WBGO

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  • Call Letters: WBGO
  • Frequency: 88.3

WBGO is a publicly-supported cultural institution that champions jazz and presents news to a worldwide audience through radio, other technologies and events.

Series

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6 Pieces

WBGO presents Living With Music, a show about music, discovery, and music discovery. Hosted by WBGO Special Projects Producer Josh Jackson.

  • From: WBGO
  • Updated: Mar 10, 2009
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27 Pieces

New Jazz in New York City

  • From: WBGO
  • Updated: Dec 31, 2014

Latest Pieces

Caption: Reid Anderson
Eric Harland is on an odyssey: seeking out the truth in music, his relationships, and continually evolving spirituality. Right now, it’s the Buddh...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Tigran Hamasyan
Robert Glasper, the celestial talent on keys joins other radiant stars -- trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, guitarist Lionel Loueke, saxophonist Marcus...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Thundercat, Credit: Ignatius Mokone
Stephen Bruner, aka Thundercat, is a self-proclaimed crazy cat person. He’s also an insanely gifted bass player, singer, and composer who collabor...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Hugh Masekela, Credit: Ignatius Mokone
When the South African bassist and composer Carlo Mombelli is stumped for ideas, he heads to the forest to sing along with the birds and insects. ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ravi Coltrane
Writer Gary Giddins proclaims the Village Vanguard to be the “most magical jazz room in the world.” Saxophonist Loren Schoenberg says it’s “the onl...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
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The Brazilian singer Pedro Sa Moraes dares us and his people to make better music, seek the sublime in tradition, and open our heads to new ideas. ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kris Bowers
Bill Frisell grew up in an age of surfing, hot rods, and the Fender Telecaster. He reflects on the music and culture of his youth with the album Gu...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jamie Cullum
Jamie Cullum, the jazz crooner with punk rock swagger, exploded on the jazz scene more than a decade ago. Now the pianist from the UK enters a new...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 44:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kavitha Shah
Two generations ago, even the thought of Kavita Shah becoming a singer would have been far-fetched. Her grandmother – who lived in a small Indian...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Jean-Michel Pilc
Critics, musicians, music connoisseurs alike seem to agree on one musician catching their ears: David Virelles. He's an emerging pianist from Santi...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1