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Now's the Time

Spanning decades and including artists from Charlie Parker to Cannonball Adderley, each episode of Now's the Time with Martin Berger features the musical stylings of an influential jazz artist.

Now's the Time Program Guide January 2024

Jan. 6 Buck Clayton (1911-91)

  • Trumpet mainstay of the original Basie band, iconic figure in "mainstream" jazz.

Jan 13 Don Byas (1912-72)

  • Brilliant tenor saxophonist, on the the cusp between swing and bop.

Jan 20 Dizzy Gillespie (1917-93)

  • Energetic trumpeter, a founding father of modern jazz.

Jan 27 Art Hodes (1904-93)

  • Solid traditional-jazz/blues pianist, locked into the essentials of the music.

Please note that, due to DMCA Copyright Law Now's the Time is only available on the WYSU terrestrial broadcast; this program is not streamed online.