JazzSet from NPR

Airs 6:00am Saturdays, 7:00pm Sundays
Dee Dee Bridgewater

JazzSet's quality recordings capture the legends, today's top bands, and promising new talent. Occasionally, the program dips into its archives and Dee Dee shares a moment that's too good not to share.

Here JazzSet on WCLK at 6:00am Saturday mornings and 7:00pm Sunday evenings and on demand at the JazzSet website here.

JazzSet is produced by National Public Radio and our friends at WBGO in Newark.

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater
1:47 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Septet On JazzSet

Eddie Palmieri performs at the Kennedy Center.
Juan L. Cruz Courtesy of the Kennedy Center

Eddie Palmieri has been a force for Latin jazz since the 1950s, when he hosted the legendary mambo shows at New York's Palladium Ballroom. His groups, including the renowned La Perfecta, revolutionized Latin music in the 1960s and '70s. His records number more than 30 as a leader, and he's won nine Grammy Awards. At 76, Palmieri is still a foremost ambassador for the music he loves.

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8:58 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Mulgrew Miller Still Swings On JazzSet On WCLK This Weekend

Credit Jean Francois Laberine

Join us for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater  Saturday morning at 6:00a and Sunday evening at 7:00p.  This weekend's program features the last JazzSet appearance of the late pianist Mulgrew Miller and his trio playing a set of jazz classics, including songs from Cole Porter, Charlie Parker, and Thelonius Monk.  Miller passed away in May 2013.

For more information about JazzSet and this weekend's program, click here.

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8:55 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Dr. Lonnie Smith Grooves The Hammond B-3 This Weekend On JazzSet From NPR on WCLK

Dr. Lonnie Smith
Credit Benedict Smith/courtesy of the artist

Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ.  You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK.  Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

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Jazz
9:15 am
Sat February 1, 2014

Tootie Heath and Matt Wilson Are Blowing Up JazzSet From NPR, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK

Don't miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK following The Savannah Music Festival Live.  This week's program is some great, evocative mainstream jazz from the Tootie Heath Trio and Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts.  For more information on JazzSet, click here.

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Jazz
10:38 am
Sat January 4, 2014

Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project Sunday On JazzSet From NPR

Hear a Surround Sound remix of music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses three additional pieces that have special meaning at Newport.  JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR is heard exclusively on WCLK Sunday evenings at 7pm.

To re-listen or learn more about JazzSet or Ryan Truesdell, click here.

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Jazz
3:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

Ray Anderson's Pocket Brass Band Comes Alive On Jazz Set, Sunday at 7p on WCLK

Anderson shares his "musical memoir" of growing up in 1960s Chicago with a live version of his Sweet Chicago Suite at the Newport Jazz Festival. His scaled-down Pocket Brass Band aims to sound like a full-sized jazz marching band.  Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host for NPR's JazzSet, Sunday at 7pm on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

For more information about JazzSet or to listen on demand, click here.

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Jazz
8:05 am
Wed October 2, 2013

WCLK Is Your Home For NPR Jazz

WCLK is not only Atlanta's home for Jazz for almost 40 years, we are also your home for Jazz Programming from National Public Radio.  Each week you hear from Dee Dee Bridgewater on JazzSet,   Piano Jazz, with Jon Weber carrying on the legacy of Marian McPartland .  In addition we bring you jazz programming from the African American Public Radio Consortium/AAPRC, including The Roots of Smooth with Bobby Jackson and Cafe Jazz with Gene Knight.

You'll never miss a minute of jazz here and around the world by listening to Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

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Jazz
10:11 am
Sun September 29, 2013

Terri Lyne Carrington Keeps Rocking Jazz Set From NPR, Sundays at 7pm on WCLK

Dee Dee Bridgewater welcomes the dynamic Terri Lyne Carrington to JazzSet from NPR.  Check it out Sunday evenings at 7pm after the Savannah Music Festival Live on Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station.

You can check out more from JazzSet by clicking here.

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Jazz
4:00 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Terence Blanchard Plays Miles With Gil Evans Orchestra On JazzSet

Join Dee Dee Bridgewater on NPR's Jazz Set at 7pm Sunday for an evocative set recorded live at Monteray with the Gil Evans Orchestra and Terence Blanchard on trumpet playing the Miles Davis parts on classics from Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain.  Delicious.

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.

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Jazz
9:59 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Jazz Set

Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK is the NPR Jazz of The City.  Join us Sunday at 7pm when Dee Dee Bridgewater presents...Dee Dee Bridgewater in a hot jazz and vocals set.  Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host of this great program produced in part by our friends at WBGO.

More on JazzSet here.

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