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Mose Allison, Claus Ogerman, Paul Bley, Bobby Hutcherson (shown here), Gato Barbieri, and more -- the jazz world lost some magnificent and important musicians in 2016. So, on the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 14th, our thematic hour (from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Greats Who Died Last Year. Tune in for a special program of remembrance and celebration -- and, as ever, wonderful music (which you’ll find nowhere else on Tulsa radio).

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 7th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of live-streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Join us right here on KWGS / Public Radio 89.5 Saturday night, the 31st, as we ring in 2017 on All This Jazz! (Or “live stream” the show at PublicRadioTulsa.org.)

It'll be three solid hours of modern/recent/classic jazz music -- from 9pm till midnight -- with a party-friendly, ring-them-bells, happy-new-year vibe...including the likes of Dexter Gordon, Peter Bernstein, Art Blakey, Rosemary Clooney, The Mingus Big Band, Benny Goodman (shown here), and many more.

Listen for the next broadcast of All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 24th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 17th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz music, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 10th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our “Listen Live” stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

"I'm not an art critic," as Mr. Burns on TV's The Simpsons once admitted, "but I know what I hate." There will be zero hate here, however, when we offer an art-appreciation-driven third hour on our next program. For the next All This Jazz broadcast -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 3rd, right here on KWGS-FM -- our thematic hour (from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Tunes Inspired by Art and Artists. We'll thus hear memorable jazz numbers created in tribute to the likes of Grant Wood, Romare Bearden, Alexander Calder, Picasso, and more....

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 26th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 19th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Here's hoping you can catch the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 12th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 5th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a wide range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 29th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 22nd, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Thelonious Monk would've turned 99 earlier this week; he was born October 10, 1917 (and died in 1982). On the next All This Jazz -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 15th, right here on KWGS-FM -- our third-hour theme (from 11pm till midnight) will be Monk's Tunes. We'll thus hear classic themes by "the high priest of bebop" as done by the likes of Bill Holman, Tommy Flanagan, Carmen McRae, and Wynton Marsalis.

Here's hoping you can join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 8th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern/recent/classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 1st, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live-streaming audio at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 24th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 17th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 10th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

It was Miles Davis who once said that jazz history could be summed up with only four words: "Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker." The one and only Charlie "Yardbird" Parker would have turned 96 last Monday; he was born August 29, 1920, and died at the age of 34.  In a nod to Parker's birthday, on the next All This Jazz -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 3rd here on KWGS-FM -- our third-hour theme (from 11pm till midnight) will be Bird's Compositions.

Rudy Van Gelder, the New Jersey-based recording engineer who (as a New York Times headline put it recently) “shaped the sound of jazz as we know it,” died earlier this week at 91.

The great Bobby Hutcherson has died -- one of my own personal faves among the jazz pantheon, and thus a musician heard often on this radio program.

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, airing on Saturday the 6th at 9pm here on Public Radio 89.5 / KWGS-FM...and online via audio streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 30th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via streaming audio at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight.

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 20th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern/recent/classic jazz, across a wide range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight.

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 16th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, starting at 9pm on Saturday the 9th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via “live stream” at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight.

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 2nd, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of "live stream" at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight.

The 2016 Tony Awards -- Broadway's version of The Oscars -- will happen Sunday night, June 12th, in New York City. And so, on the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 11th here on KWGS-FM, our 3rd-hour theme (from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Greats Playing Show Tunes. We'll hear gems from Gershwin and Porter, of course, but also excellent modern jazz takes on numbers from “My Fair Lady,” “West Side Story,” and “Bye Bye Birdie” (to name a few).

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 4th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via streaming audio at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight.

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