John Schaefer has hosted Soundcheck since the show’s inception in 2002. He has also hosted and produced WNYC’s radio series New Sounds since 1982 (“The No. 1 radio show for the Global Village” – Billboard) and the New Sounds Live concert series since 1986.
Nina Simone's Music and Social Consciousness
Friday, June 13, 2003
New York, NY —A sold-out concert this evening celebrates the life and legacy of the great jazz vocalist Nina Simone. WNYC's John Schaefer took time on his afternoon music program Soundcheck to explore not only Simone's music, but her legacy of social consciousness......