Jazz After Hours is the longest continuously running jazz program on the radio. In 2014, broadcaster and digital media artist Jeff Hanley began hosting the program, following an award winning 30 year run by the show's creator, Jim Wilke. The four hour show celebrates and nurtures the constantly evolving music that is jazz. The music doesn't sit still and neither does Jazz After Hours. Check out our Stations listing to find the program on your local public radio station or listen online with our streaming player.
Walk With the Wind
Concert Series in Central Park
Artist-focused non-profit Giant Step Arts has partnered with Jazz Generation’s KEYED UP! for new edition of acclaimed concert series Walk With The Wind, running now through June.
Free performances happen in Central Park to honor legacy of congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis and bring live jazz to the city.
Featuring Wayne Escoffery/Jeremy Pelt Quartet, William Parker Trio, James Brandon Lewis Freed Style Free Trio, Melissa Aldana Trio, Chris Potter Trio, Antonio Sanchez Trio, Marquis Hill Quartet, Michael Thomas Quartet, Nasheet Waits, Mark Turner, Marika Hughes, and Immanuel Wilkins.
Browse to the web site for more information.
Your music on Jazz After Hours
Are you a jazz musician with a new record you want the world to hear? Jazz After Hours accepts submissions of new jazz for airplay. No record promoter is required to have your music considered. The only requirements: quality, musicianship and originality. Our mission is to support and encourage the creation of fresh new jazz. Your new music could be broadcast and streamed worldwide on the PRX network.
We do not accept physical copies. In the interest of everyone’s health, your budget, and the environment, only digital submissions are accepted. We accept studio quality recordings, in .wav, .mp3, .mp4, or .aiff file formats, delivered by download. Files must be properly named and accompanied by a one-sheet of information about you and your music. Questions? Contact us through the contact form at the bottom of this page.
We look forward to hearing your new music.
Photo of pianist Caili O’Doherty by Anna Yatskevitch
Jazz news and a lot more
Jazz in motion. Get some popcorn.
Short and sweet
Every week, Jeff Hanley’s Jazz Happening Now on the PRX network distills the best new jazz music into an easy to digest 60 minutes. Swing by to hear this week’s show, explore the archive of every show since the launch in 2015, and find a station that airs Jazz Happening Now near you.