This week on The Beat: Join David Nicholas for three hours in tribute to Chick Corea who recently passed at 79. It's Chick's music as composer and on piano, leading the seminal band Return to Forever, and as side man with Joe Farrell, Stan Getz, Eric Kloss, Herbie Mann, Joe Henderson, Cal Tjader, Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis and more!!!

This week on The Beat: Another Blue Note at 60 session, "Grant's First Stand" from Grant Green! Also, Bessie Smith, Big Joe Turner, Junior Wells, Sugar Blue, Bobby Hutcherson and Cannonball Adderley! And we remember the late pianist Junior Mance!

This week on The Beat: David Nicholas will debut Thomas Marriott, Lisa K. Hilton, Ted Poor, Shabaka & the Ancestors and more, plus more from Quincy Davis, Grete Skarpeid, and Hal Galper

This week on The Beat: Join David Nicholas for some great debuts Saturday from 1-4pm on The Beat: listen for Grete Skarpeid, Greg Yasinitsky, Meridian Odyssey, and Quincy Davis, plus a brand new recording from pianist Hal Galper recorded in Berlin in '77 with Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker !!

This week on The Beat: Join David for The Beat, Saturday from 1-4pm -- A Blue Note date at 60, Kenny Dorham and "Whistle Stop," plus Flim & the BBs, Grant Green - Blue Note Records, Jim Hall, SoVoSo, Diana Krall, and more!!