SportsJam features in-depth interviews with top athletes, coaches, reporters, authors and fans of the sports world. WBGO News and Sports Director Doug Doyle started the award-winning podcast SportsJam in 2008. The Pennsylvania State University graduate is one of the most decorated reporters in New Jersey radio history. SportsJam with Doug Doyle was recently named one of the top sports podcasts in 2017.
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Jazz United is a wide-ranging conversation show from WBGO Studios, hosted by critic Nate Chinen and broadcaster Greg Bryant. Covering a host of subjects relevant to the musical community, it draws on the shared enthusiasms of its hosts as well as some key differences. Bryant, the host of Jazz After Hours, is a seasoned radio host and musician; Chinen is a longtime journalist and the author of Playing Changes: Jazz For the New Century. Jazz United brings their distinct perspectives into dialo ...
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Hosted by Michael Hill Newark Today is a monthly program focusing on social, economic and political topics. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is a regular guest. Newark Today is broadcast the third Thursday of every month. Our call-in number is 844-677-9283. You can also contact us on the Newark Today Facebook Page or on Twitter @NewarkToday. The next episodes airs on Thursday, February 18 at 8pm. Add to your calendar now .
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Genevieve Artadi talks about her creative partnership with Louis Cole and Faris Ishaq proclaims he's the world's first Nay flute jazz artist.By Simon Rentner
As a supplement to WBGO's 2021 Fall Preview, Jazz United picks a half-dozen new releases we're excited about.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Award-winning producer, director and former sports executive Ross Greenburg rejoins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk up the documentary "Extra Innings from 9/11: 20 Years Later"By Doug Doyle
Former pro and Pitt kicker Sean Conley joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his new book "The Point After: How One Resilient Kicker Learned there was More to Life than the NFL"By Doug Doyle
Former ND Coach Terry Brennan's son, Terry Jr., joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his father's new bookBy Doug Doyle
The electronic artist Mndsgn draws from crossover jazz of the 1970s and '80s on his latest album, 'Rare Pleasure.'By Simon Rentner
In the first mailbag episode of Jazz United, Greg Bryant and Nate Chinen answer many of your burning questions.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
The founder and CEO of RealResponse David Chadwick joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his award-winning anonymous reporting platform for athletic teams and organizationsBy Doug Doyle
Joe Brent (mandolin) and Sara Caswell (violin) unleash the full potential of their chamber jazz group 9 Horses on their new recording, 'Omegah'By Simon Rentner
The first Arab-American female NASCAR driver Toni Breidinger joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her rising career on the track and how her family and fans are cheering her onBy Doug Doyle
'The Complete Live at the Lighthouse' finds trumpeter Lee Morgan leading one of the greatest bands of the early 1970s. Jazz United considers its legacy anew, as illuminated by this 12-LP boxed set.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her historic win in Freestyle Wrestling at the Tokyo GamesBy Doug Doyle
For the last 20 years, Pi Recordings has been a home and haven to the avant-garde, including first-wave members of the AACM. The Checkout catches up with label co-founders Seth Rosner and Yulun Wang, who say the mission is ongoing.By Simon Rentner
The big intermission is over, but how long will it last? Jazz United examines the return to in-person performances and checks in with Spike Wilner, owner of Smalls Jazz Club.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
The President and CEO of Teqball USA Ajay Nwosu and stars of the fastest growing sport in the world join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the popularity of the sport and why it could be an Olympic sport in 2028By Doug Doyle
The Checkout discusses 'KIMBROUGH,' an extravagant tribute to an underrated artist, who left us at the end of 2020.By Simon Rentner, Nate Chinen
Award-winning filmmaker and legendary documentarian Ken Burns and PBS present Muhammad Ali in SeptemberBy Doug Doyle
Visual artist, musician, writer and sports fan Andy Friedman joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his Spotlight70 baseball images and his amazing careerBy Doug Doyle
To kick off Season Two of Jazz United, we shine a light on Impulse Records, the self-proclaimed home for "The New Wave in Jazz" — describing its impact on us as listeners and its enduring significance on the musical landscape.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Bassist Paul Bender and keyboardist Simon Mavin speak with Simon Rentner on The Checkout about Hiatus Kaiyote's new album, 'Mood Valiant.'By Simon Rentner
