Cyd’s Picks

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

Vintage Vinyl Hour
Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m.
98.7 FM WVMO, The Voice Of Monona
Music of yesteryear played on LPs. Popular music from the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s. Big Band, Swing, Jazz, Vocalists, Easy Listening, Folk, Classic Country, Early Rock, Exotica, International, and more!
(NOTE: WVMO is a low-power FM station out of Monona, WI. If you don’t get it on your radio, stream through or on the TuneIn app.)

The Rhythm Method
Sundays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Featuring cool, new and local jazz. Listeners may even learn a little about the genre, the history and the artists along the way.

The Jazz Experience
Mondays, 6-8 a.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
The Jazz Experience takes listeners on a jazz music journey from early jazz classics through today. You’ll hear a variety of jazz genres (except smooth) and a few jazz classic remixes. It’s copacetic!

Jazz Hour
Mondays, 2-3 p.m. (new timeslot effective Fall 2017)
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Providing the Madison community with an overall jazz experience, featuring artists from the 20th and 21st century. The show will feature a variety of jazz styles. Hosted by Ian Lewitz.

The American Songbook
Wednesdays, 11-12 a.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Check out this program hosted by Donavan McBride.

Sarah Grace’s Jazz Party
Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m.
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
If you like hearing an eclectic selection of jazz music, quirky puns, random facts and movie quotes, then Sarah Grace’s Jazz Party is the show for you! Stay Jazzy Wisconsin!

Journeys Into Jazz
Wednesdays, 2-5 p.m.
89.9 FM WORT, Listener-Sponsored Community Radio
Journeys Into Jazz is hosted by Gary Alderman, a jazz historian and great source of discographical and discological information.

Mad City Groove Cruise
Wednesdays, 9-10 p.m. (featuring local jazz calendar at 9:30 p.m.)
91.7 FM WSUM, Madison Student Radio
Every week, Mad City Groove Cruise focuses on the different directions of groove across the musical spectrum. Centering on Jazz, DJ Adam Maisto will take you on a genre-bending journey. Nothing is off-limits: Anyone between Duke Ellington or D’Angelo and anywhere between West Dayton Street, Detroit and Doha is fair game.

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 10, 2017. ++
++ WSUM’s program lineup changes each academic semester. ++