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  "Return to the Source" January Jazz Spotlights





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Jazz is a cornerstone of the public radio format. It's practically the only place on the radio to hear and celebrate "America's Indigenous Classical Music".  We offer six hours of straight-ahead jazz programs weekly, presented by knowledgeable and talented hosts that deliver world class programming to listeners.  
"Return to the Source"
   Jazz Giant Spotlights in January

Douglas Turner 
Doug Turner, Host of "Return to the Source" produces a weekly 3-hour mainstream jazz show that is top-shelf.  Built into the show are two segments that highlight the music, life, and times of two jazz artists that have made significant contributions to the music.


Here's a schedule of artists spotlighted in upcoming episodes of Return to the Source this month:


January 11 -  Vibraphonist Milt "Bags" Jackson and 

Pianist Cyrus Chestnut

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      January 18 - Drummer Max Roach and Pianist

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January 25 - Saxophonist Billy Harper and Trombonist

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February 1 - Saxophonist Benny Golson and Vibraphonist 

Bobby Hutcherson

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  Return to the Source is produced at WJAB in Huntsville AL, at Alabama A&M University.



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   Host Gene Knight


Cafe Jazz and Return to the Source are complimentary programs that can be scheduled as an entire weekend daypart.  Together they provide 6 hours of world class mainstream jazz programming, with  knowledgeable hosts, and great production values.                                               

 20 stations in our 55 station network are broadcasting "Café Jazz" every week.  The show is getting kudos from New York to Alaska.  It is a great show for attracting an ethnically diverse  audience of cultural connoisseurs.  


Café Jazz is produced at the studios of WVAS in Montgomery AL, at Alabama State University. 

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Loretta Rucker
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 African-American Public Radio Consortium