Memorial Day specials: USAF jazz, NEA Heritage fellows

NEA Heritage Fellows, 2017

Memorial Day 2018 will find Jazz88 offering some special programming, commencing after The Morning Show with Patty Peterson.

9 a.m.  The USAF Airmen of Note, the Air Force’s premier jazz ensemble, will entertain with a program including the multitalented. Nnenna Freelon.

10 a.m.  Jazz in the Target Atrium will feature the ever-evolving Atrium Ensemble backing powerhouse vocalist Bruce Henry.  Recorded April 13 at Orchestra Hall.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.  American Routes’ Memorial Weekend special highlights past and present National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellows, who keep our country’s folk traditions vibrant.  Includes music and conversations with the most recent (2017) honorees.