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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

10-16-21 Del & Kristen of Del-Bourree Bach Fine Art - The 95.9 Company Break

10/18/2021
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break is Del & Kristen of Del-Bourree Bach Fine Art. Contemporary realist Del-Bourree Bach is known for his striking and almost tactile depictions of man and nature. Although many of his paintings are inspired by the sea and the life in and around it, he enjoys paintings many subjects from rural farms to western vistas to city sidewalks. His painting invite viewers to enter into the scene and challenge them to create their own stories and impressions....

Duration:00:28:52

10-16-21 Organs for October - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

10/18/2021
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Artistic Director Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to organ music for the month of October.

Duration:00:45:01

10-17-21 Core Memory Concerts - Conducting Conversations

10/18/2021
This week Core Memory Concerts is the subject of the program with Craig Maynard, Artistic Director. He'll talk about the upcoming season that has been changed because of the pandemic restrictions and how they plan to proceed. We'll listen to some selections from the concerts that will be held October 30th, November 6th and 7th and December 4th. For more information you can go to www.corememorymusic.com​

Duration:00:51:41

10-15-21 Saxophonist David Newman - Jazz After Dinner

10/18/2021
This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist David Newman from his 1997 32 Jazz Records recording titled “Ray Charles Present David “Fathead” Newman and with some tracks from the record “Straight Ahead”.

Duration:00:50:31

10-09-21 Harp, Harp, Hooray! - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

10/12/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and the Newport Music Festivals Artistic Director Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they explore the harp and its contributions to both the orchestral and chamber music repertoire...old and new!

Duration:00:51:42

10-10-21 URI Guitar Festival - Conducting Conversations

10/12/2021
The URI Guitar Festival is the subject of this week's program with Adam Levin, Artistic Director. We talk about the concerts that will be presented October 14th to the 17th at several different locations. The event will feature over a dozen performers. For more information you can go to https://www.uriguitarfestival.org/ ​

Duration:00:49:35

10-08-21 Pianist Bobby Timmons - Jazz After Dinner

10/12/2021
This week Joe is featuring Pianist Bobby Timmons from his 1961 Riverside Records recording titled “In Person”.

Duration:00:50:23

10-03-21 Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society - Conducting Conversations

10/4/2021
The CT Gilbert and Sullivan Society is the subject of this week's program with Dr. John Dreslin, Music Director. We talk about the upcoming event to be held at Valley Regional High School, Deep River CT and listen to some of the music from Ruddigore that will be performed November 6th and 7th. For more information you can call 860 554-1256 or go to www.CTGandS.org

Duration:00:49:58

10-01-21 Saxophonist Lew Tabackin - Jazz After Dinner

10/4/2021
This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist Lew Tabackin from his 1989 Concord Jazz Records recording titled “Desert Lady”.

Duration:00:48:04

09-26-21 Glocester Scarecrow Festival - Conducting Conversations

9/27/2021
The Glocester Scarecrow Festival is the subject of this week's program with Mark Rechter, Chairperson and Event Coordinator. We talk about the Festival that will be presented on Saturday, October 16th from 11:30 AM until 9:00 PM. The event will feature over 10 scarecrows lining the streets of Chepachet RI, many music groups, the Big Nazo and fun family activities. For more information you can go to www.glocesterscarecrowfestival.org/

Duration:00:50:11

09-24-21 Pianist Renee Rosnes - Jazz After Dinner

9/27/2021
This week Joe is featuring Pianist Renee Rosnes from her 2001 Blue Note Records recording titled “With A Little Help From My Friends”.

Duration:00:49:11

09-18-21 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

9/20/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and the Newport Music Festivals Artistic Director Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to Juanita the Spanish Lobster in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month!

Duration:00:46:53

09-19-21 Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

9/20/2021
The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Crikkett Young, Vice President and Kristo Kondakci, Music Director and Conductor. We talk about their upcoming season and listen to some of the music that will be presented in the October 31st concert at McVinney Auditorium in Providence. For more information you can call (401) 274-4578, or go to www.nabsco.org

Duration:00:48:12

09-17-21 Saxophonist Phil Woods - Jazz After Dinner

9/20/2021
This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist Phil Woods from his 1996 Evidence Records recording titled “Heaven”.

Duration:00:48:31

09-11-21 Thank You First Responders - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

9/13/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer honor our first responders on the 20th anniversary of September 11th! We listen to music from and about first responders from films and TV specials.

Duration:00:49:10

09-12-21 The Wakefield Village Association‘s Oktoberfest - Conducting Conversations

9/13/2021
The Wakefield Village Association’s Oktoberfest is the subject of this week's program with Kenny Burke, Event Coordinator and Kenny Tetzner, President. We talk about the Festival that will be presented on Saturday, October 2nd from noon until 11:00 PM. The event will feature many music groups and Oktoberfest activities. For more information you can go to https://www.wakefieldvillageassociation.com/

Duration:00:49:08

09-10-21 The Modern Jazz Quartet - Jazz After Dinner

9/13/2021
This week Joe is featuring The Modern Jazz Quartet from their 1955 Prestige Records and 1960 Atlantic Records recordings titled “Concorde” and “Pyramid”.

Duration:00:49:21

09-04-21 Music for Back to School - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

9/7/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and the Newport Music Festivals Artistic Director Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to classical music inspired by education!

Duration:00:48:19

09-05-21 URI, University Artist Series - Conducting Conversations

9/7/2021
The URI, University Artist Series is the subject of this week's program with Rene De La Garza, baritone and David Gilliland, pianist. We talk about the concert that will be presented on September 12th, at 3 PM. The event will also feature soprano Melissa Joseph and take place at the URI Concert Hall. For more information you can go to https://web.uri.edu/music/​

Duration:00:48:20

09-03-21 Saxophonist Stan Getz - Jazz After Dinner

9/7/2021
This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist Stan Getz from his 1990 A&M Records recording titled “Apasionado”.

Duration:00:48:33