Indianapolis Colts DT Chris Williams and his athletic trainer Gavin Ingster join SportsJam with Doug Doyle from the Sports Performance Lab in Middletown, New JerseyBy Doug Doyle
U.S. Olympic Rower Alex Miklasevich and his father Matt, a former college basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh, beams with pride. They share their stories on SportsJam with Doug DoyleBy Doug Doyle
As we come to the end of Pride Month, The Checkout checks in with Michael Mayo, who talks about embracing his bisexual identity and expressing himself fully on 'Bones,' his Mack Avenue debut.By Simon Rentner
Former Giants punter Steve Weatherford, the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle, talks about the upcoming ten-year Super Bowl championship reunion and his upcoming two-day motivational seminarBy Doug Doyle
Malcolm D. Lee, director of Space Jam: A New Legacy, joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the new live action-animated movie starring LeBron JamesBy Doug Doyle
Legendary Sports Broadcaster Jim Lampley joins SportsJam host Doug Doyle to talk about his return to Boxing play-by-play and how destiny play a major part in his careerBy Doug Doyle
On the fourth episode of The Great Wealth Divide, Gabriela Tejedor and Miguel Martinez-Saenz join host Dale Favors to talk about the crucial role that education plays in financial inequality — and how to address the problem.By Dale Favors
Watch three improvising masters — Mark Dresser (double bass), Michael Dessen (trombone) and Myra Melford (piano) — perform a telematic concert on The Checkout Live.By Simon Rentner
Episode 3 of The Great Wealth Divide puts the focus on housing disparities for Black and Latinx communities, including the history of destructive government and real estate industry practices, such as redlining and disinvestment, that negatively affected access to affordable housing and home ownership.…
On The Checkout, singer and composer Jen Shyu discusses her creative process, her family heritage, and how a personal loss informed Zero Grasses: Ritual for the Losses.By Nate Chinen
Super Middleweight WBC and WBO Boxing Champion Franchón Crews-Dezurn looks to unify the title when she steps into the ring with Sweden's Elin Cedroos on June 19 on Triller's Fight Club's card in MiamiBy Doug Doyle
On the second episode of The Great Wealth Divide, we discuss how inadequate access to investment capital, financial education, mentorship, banking, and credit have all contributed to creating a significant disadvantage for Black and Latinx families.By Dale Favors
The Checkout documents jazz's first NFT drop, and poses some pressing questions about cryptocurrency in the arts space — with Greg Spero, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Oran Etkin and others.By Simon Rentner
Michael McCarthy, Sports Media Icon and GM of the Marquee Sports Network in Chicago, chats about starting up a new RSN during the coronavirus pandemicBy Doug Doyle
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Jazz United considers the Asian-American experience in jazz — and welcomes a guest, violinist Tomoko Omura.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
The Great Wealth Divide, from WBGO Studios, is focused on solutions to the systemic racism which has created the extreme wealth divide between Black and Latinx communities and their white counterparts. We’ll be discussing these issues with thought leaders who are stakeholders engaged in the work to build racial economic equity and wealth in order t…
Shabaka Hutchings and Theon Cross stop by The Checkout to discuss Sons of Kemet's powerful new album, 'Black to the Future.'By Simon Rentner
Jazz United celebrates Carla Bley, the irrefutably original composer and pianist, as she rounds the corner on an 85th birthday.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
For International Jazz Day, The Checkout features Michael Veal and Joe Armon-Jones in a tribute to Afrobeat drumming legend Tony Allen, one year after his passing.By Simon Rentner
Former MLB Centerfielder, current baseball analyst, writer and author Doug Glanville joins SportsJam to talk about this new show on the Marquee Sports Network "Class Is In Session with Doug Doyle"By Doug Doyle
In a special crossover episode of Jazz United, bassist Pino Palladino and producer Blake Mills speak with Simon Rentner of The Checkout about their album Notes with Attachments, out on New Deal/Impulse!By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen, Simon Rentner
Law enforcement and basketball come together in this latest edition of SportsJam as host Doug Doyle is joined by JUCO Hall of Fame Basketball Coach and Retired Federal Agent Bob Starkman and and legendary former FBI Agent Joseph D. Pistone (Donnie Brasco).By Doug Doyle