The depth and breadth of jazz. 15 hours a week.

Explore jazz’s rich living history on community and public radio stations around the country.

Jazz with David Basse surveys jazz’s wide range of forms and influences. You’ll hear everything from roots music and rare classic cuts to blues, Latin and the latest releases. Drawing on his lifelong experience as a jazz musician and recording artist, David punctuates his handpicked tracks with insights, anecdotes and interview snippets that bring to life the quintessential American musical genre.

Listen to a sample hour of Jazz with David Basse

Find your station

Jazz with David Basse is broadcast on a growing number of Public Radio stations around the United States. Find a station near you, or pick one that airs the show at your preferred time and stream it online.


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Hear a track on Jazz with David Basse, but didn’t catch the name or artist? Want to check out the playlist? This is the place for you.


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We offer the depth and breadth of jazz free of charge to public radio stations and other non-profit organizations. A donation, no matter how small, helps us to continue our mission. Thanks!


Contact Dave

I love hearing questions, comments and suggestions from listeners. Or just drop me a line and say hello!

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Our underwriting spots showcase the music of the Emie R Roussel Trio. Their song “Maltagliati” provides the perfect atmosphere, and I just love it. If you’d like to hear more of their beautiful work, head over to their website.

Dave the player

Dave is also a jazz drummer and vocalist. Check out his recordings on Bandcamp. For booking info, send us a message from the Contact page.