Bright Moments The Bright Moments Podcast, hosted by WBGO's Jamara Wakefield and features NEA Jazz Master Dorthaan Kirk, is a storytelling project exploring the experiences and impact of people who have changed WBGO, Newark Public Radio, and the world of jazz.We highlight Dorthaan Kirk's role in the beginnings of WBGO, Newark Public Radio. Learn about her commitment to jazz musicians as a curator and community organizer.
Bright Moments

Bright Moments

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The Bright Moments Podcast, hosted by WBGO's Jamara Wakefield and features NEA Jazz Master Dorthaan Kirk, is a storytelling project exploring the experiences and impact of people who have changed WBGO, Newark Public Radio, and the world of jazz.We highlight Dorthaan Kirk's role in the beginnings of WBGO, Newark Public Radio. Learn about her commitment to jazz musicians as a curator and community organizer.

Most Recent Episodes

Bright Moments Podcast: Dorthaan Kirk takes us to her 1987 Classical Jazz at Lincoln Center Series

Join Dorthaan Kirk on the Bright Moments podcast as she shares memories from 1987, exploring the humble beginnings of Jazz at Lincoln Center and its impact on New York City's jazz scene.

Bright Moments Podcast: Dorthaan Kirk takes us to her 1987 Classical Jazz at Lincoln Center Series

Jazz Sanctuaries: The inaugural episode of the Bright Moments podcast

In the first episode of the 'Bright Moments' podcast, Dorthaan Kirk, a renowned figure in jazz circles, takes us on a journey to a significant moment captured in a photograph at the home of Amiri and Amina Baraka.