Freedom in the Groove

Mondays, 10 p.m. - midnight

Freedom in the Groove spotlights modern jazz at its finest. The show features not only the highest quality contemporary jazz music, but also live interviews with the musicians who are at the forefront of its creation. Freedom in the Groove is remotely broadcast every week by host Matt Heister all the way from New York City, ensuring that this exciting music is delivered to your ears directly from the world's greatest source for jazz!

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Station Announcement
4:19 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Pianist Gerard D’Angelo On Freedom In The Groove

Master jazz pianist Gerard D’Angelo will be joining us for a live interview on Monday, March 3rd at 10pm during the broadcast of Freedom in the Groove.

We will hear about his experience sharing the stage with everyone from jazz legend Nat Adderley to comedian Billy Crystal. He will also tell us what it is like giving piano lessons to actor Ben Stiller!

As a special bonus, Gerard will share information on how to receive a free download of his latest release “9th Avenue Jam” with his group Rodwell & Friends featuring Steve LaSpina and Tony Tedesco. D’Angelo is New York City’s best-kept jazz secret—don’t miss this interview!

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Events
12:34 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Taste of Jazz features Live Music Monday December 23

Tune in for a live jazz jam on Monday December 23rd at 7pm.

As a special holiday treat show host, Dave Fries will present a live set on A Taste of Jazz featuring five outstanding local musicians. The quartet will consist of the twin tenor saxophones of Dan & Dexter Wilborn with an all-star rhythm section featuring Matt Heister on guitar, the superb Acoustic Bass of Ron Pirtle anchored by the versatile Nick Chirico on drums.

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Station Announcement
10:25 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Guitarist Matt Sollinger On Freedom In The Groove

Join us on Monday, November 25th at 10 p.m. for a live in-studio session with up-and-coming guitarist Matt Sollinger.  Under the tutelage of Peter Mazza and Ed MacEachen, Sollinger is quickly gaining the tools necessary for becoming one of the jazz greats of tomorrow. When he's not cutting his teeth on the NYC club scene, he's getting his formal education at The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music. Tune in promptly at 10 p.m. to catch some live playing from this budding talent!

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Station Announcement
11:01 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Pianist Peter Zak On Freedom In The Groove

Pianist Peter Zak on Freedom In The Groove, Monday, November 4th at 10 p.m.

From his prowess as a powerful musician/composer to his exceptional skills as an educator, it’s easy to see why pianist Peter Zak is an integral part of the New York City jazz scene. Peter will be joining us on Freedom in the Groove for a live interview to discuss his brand new album, The Eternal Triangle.

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Live Musical Guest
12:09 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Adam Larson On Freedom In The Groove

Join us promptly at 10 p.m. on Monday, April 1st, for a special edition of Freedom in the Groove featuring guest artist Adam Larson. During our discussion, we will feature music from his new album "Simple Beauty". Learn why the Chicago Tribune describes Adam as "A player for whom the word ‘prodigious’ was coined."

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