Jazz After Hours
Wind down with the mellow vibes of "Jazz After Hours." Host and producer Jim Wilke delivers just the right mix of contemporary and classical jazz music while welcoming guests such as Ray Brown, Max Roach, Joe Henderson, Milt Henderson and many more. You'll also hear about upcoming tours, festivals, clubs and the best places to hear live jazz. "Jazz After Hours" was named one of the top syndicated jazz programs by "JazzTimes" and has been nominated twice for the Willis Conover Award.
About Jim Wilke
Jim Wilke is a 50-year veteran broadcaster whose radio programs have been aired nationally on PRI and NPR since 1983. His jazz programs have been heard internationally in Canada, Japan and Europe. Wilke is in demand as a jazz historian, having taught at Bellevue Community College and the Cornish College of the Arts for over 25 years. Not surprsingly, he is frequently called to emcee jazz events and lead pre-concert discussions. Read full bio.
Little-known facts about Jim
He enjoys single-handed sailboat racing, plays both jazz alto sax and classical guitar, and his worst job ever: disco DJ!