Programs A-Z

  • Your host, veteran jazz broadcaster, Mark Chilla, presents a weekly exploration of jazz AND American popular song, organized by a historical topic or a lyrical theme.

  • "Blue Dimensions" is a weekly one-hour program of blues, jazz, and other related styles of music, focusing on present-day artists and songs with a certain nod to the past and the great history of the music.  Each week host/producer Jonny...

  • On Saturdays, the contemporary jazz world awaits you with favorites like, Kirk Whalum, Pat Metheny [Muh thane Knee] Robert Glasper, Diana Krall, Cassandra Wilson and many more can all be heard right here on 88.5 FM.

  • Enjoy the refreshing sounds of all things traditional each Sunday.  Your “Cool Jazz" repertoire includes old and new traditional hits from vocalists like Etta Jones and Aimee Allen, or saxophonists, Houston Person and Joshua...

  • The Cool Jazz Countdown is a weekly survey based on national jazz chart movement, listener feedback and local radio airplay. It highlights the Top Ten Jazz Albums of the week within the Traditional and Contemporary genres. It's hosted by radio...

  • From beautiful southern New Hampshire, WJSU-FM 88.5 is happy to bring you DreamFarm Radio, hosted by the lovely and talented Julie Lavender. The show is a unique experience of eclectic jazz music providing an intimate window into the very heart...

  • On “Evening Jazz,” your host Meredith Michele (Hairston) treats you to a “jazztastic” evening filled with traditional and contemporary sounds from musicians Wes Montgomery, Cory Weeds, Irvin Mayfield; groups like the Jazz Professors and Beat...

  • About the Show

    NPR Music, Member Station WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center united to create the next generation of jazz programming from public radio.

    Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician

  • “Jazz Reflections” from WJSU presents a wide spectrum of the traditional pioneers of jazz like Ella Fitzgerald, Max Roach, Miles Davis, Dinah Washington and Duke Ellington.  It's all hosted by jazz enthusiast and New Orleans native Gerard...

  • Start your weekday off with “JazzMatic Mornings” as your host  serves you the best in jazz.  You may stumble upon ballads from Mary Stallings and Diana Krall or the guitar riffs of Larry Coryell and Grant Green.  Have it all with a mixed blend...

  • “Latin Jazz” on WJSU combines rhythms from African and Latin American countries with jazz and classical harmonies from Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States.  Listeners will enjoy recent chart-toppers, as well as hear from...

  • NewUrbanJazz was launched on October 1, 2008.  On February 5, 2008, CD101.9 (NYC) flipped the format to Rock 'n' Roll, and shortly after, several stations flipped up and down the East Coast. "NUJ was tested in 2004 atWJSJ/Jacksonville, Fl. and...

  • Originating from WCLK Public Radio in Atlanta, Georgia, “The Soul of Jazz” combines the best in classic and contemporary soul/jazz, international rhythms, dance music and other gender bending styles.  This mix has garnered fans from all over...

  • Hosted by Gerard Howard, "The Afternoon Set" has something for everyone.  Indulge in sounds from Gerard’s hometown of New Orleans with trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and Mr. I’m so New Orleans himself Kermit Ruffins or Bay Area native, Dave Brubeck...

  • "The Groove" with host Rufus Harrison, is a cool jazz show with a great deal of texture, character and depth.  Harrison's rich voice compliments a musical mix that is easy to listen to.  The show features contemporary jazz artists like Gerald...

  • Every Friday at 11am, beginning October 4, tune in to WJSU for "Who Played It Best". WJSU will play ONE jazz standard back to back by TWO jazz artists. Listen to the two versions. Visit