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I can barely imagine being alive for 50 years, yet Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea have been professional colleagues and personal buddies since the 1960s.

Host Stephanie Renée chats with Philadelphia-area and global music luminaries involved in the making of Jeff Bradshaw’s first live CD recording, HOME. 900AM WURD presents some of the highlights of this historic event in our WURD Backstage series. This installment features WRTI radio host J. Michael Harrison.

WURD was on-hand to witness the celebration of Jeff Bradshaw’s long-awaited live CD project, HOME, featuring some of his talented friends in the music business and in life.

On a snowy Mardi Gras Day in Philadelphia, Stephanie Renée caught up with New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield for a pre-show conversation at The Kimmel Center.

900AM-WURD is in the final days of our 2014 900 on 90 Membership Campaign! We’ve lined up some GREAT prizes exclusively for 900 in 90 members to give away at our September 30 “Eye on Education” symposium at the Franklin Institute. Not a member yet? Click the headline for sign-up information!

Jazz lovers from all walks of life are invited to join Art Sanctuary on September 7 as it hosts a free afternoon of celebration at the Historic Church of the Advocate, dedicated to honoring John Coltrane’s contributions to jazz music and the arts and music scene as a whole.

Philadelphia’s John Blake Jr., a world-renown jazz violinist and cherished former teacher at both the Settlement Music School and University of the Arts, has died at age 67 from complications of multiple myeloma.

Pheralyn Dove guest hosts today’s edition of “The Karamu” while Dr. Richard Cooper is on vacation. The first half of the show is dedicated to solutions to the education crisis, and the second half will be a mix of cultural arts happenings that you need to have on your radar!


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