Serenade to the City

Weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM
  • Hosted by Aaron Cohen

Serenade to the City with Aaron Cohen, weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM with a mix of Contemporary, Classic and Mainstream Jazz.  Serenade to the City with Aaron Cohen weekdays from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM.

New Music: Laila Biali by Laila Biali

Feb 7, 2018

Vancouver-born  Pianist and Vocalist Laila Biali made her mark first as a child playing classical music and attending the Royal Conservatory.   As an adult she's played with Chris Botti, Suzanne Vega and Sting. She's toured the world playing at famous Jazz events and venues. Her new self released, eponymous Laila Biali includes originals, a Contemporary Jazz cover of David Bowie's Let's Dance, and a musical accompaniment to a 13th Century poem from Rumi.

New Music: All In My Mind By Dr. Lonnie Smith

Jan 28, 2018

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master, Dr. Lonnie Smith releases his second record on Blue Note, the label he made his name on in the 1960s on a series of sides with Lou Donaldson and then on his own. All In My Mind is a live set, featuring covers and original compositions from the Hammond B-3 Master.

New Music: Music For Film By Terence Blanchard

Jan 22, 2018

Terence Blanchard is a trumpet player, composer, bandleader, and has composed the scores to over 50 films in a prolific career. His music is the accompaniment to most Spike Lee films. On this new record from Silva Screen Music, Film Fest Gent continues their tradition of honoring movie music by releasing Music For Film, featuring Blanchard and the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra.

The record features 16 cuts from films including music from Clockers, She Hate Me, Miracle At St. Ana, Bamboozled, Chi-Raq, Malcolm X and others. You can hear cuts from Music For Film on Serenade to the City on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Monday through Friday from  10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

NEW MUSIC: Dedication By Steve Slagle

Jan 17, 2018

New York City-based Steve Slagle is a Jazz saxophonist, flautist and composer that has released over a dozen sessions over the years.  He has played with legends and up and comers.  His latest on Panorama is called Dedication and features seven original tracks and a cover of Wayne Shorter's Charcoal Blues.

Slagle's combo on this record includes:   Lawrence Fields on keys; Scott Colley on bass; Bill Stewart on drums; Roman Diaz on conga and percussion; and, Dave Stryker on guitar.  You can hear cuts from Dedication on Jazz 91.9 WCLK during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., as well as on Jazz Tones Sundays from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

New Music: Blood Moon By Dave Bennett

Jan 7, 2018

Dave Bennett is a multi-instrumentalist and clarinet prodigy who has been playing in combos and bigger bands since he was asked by legendary Trumpeter Doc Cheatham to play from the bandstand at New York's Sweet Basil's when he was 12 years old.   Blood Moon is his second record on Mack Avenue, and features a mix of original and cover songs.   

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