Past topics on the Friday Focus Show, where you can learn more than you ever thought possible about a specific kind of music. Fridays 7-9pm.
Boris: The Thing Which Solomon Overlooked Chronicle
James Brown's 80th Birthday
Count Your Lucky Stars: An Intimate Exploration
Teutonic Sh*t w/ House of Brutal
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|A Friday Focus Jazz Special Now dance the charleston with WHPK When Jazz Was All Jass! A program of music from back when jazz was a very young art form and Chicago was the Jazz Center of the World. Hear records from 100 years ago*, 95 years ago*, 90 years ago*, and a mere 85 years ago*. And lots of other great jazz. Friday, March 29, 7 to 9 pm ONLY on WHPK, 88.5 FM and whpk.org - Chicago's leading jazz radio station Host: John Litweiler *100: James Reese Europe, Scott Joplin * 95: W.C. Handy * 90: King Oliver w/Louis Armstrong and the Dodds Brothers, Ma Rainey, James P. Johnson, Bessie Smith * 85: Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, and early big bands (Ellington, Fletcher Henderson) * AND....|