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Jazz in the New Millennium
FM/HD1: Saturdays 8:00-9:00 pm

‘Jazz In the New Millennium’ features the artists who are keeping the music alive and well in the 21st Century, from living legends Wayne Shorter and Charles Lloyd, prime-time players Branford Marsalis and Jason Moran and rising stars Robert Glasper and Esperanza Spalding. Each one-hour program focuses on an individual artist, presenting their music in a historical context that is both musically enriching and educational. 

Host Rick Mitchell is a longtime music journalist and radio programmer living in Houston, Texas. He is the author of the book ‘Jazz In the New Millennium: Live and Well,’ published in 2014. The program is produced at Houston's Lamar High School, with engineers Andre Cafcalas and Mark Garza.