WSSB 90.3 FM

Programs A-Z

  • Three hours of Big Band, Bebop and Beyond Café Jazz is a mix of original vinyl recordings with contemporary jazz releases on CD. The show is energetic, classic and classy. It is filled with lots of fulsome big band sounds, with horns that swing...

  • “Catch the Flo” (launching in 2016) features jazz music, both straight and smooth, Latin grooves, urban instrumentals, southern jam bands, soulful vocalists and more. Marcus has a velvety radio voice honed as a host on DC’s WJZW 105.9 (during...

  • Cool Jazz Conversations, hosted by Marcellus "Bassman" Shepard. The Bassman talks with a variety of musicians, producers, and others in the industry over various topics like, travel, music, libations, and more! Every Saturday from 2:00 PM to 3...

  • The Cool Jazz Countdown is a weekly survey based on national jazz chart movement, listener feedback and radio airplay.

    • It highlights the Top Ten Jazz Albums of the week within the Traditional and Contemporary genres.
    • Shares...
  • Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, and the biases that shape our...

  • "In the Room" features live musical performances, in-depth interviews, and conversations with music artists and influential people.  "In the Room" is created and produced by Jazz 90.3, WSSB Radio Station. 

  • A talk show with a heart hosted by Sam Sanders. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

  • Jazz from the Past, celebrates the legends of jazz, as well as, keeps jazz music from the past alive and passing it  forward into the 21st century.

     

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  • We are pleased to announce the launch of Jazz in the New Millennium on the AAPRC Network. It’s a one-hour jazz program hosted by veteran journalist, radio host, and educator, Rick Mitchell. Jazz in the New Millennium, celebrates musicians who...

  • A broadcast journalist and program host for nearly 40 years, Dave Schwan has had a life-long fascination with the history of Jazz, American music and their contributions to the world.  He believes that Jazz is a true art form...

  • Dee Alexander is one of Chicago’s most gifted and respected vocalists/songwriters. Her musical interests span virtually every genre, especially those related to the African diaspora, including Gospel, R&B, Blues, Neo-soul and other musical...

  • As a Jazz radio host, producer, program or music director for commercial and public Jazz radio stations, Chicago native John Hill has gained over 35 years of Jazz radio experience. His broadcast career started at Fisk University in Nashville,...

  • Born and raised in the Detroit area, Leslie Keros has been steeped in music since she can remember, taking classical piano lessons, singing in youth and adult choirs, and attending fine arts camp in the summer. She first heard jazz on the radio...

  • Hosted by Maria Hinojosa, Latino USA offers insight into the lived experiences of Latino communities and is a window on the current and merging cultural, political and social ideas impacting Latinos and the nation.

  • New Urban Jazz is a fusion of Contemporary Jazz mixed with Urban and Brazilian Flavors, created in 2008 after fallout from the cancellation of over 30 commercial smooth jazz stations in the US in 24 months. Smooth jazz formats had taken a ...

  • New Wave Jazz, hosted by WSSB's Program Director, Dre Brothers. A show where you will get to explore and be introduced to the new sounds and artists behind the new wave of jazz. The show highlights music, culture, style, and much more! Every...

  • Two of NPR's most popular podcasts have been combined for a new weekly radio program!

    Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll up your sleeves journalism. The team...

  • This is the mainstream jazz show we’ve been waiting for! “Café Jazz” (our first mainstream show) has been a tough act to follow… but we have finally found a companion show that is on par. “Return to the Source” provides the polished...

  • The Groove features contemporary jazz artists like Gerald Albright, Marion Meadows, George Benson, Marcus Miller and Boney James — mixed with heavy weight vocalist such as Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, Bill Withers, Liz Wright and Al Jarreau. ...

  • The Roots of Smooth is a music program, that more broadly displays how music connects us to a global community. This hour-long series showcases artists playing their music, and the music of their influences both in and outside of the jazz world...

  • This show has become a kind of cultural phenomena in Atlanta (not to mention a huge on-air fundraising success), and WCLK has graciously agreed to extend a weekend version to AAPRC Affiliate stations. It’s a part of our efforts to help stations...