5:01 Jazz

Live Music
11:02 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz: Tumbao Bravo At Rush Street Tonight

89.1 WEMU’s free Sesi Motors – Jan Winkelman 5:01 Jazz series springs to life Friday, April 4th with one of your best-loved Latin jazz bands – Tumbao Bravo

Dance and enjoy the afternoon with your friends!

89.1 WEMU-FM and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

Join us for a  5:01 PM celebration music and more on Friday, April 4th

 The show is at the newly renovated  Rush Street,  314 S. Main Street in Ann Arbor.  Admission is free.

Live Music
4:48 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz - Ron Brooks Trio at Rush Street

Ron Brooks plays @ Rush Street, Friday, December 7th - 5:01 pm to 7 pm.

89.1 WEMU-FM and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

 Join us for a 5:01 celebration of music with Sunny Wilkinson, Sven Anderson on keys, and George Davidson on the drums, and Ron Brooks on bass.

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Live Music
12:16 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz - Rush Street with Dave Sharp’s Secret Seven

David Sharp
Credit http://www.davesharp.com/

Dave Sharp’s Secret Seven plays @ Rush Street, Friday, November 1st - 5:01 pm to 7 pm.

89.1 WEMU-FM and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.
 Join us for a  5:01 celebration of Dave’s new cd, Worlds

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Local News
11:44 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz with Rampage Swing

Rampage Swing

89.1-FM  WEMU and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman, Friday March 1st at Rush Street in Ann Arbor. (see map below for directions)

Rampage Swing is high-energy, danceable music from Ann Arbor, backed by an outstanding cast of musicians:

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89.1 Jazz
3:06 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Guitarist Nate Najar channels Charlie Byrd on new CD

Cover of "Blues For Night People: The Nate Najar Trio Remembers Charlie Byrd"
Credit natenajar.com

The WEMU playlist this morning included many great guitarists.  My initial inspiration was to promote guitarist Jake Reichbart and his quartet at this afternoon’s free “Sesi Motors 501 Jazz Show” at Rush Street.  But, you can’t build a three and half hour program around one artist.  So, I went to our “new stacks” and checked out a disc that we’d had for a few weeks, gave it try, gave it two thumbs up and got it on the air.   It is “Blues For Night

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Music
10:43 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz: FEB. 1st - Jake Reichbart Quartet

Jake Reichbart

WEMU 89.1 FM and Sesi Motors  present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

Jake Reichbart at Rush Street.(Map)

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Top Music
3:26 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Aguanko's "Elemental" Tops "Sweet Sixteen"

Alberto Nacif playing bata drums during "Elemental" recording session
Jen Prouty

It is no surprise that "Elemental" the new CD by conguero/composer Alberto Nacif and his magnificent ensemble "Aguanko" topped WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen" from January 7th through the 13th.   We will always support great regional talent along with international music figures, but Alberto Nacif means more to WEMU than just great regional talent:  he is family.  Today's "Cuban Fantasy" program on Saturdays at 7PM grew out of an interview that Alberto did with evening jazz host Michael G.

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5:01 Jazz Series
12:07 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

5:01 Jazz Series

5:01 Jazz Series For 2013

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5:01
11:13 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Interview with Alberto Nacif, former host of "Cuban Fantasy" leader of this Friday's

Alberto Nacif

Catching Up With Alberto Nacif

By Marc S. Taras

 

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Interview with Dr. Alberto Nacif
11:28 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz Series Friday, Oct. 5 at Guy Hollerin's Dr. Alberto Nacif & Friends

Nacif & Espinosa
http://www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com/index.php/events/event/alberto_nacif/

in the Ann Arbor Holiday Inn (Plymouth Rd. and US 23) Also see Marc Taras Interview with Dr. Alberto Nacif below.

WEMU and Sesi Motors  present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

 Dr. Alberto Nacif & Friends (CD Release Party)
   As an interpreter of Latin jazz, percussion master Nacif fronts his own ensemble that is more horn driven, adapting post-bop standards while adding a few originals.

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Developing: Last 5:01 of the Season
3:00 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Final Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz Series of Season - May 4TH

 

 May 4th - Planet D Nonet

Live at the Raven's Club, 207 S. Main Street in Ann Arbor
Sesi Motors 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

May 4th - Planet D Nonet

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Music
9:51 am
Mon March 5, 2012

March 5:01 Party

WEMU (89.1 FM), the Eastern Michigan University public radio station, has dedicated its First Friday 5:01 Jazz Series at Ann Arbor's  Raven's Club to the memory of Jan Winkelman, a devoted jazz fan and listener, who died 8 March 2007. A fund has been established in his honor at WEMU to finance the series and other special performances.

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