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Lancaster author writes long-awaited Sonny Rollins biography, slated for publication next week

On The Spark Monday, we discussed the career and life of Sonny Rollins, an award-winning saxophonist, who is widely considered the greatest living jazz improviser.

By Aniya Faulcon

NEXT at the Kennedy Center Celebrates Joni Mitchell

NEXT at the Kenndey Center: A Joni Mitchell Songbook features performances by Lalah Hathaway, Renée Fleming, Jimmie Herrod, Raul Midón, and Aoife O’Donovan.

By Christina Zeiders

International Jazz Day Celebration

Jazz stars come together to celebrate the unifying power of music
By Christina Zeiders

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WITF Remembers Two Central Pennsylvania Jazz Icons

Ronnie Waters and Byron "Jimmy" Wood were integral to the jazz scene in Central PA.
By Keira McGuire

WITF Music: The History of Third Stream

For over 40 years, one of Central PA's iconic jazz ensembles continues to make music.
By Joe Ulrich

WITF Music: All Without Words

Inspired by the vocalizations of his non-verbal autistic son, a composer turns struggle and joy into music.

By Joe Ulrich

International Jazz Day

A look back at 10 years of historic International Jazz Day concerts featuring dozens of music icons. Watch unforgettable performances by Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Annie Lennox, Hugh Masekela and many more.

By Fred Vigeant

WITF Music: Cathy Chemi and Steve Rudolph

Cathi Chemi and Steve Rudolph are staples of the Central Pennsylvania jazz community. Their involvement with the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz has helped promote jazz throughout the region.

By Joe Ulrich

WITF Music: Ronnie Waters and Jimmy Wood

Harrisburg jazz musicians Jimmy Wood and Ronnie Waters take us back to the capitol city’s jazz scene when they were kids and budding musicians. They recall how music helped to overcome racism and look ahead to the future of jazz.

By Joe Ulrich

Swingin’ with Sesame Street

Enjoy a celebration of the music of “Sesame Street” with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

By Fred Vigeant