Destination Out

Sundays 11pm-2am

Every week, 'Destination Out' features creative improvised music, traditional world music, and jazz. Host Mike Johnston also presents a feature each week, focusing on a particular artist, or a unique style of music.

Audio for each episode of Destination Out is available for two weeks online after the episode airs. To listen, scroll below the playlists on this page and click on the photo or title of the episode you are interested in. You will then see three audio players, one for each hour of the program. This audio is automatically removed two weeks after an episode's original airdate.

This week on "Destination Out", Mike Johnston featured a previously unissued recording by saxophonist Pharoah Sanders from a 1968 festival appearance. We also heard Sanders' work with Don Cherry and Coltrane.

Destination Out: June 16, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

This week on “Destination out”, Mike Johnston featured the work of drummer Ed Blackwell, including recordings from throughout his career, and his collaborations with Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, and Don Cherry.

This week on "Destination Out", Mike Johnston featured the music of Ornette Coleman, with some of his recordings from the late 1960's and early 1970's. 

This week on "Destination Out", Mike Johnston featured a re-issue of a 1982 Griot Galaxy Release, with Faruq Z. Bey, along with other Detroit artists. 

This week on "Destination Out", Mike Johnston featured a newly released solo piano recording from Randy Weston, recorded in 1988.