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  • Florida Matters More

    Each week we explore the events and issues that matter to Floridians. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes podcast of some of our more in-depth conversations.


  • Professor Prepares for Grammys

    While most of the attention at this Sunday's Grammy Awards will be on stars like Jay-Z and Bruno Mars, we'll be watching USF jazz professor Chuck Owen, whose album with his band the Jazz Surge... more...

  • Evening Masterwork: Nicolo Paganini

    When Nicolo Paganini premiered his Violin Concerto No. 1, it embodied a complexity and technicality that no one had ever heard before. Our Evening Masterwork, tonight at 7:00 PM on Classical WSMR... more...

  • All Night Jazz: Gary Burton

    We'll be lookouts "All Along the Watchtower" with host Jackson Harpe on our Jazz Trip @ Ten, plus more songs from our focus artist  of the week, vibraphonist Gary Burton. The adventure begins... more...



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Florida Matters

Florida Matters: One City, One Weekend, Two Major Events
Tampa is going to be a rather busy city on the weekend of Jan. 27-28. The city will host the 2018 National Hockey League All-Star Game during one of Tampa's biggest annual events, Gasparilla Pirate Festival. This week on Florida... more...

Classical WSMR

Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in C
Program: Evening Masterwork
During the 20th Century, composers started looking back to the Classical period for guidance and inspiration, which produced a compositional trend known as Neoclassicism. One composer to do this was Igor Stravinsky, who studied select Haydn and Beethoven symphonies while composing his own symphony between 1938 and 1940. The result was the Symphony in C, one of the core works of Stravinsky’s...more...

University Beat

USF Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies Chuck Owen is up for four Grammy Awards Sunday in New York City (courtesy USF School of Music).
While most of the attention will be on stars like Jay-Z and Bruno Mars, we’ll be watching a University of South Florida jazz professor who is up for four Grammy Awards this Sunday. Chuck Owen sat down recently with WUSF’s Mike Cornette to talk about being nominated and what it says for the state of... more...

All Night Jazz

Jackson Harpe: “All Along the Watchtower”
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five,” we’ll be lookouts “All Along the Watchtower” with host Jackson Harpe on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Plus, more songs from our focus artist  of the week, vibraphonist Gary Burton. Then later, on our Midnight Standard, we’ll hear another version of Jerome Kern’s  “All The Things You Are.” [Photo: PubDomain/bit.ly/2DBJnq7] more...

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