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What You'll Hear: The classic sounds and styles of jazz masters, past and present.

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The Blue Note Hour with Bruce Lundvall

The Blue Note Hour with Bruce Lundvall
Fridays 6 pm ET
Rebroadcast Sunday 9 am, Wednesdays midnight ET

Hosted by Bruce Lundvall, Chairman Emeritus of Blue Note Records, this show is a celebration of the sound that has defined classic jazz for more than 70 years.

A Night At Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

A Night At Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Fridays 8 pm ET
Sundays 4 pm ET

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola jumps all year 'round with the hottest talent in jazz at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home to Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC.

Manteca - Latin Jazz

Manteca - Latin Jazz
Fridays 9 pm ET

Put on your dancing shoes for some sizzling Latin Jazz from artists like Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Cal Tjader, Paquito D'Rivera, Chucho Valdes, and Mongo Santamaria.

Riverwalk Jazz

Riverwalk Jazz
Saturdays 9 am ET
Rebroadcasts Sundays 9 pm ET

Every week the Jim Cullum Jazz Band and special guest play traditional jazz from early 20th century from The Landing, located on San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk.

American Jazz

American Jazz
Saturdays 10 am ET
Rebroadcasts Mondays midnight ET

East coast jazz broadcast legend Dick Golden spins two hours of tunes from the Great American Songbook played by classic jazz singers like Tony Benny and Ella Fitzgerald and stylish instrumentalists like Bill Evans and Miles Davis.

Jazzset with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Jazzset with Dee Dee Bridgewater
Saturdays 12 pm ET
Rebroadcasts the following Saturday 12 am ET

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater hosts this series of jazz concerts, recorded at some of the most famous venues in the world and featuring top names in the world of jazz.

Jazz For Young People

Jazz For Young People
Saturdays 12 pm ET

America’s jazz ambassador, Wynton Marsalis, breaks down the meaning of jazz for kids of all ages in a show inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s 60’s tv show “Music For Young People.

Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center

Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center
Saturdays 8 pm ET
Rebroadcasts Thursdays 12 am ET

Real Jazz takes you live to the "House of Swing," as Wynton Marsalis leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Trane Tracks

Trane Tracks
Sundays 10 am ET

Spend Sunday morning relaxing and unwinding with the music of one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. Les Davis is the host for an hour of the music of the legendary John Coltrane.

Beyond Jazz

Beyond Jazz
Sundays 5 pm ET

Beyond Jazz explores the roots of modern jazz music and features the legendary musicians who, 30 years ago, helped change the very definition of the form.

Miller Time with Marcus Miller

Miller Time with Marcus Miller
Sundays 6 pm ET
Rebroadcasts Tuesdays midnight ET

Esteemed producer/composer and bassist Marcus Miller serves up a 360 degree musical sample of jazz from the roots to the future, bebop to hip-hop, blues to fusion, old-time swing to new jack swing to anything.

French Quarter

French Quarter
Sundays 10 pm ET

Take a rollicking journey through the soul of New Orleans with two hours of traditional New Orleans jazz music.

Eulis Cathey

Eulis Cathey
Weekdays 9 am - 3 pm ET

For over 30 years, Eulis Cathey has made his living in jazz; as a radio personality, producer and record company executive at Verve, Island, Atlantic and others. His experience with artists such as Joe Henderson, Regina Carter and Gary Bartz gives him an insight and passion that frequently emerges. Email Eulis

Les Davis

Les Davis
Mondays - Thursdays 6 pm - 12 am ET
Sundays 10 am - 4 pm ET

Les's "eureka!" moment came during a Frank Sinatra concert at NYC's Paramount Theater. For many decades since, he's been a jazz broadcaster and host of shows at The Village Gate, The Blue Note and other legendary haunts. "All those wonderful emails from the listeners really make my day," says Les. Email Les

Mark Ruffin

Mark Ruffin
Weekdays 3 pm - 6 pm ET
Sundays 7 pm - 8 pm ET

Mark Ruffin is a two-time Emmy-winning broadcaster and journalist who played jazz on the radio in Chicago for over 25 years before joining the Real Jazz airwaves. He’s written over 600 articles for Down Beat, Jazziz, Playboy, Chicago Magazine and others, and he welcomes your requests and feedback. Email Mark

Dermot Hussey

Dermot Hussey
Saturdays 2 pm - 8 pm ET

Hussey is a recipient of a Musgrave Medal, the prestigious Jamaican award for services to media and music, and he was inducted into the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Hall of Fame. As co-author of Bob Marley: Reggae King of the World and producer of the Marley interview on Marley's album Talkin' Blues, he brings a refreshing island breeze to Real Jazz. Email Dermot