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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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!

New releases from Erik Wyatt, Dave Zinno, Eva Cortes and Caesar the first music for the holiday CDs from Chris Pasin and Leslie Odom!

A special Vietnam Era edition of The Beat this week...voices of those who served and music from C,S,N & Y, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Santana and more!