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WJCT's David Luckin offers listeners "music without walls," a musical journey around the world and through time. Chill out with the relaxing, laid-back sounds of downtempo, nu jazz, reggae and dub. You'll also find musical surprises—specials that revisit our cultural history or celebrate music icons.

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The pianist and composer John Beasley has one of the most formidable tasks of anyone associated with today's International Jazz Day, the celebration produced by UNESCO and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. He's music director of the centerpiece concert to be live-streamed from Istanbul tonight (2 p.m. ET in the U.S.).

Capitol Records

In 2011, TIME  Magazine created a list of the top 100 English Language Pop Songs.

If you've got the time, I invite you to sit back and enjoy some of the most creative and enduring pop songs ever. The collection spans from 1923 to the 2000’s.

Here's Frank Sinatra singing one of the top 100 songs to start you out. Hey, it’s the weekend and you’ve got the time!

Heinrich Klaffs

The New York Times has reported that Richie Havens, who for many epitomized the music and spirit of the 1960's, has died of a heart attack at the age of 72.

"I was a good boy," South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela assures NPR's Michel Martin. But still, he says, "as a kid, I was whipped on a slow day at least three times."

Eventually, Masekela told his chaplain, "If I can get a trumpet, Father, I won't bother anybody."

His wish came true.

Terri Lyne Carrington On JazzSet

Apr 19, 2013

Money Jungle has a story. One day in 1962, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach recorded an album and gave it that provocative title. The repertoire was new blues by Ellington, who was in his 60s, while Roach and Mingus were each about 40.

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