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Classical Music

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

01-22-22 Scores and Soundtracks from Winter Films - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

1/24/2022
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer, along with past cohost Skylar, listen to music from movies about winter, cold, and ice. You'll hear soundtracks/scores from Frozen II, Happy Feet, Batman Returns, Eight Below and many more!

Duration:00:54:24

01-23-22 Jamestown Community Chorus - Conducting Conversations

1/24/2022
This week the Jamestown Community Chorus is the subject of the program with B. J. Whitehouse, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming new member drive and listen to some selections from the planned spring concert that will be held Saturday May 14th. For more information you can call 401-423-1574 or go to www.jamestownchorus.com

Duration:00:48:44

01-21-22 Bassist Michael Moore & Pianist Bill Charlap - Jazz After Dinner

1/24/2022
This week Joe is featuring Bassist Michael Moore and Pianist Bill Charlap from their 1995 Concord Jazz Records recording titled "Michael Moore & Bill Charlap."

Duration:00:50:57

01-16-22 Singers Unlimited - Conducting Conversations

1/20/2022
The subject of this week's program is the music of “Singers Unlimited” with Mike Maino. Mike has a chance to do the third in a series about great American Artists. In this case the artists are a singing group from the 1970's. Mike plays some of their most famous arrangements. For more information or comments you can call (401) 294-9274 or email maino@classical959.com

Duration:00:48:08

01-15-22 Leonard Bernstein-What Does Music Mean - WCRI’s Kids Hour

1/19/2022
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts...What Does Music Mean!

Duration:00:58:35

01-14-22 Guitarist Pat Metheny - Jazz After Dinner

1/19/2022
This week Joe is featuring Guitarist Pat Metheny from his 1990 Geffen Records recording titled: "Question and Answer."

Duration:00:49:31

01-08-22 The Sweet Sounds of Saxophone Quartets & Ensembles - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

1/10/2022
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer listen to music played by saxophone quartets and ensembles from around the world. You'll hear music from The Moanin' Frogs, Royal City Saxophone Quartet, members of the United States Army Field Band, and more!

Duration:00:48:42

01-08-22 Lathrop Insurance - The 95.9 Company Break

1/10/2022
In this weeks 95.9 Company Break program Mike talks with Dan Lathrop President of Lathrop Insurance. Francis Lathrop Sr. started the Lathrop Insurance Agency in 1939 in Westerly, RI. His mission was simple; to safeguard his community against future disaster. Over time the community recovered, reclaiming its identity as a premier tourism location and thriving business town. And the Lathrop Insurance Agency grew with it. Today, eighty years and four generations later, Lathrop Insurance remains...

Duration:00:27:25

01-09-22 New London Community Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

1/10/2022
The New London Community Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Kirk Edwards, composer and Tom Clark, President. We talk about the upcoming concert and listen to some of the music from the program being presented on Monday, January 17th at 7:30 PM, at the Garde Arts Center. For more information you can go to www.nlcommunityorchestra.org

Duration:00:48:57

01-07-22 Pianist Bill Mays - Jazz After Dinner

1/10/2022
This week Joe is featuring pianist Bill Mays from his 1995 Concord Records recording titled "An Ellington Affair".

Duration:00:48:55

01-01-22 Music for the New Year! - WCRI’s Kids Hour

1/3/2022
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to join them as they listen to music perfect for ringing in the new year!

Duration:00:51:00

01/02/22 The Liberty Voices - Conducting Conversations

1/3/2022
This week we feature The Liberty Voices, an amazing eight voice a cappella group from Orlando FL. 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:00:49:28

12-31-21 Ella Fitzgerald - Jazz After Dinner

1/3/2022
This week Joe is featuring Vocalist Ella Fitzgerald from her 1994 Verve Records recording titled “The Best of the Song Books.”

Duration:00:49:52

12-18-21 Jonnycake Center for Hope - The 95.9 Company Break

12/21/2021
This weeks guests on The 95.9 Company Break is Kate Brewster of the Jonnycake Center for Hope. Jonnycake’s mission is to provide basic needs, resources, and hope to our community members. Their vision is a community without hunger and poverty where everyone can reach their full potential and improve their quality of life. Our values are described below. For more information visit www.jonnycakecenter.org

Duration:00:24:42

12-19-21 The Rhode Island Film Festival - Conducting Conversations

12/20/2021
This week The RI International Film Festival is the subject of the program with George T. Marshall, Executive Director. We talk about the great movie scores of the past and listen to some selections from Academy Award winning songs starting from the beginning of the Oscars. For more information you can call 401.861.4445 or go to www.film-festival.org

Duration:00:50:30

12-17-21 Tony Bennett Singing Holiday Favorites - Jazz After Dinner

12/20/2021
This week Joe is featuring Tony Bennett singing Holiday Favorites.

Duration:00:49:18

12-11-21 Children‘s Christmas TV Classics - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

12/13/2021
In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Spencer share music from holiday TV specials. Listen to music from classic holiday shows like Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, A Muppet Christmas Carol, The Year Without A Santa Claus and more!

Duration:00:51:29

12-12-21 Theatre By The Sea-2022 Season Preview - Conducting Conversations

12/13/2021
Theatre By The Sea's announcement of the 2022 season is the subject of this week's program with Bill Hanney, owner of the theatre and Karen Kessler, Director of Marketing. We talk about next summer's musicals and listen to some of the very popular songs from Million Dollar Quartet, Footloose, Cinderella and Kinky Boots. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​

Duration:00:47:40

12-10-21 Ray Charles on Holiday Classics - Jazz After Dinner

12/13/2021
This week Joe is featuring Ray Charles on Holiday Classics.

Duration:00:49:52

12-04-21 A Christmas Carol Radio Play - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

12/7/2021
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie Jones and Newport Classical Director of Artistic Planning and Engagement Trevor Neal invite you to a very special radio play...A Christmas Carol...as adapted for radio from Charles Dickens' novella by Anthony E. Palermo.

Duration:00:41:23