The Beat

Saturdays Noon-3pm

'The Beat' is a weekly mix of jazz, blues and much more. Each week, host David Nicholas plays selections from WCMU's extensive record and CD library, and brings in some of his own favorite albums from home. 

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Happy 2018 from The Beat!!! New music from Pat Martino -- classics from Shirley Horn, Pat Metheny and Miles Davis and we remember vocalist Kevin Mahogany who passed away in late December.

To close out 2017, one last spin of Organissimo's live disc from this year, plus classic '57 Village Vanguard music from Sonny Rollins and classic '72 live material from Rock HOFers Yes!

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Holiday music for your soul.  Music brought to you by Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Ponder, Vince Guaraldi and Diana Krall!

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Songs of holiday jazz and blue's.

December brings more holiday jazz and blues to The Beat!