Dave Barber

Host, Jazz Night

Dave Barber has hosted programs on WYSO dating back to 1977. A Dayton native, Barber got involved with the station after listening to YSO and learning about all kinds of music from programmers such as Art Snyder, Larry Blood, Jon Fox and many others. His program Jazz Night features a wide range of music from across the continuum of jazz including swing era giants such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie, modern icons Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus and today's premier improvisers.

Community Voices
4:45 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Freedom Summer: Fifty Years and Remembering

50 years ago this month, volunteers from across the country came to Oxford, Ohio to prepare for a pivotal event in the civil rights movement. Dave Barber created this story for WYSO'S Community Voices. 

“We hope to send into Mississippi this summer upwards of 1000 teachers, ministers and students from all around the country who will engage in what are we calling freedom schools, community center programs, voter registration activities, in general a program designed to open Mississippi to the country.”    Bob Moses  1964     

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Jazz Night

Dave Barber has hosted programs on WYSO dating back to 1977. A Dayton native, Barber got involved with the station after listening to YSO and learning about all kinds of music from programmers such as Art Snyder, Larry Blood, Jon Fox and many others. His program Jazz Night features a wide range of music from across the continuum of jazz including swing era giants such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie, modern icons Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus and today's premier improvisers. The show leads into NPR's JazzSet, which airs at 10 PM. This program is pre-recorded. Playlists are on the WYSO website. Email inquiries can be sent to barbgetz@gmail.com