This week on “Destination Out”, Mike Johnston featured recordings from the late 1950’s and into the 1960s, interpreting the music of Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker. We heard from Steve Lacey, Roswell Rudd, and Max Roach.  

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 “Destination Out”, Mike Johnston featured the work of the Jerry Allen, Charlie Haden, and Paul Motian trio, with recordings from 1987-1991. 

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 "Destination Out", Mike Johnston noted the passing of saxophonist Danny Thompson who was with the Sun Ra Arkestra.