Dale Morris

Station Engineer

 An award-winning engineer and musician, Dale Morris has been a student of technology for more than three decades. At WJSU-FM 88.5, he was the project leader that made WJSU the first digital radio station in Mississippi. He has partnered with other stations in grant writing. Dale says he “frequently gets questions from friends and colleagues about the latest gadget or technology, so why not package some of this information." He aims to accomplish this as host of the segment  “On Tap.”  Catch “On Tap” as an occasional segment in the the news magazine “The Full Spectrum.”

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  "The Juneteenth Jazz Jamboree" is a musical and historical celebration of a significant African-American holiday that marks the formal end of slavery and has evolved into a tradition of food, games, music, and remembrance of ancestors.  The program includes freedom-related jazz from John Coltrane, Louis Jordan, Max Roach with Abbey Lincoln, Paul Robeson with Count Basie, Charles Lloyd, Carmen McRae and more (including musical tributes to African-American icons such as Jackie Robinson and Joe Louis), as well as background and insights from African-American emancipat

MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL: The premiere United States Air Force Band, the Airmen of Note, presents its complete 2019 Jazz Heritage Series. This radio broadcast consists of three hour-long  concerts featuring vocalist Cyrille Aimee, pianist Kenny Barron and saxophonist Branford Marsalis. Tune in Monday, May 27 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM to cool and current 88.5 FM or 

For the last 16 years, bassist Raphael Semmes has hosted the monthly Fusion Coffeehouse Jazz Series making conversation and music with jazz musicians. On International Jazz Day, April 30, he will visit the studios of WJSU 88.5 for an inside look into Mississippi's premier jazz station and what makes it work.

 

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