Cyd’s Picks

Record partyLove the music you hear on HPZ?
You might also love these live, local broadcasts in the Madison area!

Smooth Ride
Saturdays, 9 p.m.-10 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Occasional HPZ fill-in host Will Kenneally brings you a blend of blues, R&B, and jazz. Always smooth. Live each week right after HPZ!

Great Songs, Great Singers, and Big Bands
Sundays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
Big Band hits and other early recordings primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. If you enjoy Big Bands and wish HPZ played more of them, this show is for you!

Traditional Jazz with the Litchfelds
Sundays, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. (Repeated Saturdays, 6 p.m.)
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
A showcase of traditional jazz and Dixieland from the early 20th Century.

Journeys Into Jazz with E.J.C.J. and Chuck France
Wednesdays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
89.9 FM WORT, Listener-Sponsored Community Radio
Three solid hours of pure jazz, featuring several familiar standards mastered and improvised by the greats. A favorite of Grandma Cyd’s.

JazzU
Wednesdays, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Tune in Wednesdays for a 2-hour program of jazz music! Each week features a new theme such as musicians with interesting deaths, songs about Fall, songs about colors, power duos, and hip hop’s most sampled Blue Note tracks.

Midnight Vinyl
Fridays, 12 a.m.-1 a.m.
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
A wide array of hits played on vinyl, from Oldies to film soundtracks, Elton John to John Williams.

Entertainment
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
89.9 FM WORT, Listener-Sponsored Community Radio
Classic jazz and swing from the 1920s to the 1950s; recordings by big bands, vocalists, and small combos.

++ These shows and timeslots are valid as of September 6, 2020. ++
++ WSUM’s program lineup changes each academic semester. ++