Journeys into Jazz
We’re looking for the perfect jazz collector, historian and fan to host on Wednesdays from 2-5 pm. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 6. WORT’s afternoon jazz shows are legendary, and Wednesdays are no exception. The recent tragic loss of longtime host Gary Alderman has left a gap that can never truly be filled, […]
For 35 years Gary Alderman hosted Journeys Into Jazz Wednesdays from 2-5 pm on WORT. Read more about the history of this beloved icon of Madison jazz and dedicated radio volunteer, and share your own memories of Gary using the form at the bottom. Channel 3 did a news story about Gary and WORT. This […]
Join Nuggernaut to ring in the new year and help benefit the greatest radio station in the land, WORT FM!!! The party starts at 11pm (music at 11:30), with a complimentary champagne toast at Midnight! Special guests scheduled to perform with Nugg: – Anitra Hovelson from H2 – Hannah Larson from Bird’s Eye – Robin […]
Gary Alderman has been hosting WORT’s Journeys Into Jazz program for the past 35 years (!) He’s been a DJ for the last 37 years. Gary is also a jazz historian and sells rare and out-of-print jazz vinyl and publications. He has over 60,000 jazz LPs and 8,000 jazz CDs in his collection. Find out […]
JazzTimes just published an article on the Madison Mellophonium Jazz Orchestra. jazztimes.com/articles/54842-stan-kenton-s-mellophonium-sound-reborn. They have played at various Madison and surrounding venues including Isthmus Jazz Festival and Jazz At Five. Their music is played on Journeys Into Jazz.
I will be interviewing the legendary alto sax player on my show Wed August 8, about 3PM. He performs at Jazz at Five that evening