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Melicia Whitt-Glover, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center of Excellence For the Elimination of Health Disparities at Winston-Salem State University visited Morning Jazz with Jim Steele.

Details about the Center:

Vision

To become a nationally-recognized Center of Excellence for promoting healthy equity in health care delivery and treatment through quality community-engaged research, dissemination of findings, and student education.

Mission of the CEEHD

Owens Daniels

Visual Artist/Photographer Owens Daniels, known for his portraits of area artists and musicians, visits Afternoon Jazz with Jim Steele, Thursday, January 4, at 4:30 p.m.

Daniels will host an opening ceremony for his new exhibit of photographs, "Shooting With My Feet In NYC," Friday, January 5, 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at Artworks Gallery, 564 North Trade Street, Winston-Salem. The public is invited.

When you become a listener-member at WSNC 90.5 FM at the $30 level or above, you will receive a car magnet featuring Louis Armstrong! The magnet shows your love for WSNC and great jazz-music artists like Armstrong.

Listener-members who give $40 or more have their choice of one of our brand-new "Locally Sourced," jazz music t-shirts featuring Joe Robinson, trumpet; Matt Kendrick, bass; Diana Tuffin, vocals; "Big" Ron Hunter, blues; Nick Hayes, drums; or Hashim Saleh, congas. In addition, you will also receive the new WSNC car magnet.

Internationally renowned jazz vocalist, Triple Grammy® winner and TONY® winner, Dee Dee Bridgewater visits WSNC 90.5 F.M., Friday, December 15 at 5:15 p.m. for a conversation with best-selling author Byron Williams on Afternoon Jazz with Jim Steele.

 

Bridgewater is visiting Winston-Salem for a performance with the Piedmont Wind Symphony, Saturday, December 16, 7:30 p.m., Reynolds Auditorium, www.piedmontwindsymphony.com.

 

Owens Daniels

WSNC 90.5 FM listener-members can receive a t-shirt with the image of a local jazz music performer with a gift to the station of $40 or more.

"Photographer Owens Daniels was generous enough to allow WSNC radio to use images from a one-man show he presented called, 'Birth Of the Cool,' said WSNC's Acting General Manager, Ben Donnelly. "The exhibit included photographs of some of Winston-Salem's best-known jazz musicians including trumpeter Joe Robinson, bass player Matt Kendrick and singer Diana Tuffin."

Come hear all the tunes from the Charlie Brown Christmas Special played by Federico Pivetta-piano, Matt Kendrick-bass and John Wilson-drums. In the second half they are joined by The Winston-Salem Children's Chorus under the direction of Dr. Sonja Sepulveda. They sing and do some dances too. This show will get your holiday spirit going.  Salem College Fine Arts Center, Shirley Recital Hall, 500 East Salem Avenue. Bring the kids! Information at www.musiccarolina.org.

The Camel City Jazz Orchestra, Winston-Salem's OWN jazz orchestra performs its annual holiday concert, Thursday, December 21, with an early show at 5:30 p.m. and a late show at 8 p.m., at the SouthEastern Center for Contemporary Art, (SECCA), 750 Marguerite Dr, Winston-Salem.

WSNC is back! 

We didn't really go anywhere, but we're back at full power for the first time since summer.  Listeners should notice an immediate improvement in coverage area.

Our new transmitter should last for several decades, but now we need to pay for it. Make a donation today. You can even become a sustaining member to keep WSNC coming your way for years to come.

At long last, WSNC has a new transmitter. 

We have been broadcasting at reduced power on a rented transmitter for months. Back during the summer, our old transmitter took an unannounced early retirement leaving us scrambling to stay on the air.

As soon as the new equipment can be properly installed, we will be available at higher quality over a larger listening area.

Professional broadcast equipment is not cheap, but it should last for decades.

Help us financially by becoming a sustaining member today.

Enjoy a performance by the United States Navy Band Jazz Commodores, Sunday, November 12, 8 p.m. at the UNC School of the Arts Stevens Center. The public is invited, but reservations are requested by calling the box office at 336-721-1945.

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