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10:42am

Wed December 8, 2004
From WMOT News

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Franklin, KY – Shawn Jacobs talked with leader and bass player Ben Jaffe about how the band got its start

12:00pm

Tue December 7, 2004
From WMOT News

OLD IN STIR

Murfreesboro, TN – With the number of older prisoners in America doubling every four years, government officials are examining ways to reduce the prison population.

10:34am

Mon December 6, 2004
Columns

Herbie Hancock on JazzSet

Decenber 12th JazzSet features Hancock

At 8:00 pm on WMOT Jazz-89 on December 12th, JazzSet honors Herbie Hancock at the Blue Note in NY. Hancock is honored as he moves into his fifth decade of keyboard greatness at the leading edge. Hancock's style, greatly influenced by Bill Evans, mixes introspective and energetic elements, and fuses blues and gospel influences with bebop and classical elements. Gary Thomas is on tenor, Scott Colley on bass, and Terri Lyne Carrington on drums in this performance from 2004's Toast of the Nation.

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10:12am

Sun December 5, 2004
Columns

McPartland Gets Her Guests

PLAYING HARD TO GET WON'T WORK WITH MARIAN MCPARTLAND

Attention Stevie Wonder, Keith Jarrett, and Woody Allen: Marian McPartland is after you, and she won't give up until she gets you!

For what? Rest assured, nothing nefarious. McPartland simply wants them to join her in her radio "living room," better known as Piano Jazz. The show, which airs on WMOT onSundays, is the most widely listened-to NPR? jazz program and the longest running national performance program on public radio.

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11:28am

Fri December 3, 2004
From WMOT News

A Chemical Eye on Scientific Literacy

Murfreesboro, TN – MTSU instructor Dr. Preston McDougal says don't be fooled by silly, scientific rumors and internet hoaxes.

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