90.5 WICN Presents Jazz 101 new series:

"Latin Jazz Now & Then"

Tuesdays Sept. 28 - Nov. 16,

6 - 7:30 p.m.

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"Latin Jazz Now and Then" is an eight-week virtual course that introduces you to the rich musical genre of Latin Jazz. This course will develop your listening skills regarding how the music is crafted, how it has evolved, and the artists that have shaped this art form. Above all, the course will mean listening to a wealth of hot music—from new friends and old favorites alike. There's no homework, no tests, just a need for open ears and open minds. The entire 8-week semester is just $40 for WICN members!


You may recognize Ben as a host on-air and also the leader of WICN’s Jazz 101 and Jazz 201 courses. Through 30 years of Jazz involvement, he has been a radio and record producer, researcher, writer, archivist, engineer, and lecturer on the history of Jazz and improvised music.

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Arts and culture contribute to a quality of life that keeps a community vibrant and economically alive. WICN Public Radio is a 501(c)(3), committed to this ideal through the presentation of authentic, independent music, on the radio and in the concert halls, preserving America’s living art forms of Jazz and other music for generations to enjoy.


Mass Cultural Council works to elevate our rich cultural life in Massachusetts. We partner with communities across the Commonwealth to expand access, improve education, promote diversity, and encourage excellence in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Through our efforts, we make our state a better place to live, work, and visit for everyone.


WAC's mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences to improve the quality of life for Worcester residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our city.

Hi, I'm your host, Jim Benitez. It's a pleasure for me to bring you this amazing music. Latin Jazz Now - Jazz Latino Ahora! airs every Friday 7 to 10pm on 90.5 WICN

Latin Jazz Now - Jazz Latino Ahora! features new and classic Urban and Latin Jazz performed by the finest, most powerful musicians in the world TODAY!


Hola, soy tu anfitrión, Jim Benitez. Es un placer para mí traerles esta buenisima música. Latin Jazz Now - Jazz Latino Ahora! se transmite todos los viernes de 7 a 10 p.m. en 90.5 WICN

Latin Jazz Now - Jazz Latino Ahora! les trae lo nuevo y lo clásico del Jazz Latino y Urbano interpretados por los mejores y más poderosos músicos del mundo HOY!

Por favor, ayude a mantener a Latin Jazz Now - Jazz Latino Ahora! vivo y en el aire con tu apoyo.

Please help keep Latin Jazz Now alive with your support.

Latin Jazz Now features Bob Baldwin's

New Urban Jazz Lounge

Daily at 7pm EST, so don't miss it!