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Eric in The Evening

Eric Jackson Father’s Day Special Hour 3

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Eric in The Evening
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Eric in the Evening debuted in 1981 with host Eric Jackson, a Boston jazz radio legend. The program features the best in jazz, in-depth looks at great artists, live interviews, and performances from the WGBH studios. Jackson's personal, mellow manner of presentation quickly made him one of WGBH's most popular personalities, interviewing and hosting live performances with a rich roster of talent from Wynton Marsalis to Ornette Coleman to Dizzy Gillespie.

In 2012 Eric Jackson received the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award from JazzWeek, a recognition of his commitment to jazz, jazz radio, jazz education and generous service to the jazz community. Series release date: 1981

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Chicago: “Eric in The Evening,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_AB7C2EB11C854166BFABA72076FCC35E.
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