Shows: Jazz

The Jazz Format, swinging you around and driving you home. WHPK’s famed DJs play the sounds of Jazz from the inside to the outside; their musical knowledge will educate, enlighten, and entertain. Jazz broadcasts every weeekend and most evenings with a variety that includes Latin Jazz, Be Bop, Swing, Big Band, Free Jazz, the sounds of yesterday and tomorrow.


Start Stop Show DJ  
6:30pm 9:00pm


Jazz, ancient to future / The most dangerous jazz show in Chicago
John Litweiler


7:00pm 9:00pm


Will Lee


7:00pm 9:00pm


Edward Mead’s “JAZZ MENAGERIE” radio broadcast is a 2-hour program comprised of mostly mainstream Jazz and presents relevant information pertaining to Jazz: yesterday, today and tomorrow. Listen to Edward every other Wednesday from 7 pm-9 pm for a little Jazz information, a little Jazz education, and a little Jazz recreation for the global Jazz nation.
Edward Mead


7:00pm 9:00pm

This show has jazz in it

Erick Hampton
9:00pm 12:00am

Jazz with Pete Mosby

Jazz Kicker's Den featuring jazz, the music that makes the world go round
Pete Mosby aka the jazz kicker


8:00am 12:00pm

Jammin John's Merri-Go-Round

John Sanders
12:00pm 2:00pm

Jorie K's Journey

A spirited journey into jazz through the neighborhoods of funk, world music, breakbeat, and American classics.
Jorie K
    — Alternating with —  

Urban Aspirations

Eavesdropping with Urban Aspirations" is the home of the curious jazz enthusiast, featuring an eclection (eclectic collection) of various jazz genres from Armstrong to Zawinul or "A to Z". You can Eavesdrop on Mark Coulter and Marcus Burks, altrenating Saturdays from noon until 2pm. "There's no telling what you might over-hear.
Mark Coulter
& Marcus Burks
7:00pm 9:00pm

What Is This Thing Called Jazz?

Adventures in Modern Music since 1975
The Dean of WHPK DJ's


9:00am 11:00am

Morning Jazz

Michelle Drayton
    — Alternating with —  

The Laws of Jazz

Jazz at its best, with flavorful commentaries and insightful, thought-provoking informational tidbots. Laws is a law unto himself: relentless in his presentation of top-notch jazz and extremely knowledgeable of the musicians that present the sound.
Andy Laws
11:00am 2:00pm

Jazz Rapp with the Impressario Al Carter-Bey

The impressario - the musical host of over 30 years of jazz radio experience. The host with a musical library of 30,000 recordings; keeping the musical history of jazz alive; jazz being america's only orginal art form, as the American Classical Music within the idiom of jazz". if your musical tastes vary and jazz pleases you the most join the impressario al carter-bey.
Al Carter Bey
2:00pm 4:00pm

Journey Into Jazz

Journey into Jazz focuses on the popular sounds of jazz and the journey that the current local musicians take to personalize their sound. Gentle Smooth Lady Phillips dedicates most of her show to uplifting local artists by playing their recordings (usually renditions of jazz standards). Phillips also conducts regular interviews with local celebrities and keeps her listening community informed of all the local happenings. She also often has free giveaways for exciting events.
Brenda Philips and Linda Hall (the Twins)
    — Alternating with —  

Richard's Show

4:00pm 6:00pm

Jazz with Bryan

Bryan Muhammad
    — Alternating with —  

Jazz with Rahsaan

Rahsaan Clark Morris
10:00pm 12:00am

Jazz with Pete Mosby

Featuring jazz, the music that makes the world go round
Pete Mosby aka the jazz kicker
    — Alternating with —  

Kyle + Jazz

Kyle Oleksiuk