89.1 WEMU

Programs A-Z

  • Jazz legend Marian McPartland hosted Piano Jazz for over 30 years. The program continues to showcase the world's top musicians of all time with broadcasts and podcasts from it's archive. 

  • 89.1 Jazz with Michael Jewett airs weekdays on 89.1 WEMU 

  • All Songs Considered is home to the best new music and a community of fans always ready to share their opinions on the current music scene. 

  • "an ear for the Jumpin'est, electric blues classics, new releases and a dash of New Orleans!"

  • The best in new and classic Latin and Afro-Cuban sounds.

  • Blues that are a little less electric and a little more eclectic!

    Listen to From Memphis to Motown ON DEMAND with the Weekend Rewind!


  • As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village plays the good kind...from all over the world. With a fresh, inventive musical mix, and welcoming presentation, Global Village is like nothing else on radio, offering...

  • Early modern jazz from the 1950's and 60's with a special emphasis on a different artist each week.

  • Jazz24 features the greatest jazz artists of all time, like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Dave Brubeck; as well as today’s top talents, like Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall and Pat Metheny. They also like to throw in some surprises from time to...

  • Mountain Stage: Enjoy an intimate, relaxed evening of live performances from some of the world's greatest artists.Since 1983, "Mountain Stage" has showcased over 1,500 musical legends and rising stars that cross all genres and traditions. REM,...

  • Strange Currency brings you new releases, old favorites and forgotten classics. We spotlight local and regional acts, including guests on Currency Exchange, recorded at the KMUW studios.


  • The best jazz has to offer, featuring new releases, old classics, and plenty of singers. 

  • Roots Music Project

    The Roots Music Project, is hosted by Jeremy Baldwin on Saturdays at 4:00pm.

    The show focuses on the creases and intersections between genres, styles and influences in music and features everything from...

  • Sundays are unique to the week. 

    And for many, Sunday mornings hold a special place as a time to reset, reconfigure, and reevaluate. 

    Sunday morning is also a time that people establish traditions – routines involving newspapers,...