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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This week on "The Beat", David Nicholas at 30 (I wish) but it has been 30 years with WCMU. We'll dig some favorites from Chris Connor, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Lee Morgan, Grant Green and Oscar Peterson from the first LP played from David's first Nightside gig in 1990!!

This week on "The Beat": music from Duke Ellington, Randy WestonCarla Bley and Steve SwallowHerbie HancockMiles Davis and Art Pepper!

This week on "The Beat", Dinah Washington - Verve RecordsLee Morgan - Blue Note RecordsChet Baker, and Karrin Allyson...plus remembering Ray Mantilla and looking back at the Deja Vu LP from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young!

This week on "The Beat", David Nicholas at 30 (I wish) but it has been 30 years with WCMU. We'll dig some favorites from Chris Connor, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Lee Morgan, Grant Green and Oscar Peterson from the first LP played from David's first Nightside gig in 1990!!

This week on "The Beat", a tribute for pianist, composer, and innovator, McCoy Tyner. His work as a leader, his work with John Coltrane, plus recordings he played on with Grant Green - Blue Note RecordsLee Morgan - Blue Note RecordsJoe Henderson - Blue Note RecordsStanley Turrentine and more.

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