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Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.'s classical station

Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.'s classical station

Location:

Block Island, RI

Description:

Local programming from southern R.I. & southeastern CT.'s classical station

Language:

English

Contact:

400 South County Trail Suite A105 Exeter, RI 02822 401-294-9274


Episodes

06-28-20 The Roger Williams Park Zoo - Conducting Conversations

6/29/2020
This week we feature The Roger Williams Park Zoo. We talk “remotely” to Diane Nahabedian, Director of Marketing and Public Relations about how the zoo is doing during the pandemic, hours of operation, and special events that are planned. For more information you can go to www.rwpzoo.org ​

Duration:00:46:49

06-26-20 Trumphet /Flugelhorn Player Kenny Wheeler - Jazz After Dinner

6/29/2020
This week Joe is featuring trumpet, flugelhorn player Kenny Wheeler from his 1997 ECM recording "Angel Song".

Duration:00:47:46

06-20-20 Classical Father Figure - WCRI's Kids Hour

6/22/2020
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour Jamie and Skylar talk about the father of classical music Johann Sebastian Bach. They also discuss father's of famous composers and how they influenced their children.

Duration:00:46:43

06-20-20 Accessories By Charlotte - The 95.9 Company Break

6/22/2020
In this weeks 95.9 Company Break program Mike talks with Charlotte Michael owner of Accessories By Charlotte. Charlotte loves helping women express themselves through fashion. This is something she has done for most of her adult life. Fashion is the most creative expression, and she loves nothing better than watching someone’s personality come to life thru fashion. She constantly gets asked about something she is wearing. She gets endless questions about how to wear the latest fashions, or...

Duration:00:29:04

06-21-20 The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival - Part 8 - WCRI’s Festival Series

6/22/2020
On WCRI's Festival Series this week we visit The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. In 1989, trustees of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announced plans to honor the memory of Irving S. Gilmore, a local businessman and philanthropist, by creating some of the most unique and significant awards for pianists anywhere in the world and a biennial piano festival to celebrate keyboard music. For more information visit HERE

Duration:00:59:37

06-21-20 Kinston Chamber Music Festival 32nd Season - Conducting Conversations

6/22/2020
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is the subject of this week's program with Natalie Zhu, Artistic Director, Pam Hunter, Ex. Director, and Betsy Marcotte, President. We talk about the upcoming Festival and listen to some of the amazing music that will be presented “virtually”. This year the Festival will also air on WCRI. For more information you can go to www.kingstonchambermusic.org

Duration:00:49:29

06-19-20 Guitarist John Stein - Jazz After Dinner

6/22/2020
This week Joe is featuring guitarist John Stein from his 2020 Whaling City Sound recording "Watershed".

Duration:00:47:09

06-13-20 More Mandolin Please! - WCRI's Kids Hour

6/16/2020
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour Jamie and Skylar highlight interesting facts about the mandolin and play music that showcases this unique sounding instrument!

Duration:00:50:23

06-14-20 The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival - Part 7 - WCRI’s Festival Series

6/16/2020
On WCRI's Festival Series this week we visit The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. In 1989, trustees of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announced plans to honor the memory of Irving S. Gilmore, a local businessman and philanthropist, by creating some of the most unique and significant awards for pianists anywhere in the world and a biennial piano festival to celebrate keyboard music. For more information visit HERE

Duration:00:59:37

06-14-20 Diana McVey - Conducting Conversations

6/15/2020
This week we feature Diana McVey, opera singer and teacher. We will listen to some examples of her music, some of her favorites and discuss her upcoming and past concerts throughout the United States and around the world. For more information you can go to www.dianamcvey.com

Duration:00:47:31

06-12-20 Saxophonist Ben Webster - Jazz After Dinner

6/15/2020
This week Joe is featuring saxophonist Ben Webster from his 1957 Polygram recording "Soulville".

Duration:00:48:29

06-07-20 The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival - Part 6 - WCRI’s Festival Series

6/10/2020
On WCRI's Festival Series this week we visit The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. In 1989, trustees of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announced plans to honor the memory of Irving S. Gilmore, a local businessman and philanthropist, by creating some of the most unique and significant awards for pianists anywhere in the world and a biennial piano festival to celebrate keyboard music. For more information visit HERE

Duration:00:58:22

06-06-20 It's A String Thing - WCRI's Kids Hour

6/9/2020
In this weeks WCRI Kids Hour Jamie and his co-host Skylar talk about stringed instruments and play music that highlights each instrument!

Duration:00:48:58

06-06-20 Stoneridge - Active Retirement Living in Mystic - The 95.9 Company Break

6/9/2020
In this weeks 95.9 Company Break program Mike talks with the staff at Stoneridge Active Retirement Living in Mystic, CT. Senior living in Mystic, CT doesn’t get better than this. Located just two miles from the riverfront, StoneRidge is a senior living community of doers and thinkers, artists and educators, lifelong learners and dedicated volunteers. We support each other, learn from one another and enjoy each other’s company. New residents of our retirement community tell us they’re...

Duration:00:30:06

06-07-20 The Liberty Voices - Conducting Conversations

6/8/2020
This week we feature The Liberty Voices, an amazing eight voice a cappella group from Orlando Florida. Derrick Johnson is the arranger and director of what's been called “one of America's premier vocal groups”. For more information you can go to www.libertyvoices.com

Duration:00:49:24

06-05-20 Pianist Cedar Walton - Jazz After Dinner

6/8/2020
This week Joe is featuring pianist Cedar Walton from his 1993 Music Masters recording "Simple Pleasure".

Duration:00:49:04

05-31-20 Classical Radio Announcer Larry King - Conducting Conversations

6/1/2020
This week we feature Larry King, on air personality of WCRI's Classical Network. We'll talk about his recent trip to Spain and listen to music that was written and performed in some of the places he visited. For more information about Larry, go to our website https://classical959.com/about/on-air-personalities/larry-king ​

Duration:00:49:17

05-29-20 Pianist & Vocalist Les McCann - Jazz After Dinner

6/1/2020
This week Joe is featuring Pianist/Vocalist Les McCann form his 1974 Atlantic Records recording titled "Layers"

Duration:00:49:55

05-23-20 Music for Memorial Day - WCRI's Kids Hour

5/26/2020
In this weeks WCRI Kids Hour Jamie and his co-host Skylar play music to honor all those who gave their lives to protect us this Memorial Day weekend!

Duration:00:49:25

05-24-20 The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival - Part 5 - WCRI’s Festival Series

5/26/2020
On WCRI's Festival Series this week we visit The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. In 1989, trustees of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, announced plans to honor the memory of Irving S. Gilmore, a local businessman and philanthropist, by creating some of the most unique and significant awards for pianists anywhere in the world and a biennial piano festival to celebrate keyboard music. For more information visit HERE

Duration:00:59:33