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Classical

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

04-06-24 OMO Jewels & Gifts - The 95.9 Company Break

4/9/2024
This month, The 95.9 Company Break welcomes Joanna Papineau Allen, owner of OMO Jewels & Gifts. OMO is a curated collection of American-made jewelry, ceramics, hand-blown glass, and more. They represent artists nationwide who are committed to their craft and offer only the highest quality goods. They are constantly finding new and unique items to add to our selection of wonderfully handcrafted works. Whether you're looking for a wedding, baby, hostess gift, or even a treat for yourself, OMO has that special something. Complimentary gift wrap and bridal registry are available. For more information, call 860-961-4678 or visit omojewels.com

Duration:00:24:36

04-06-24 The Sweet Sounds of Saxophone Quartets & Ensembles - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

4/9/2024
In this week's WCRI's Kids Hour hosts, Jamie and Spencer listen to music played by saxophone quartets and ensembles worldwide. You'll hear music from The Moanin' Frogs, Royal City Saxophone Quartet, United States Army Field Band members, and more!

Duration:00:51:30

03-28-24 Insanity - A Walk In The Park

4/8/2024
In this week's A Walk In The Park with Jane Andrews, Jane talks about how watching nature attempt something futile makes us feel less alone.

Duration:00:03:00

04-07-24 Community Players production of 'The Prom' - Conducting Conversations

4/8/2024
The Community Player's production of “The Prom” is the subject of this week's program with Christopher Margadonna, President, and Jennifer Gillis, Board Member and cast member. We talked about the musical and listened to some very interesting songs from the show being presented from April 12th to 21st. For more information, you can call (401) 726-6860 or go to www.thecommunityplayers.org

Duration:00:48:33

4-05-24 Pianist Duke Ellington & Saxophonist Johnny Hodges - Jazz After Dinner

4/8/2024
Featuring pianist Duke Ellington and saxophonist Johnny Hodges from their 1959 Verve Records studio album titled "Back to Back."

Duration:00:50:47

03-30-24 The Moses Cleaveland Trees - This Old Tree

4/2/2024
In this month's episode of This Old Tree, host Doug Still introduces you to The Moses Cleaveland Trees. In 1946, 153 "Moses Cleaveland Trees" were chosen as landmark trees to represent the City of Cleveland's 150-year anniversary. Not only did they harken back to the pre-settlement forest—they were, in fact, part of it. The existence of each one became hazy over time until a group organized by the City and the Early Settlers Association set out to find them again. Do they still survive?

Duration:00:56:33

03-28-24 Upended - A Walk In The Park

4/1/2024
In this week's A Walk In The Park with Jane Andrews...Jane talks about how nature handles relocation.

Duration:00:03:00

3-29-24 Vocalist Carmen McRae - Jazz After Dinner

4/1/2024
This week, Joe is featuring Vocalist Carmen McRae from a 1992 GRP Records, original Decca Jazz recordings, titled “Here To Stay.”

Duration:00:45:11

03-31-24 Joe Parillo, jazz host & Cathy Del Nero, chairperson of Mike Renzi tribute- Conducting Conversations

4/1/2024
Joe Parillo, Pianist, Composer/Arranger, and the host of WCRI's Jazz After Dinner, is our special guest, and Cathy Del Nero, chairperson of the Mike Renzi Tribute. We'll listen to some examples of Mike’s music and discuss his fascinating background and the details about the benefit concert on April 19th. For tickets, you can go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/for-mike-tickets-551630079417

Duration:00:49:08

03-21-24 Upkeep and Restore - A Walk In The Park

3/25/2024
In this week's A Walk In The Park with Jane Andrews...Jane talks about sentimental attachment.

Duration:00:03:00

03-24-24 Dr Josuha Rohde, Music Director of RICCO - Conducting Conversations

3/25/2024
The RI Civic Choral and Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Dr. Joshua Rohde, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming concerts and listen to some of the music presented on Saturday, April 6th, at 7:30 PM at the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul in Providence and Sunday, April 7th, at 3 PM at First Baptist Church, Worcester, MA. For more information, you can call 401-521-5670 or go to www.ricco.org

Duration:00:48:08

3-22-24 Guitarist & Vocalist BB King - Jazz After Dinner

3/25/2024
This week, Joe is featuring Guitarist and Vocalist BB King from his 1991 GRP Records recording, “Live At The Apollo.”

Duration:00:49:23

03-17-24 Veterinary Oncologist and Author Dr. Renee Alsarraf-Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well - Ocean House Author Series

3/19/2024
Join Ocean House owner, actor, and bestselling author Deborah Goodrich Royce for a conversation with veterinary oncologist and author Dr. Renee Alsarraf about her book Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well. Enjoy wine, light bites, and a signed copy of the book. DR. RENEE ALSARRAF has created four veterinary oncology practices and led three veterinary radiation facilities. She has performed numerous veterinary clinical trials, co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles, and lectured both locally and nationally. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey, and is married to a veterinary ophthalmologist. They have one son, whom she cherishes, and Dusty, her beloved, bossy, six-year-old female boxer. For more information on Dr. Renee Alsarraf and her book, please visit www.harpercollins.com. For information on Deborah Goodrich Royce and the Ocean House Author Series, visit deborahgoodrichroyce.com.

Duration:00:51:18

03-14-24 Endure Affliction - A Walk In The Park

3/18/2024
In this week's A Walk In The Park with Jane Andrews...Jane talks about how effective nature can be in handling pain.

Duration:00:03:00

3-15-24 Guitarist & Vocalist Duke Robillard - Jazz After Dinner

3/18/2024
This week, Joe is featuring Guitarist and Vocalist Duke Robillard from his 1987 Rounder Records recording “Swing.”

Duration:00:47:06

03-17-24 Eddie Dillion, Composer, Arranger, Singer & Guitarist - Conducting Conversations

3/18/2024
This week, for a special show about St. Patrick's Day, we feature Eddie Dillon, Composer, Arranger, Singer, Guitarist, and one of the original guests on the show when it started in 2007. Eddie is the only person to have appeared with Mike every year of the show's existence. We'll listen to some examples of his music and some of his personal favorites and discuss his upcoming concerts. For more information, you can go to www.eddiedillon.com

Duration:00:49:32

03-07-24 Nesting Instinct - A Walk In The Park

3/11/2024
In this week's A Walk In The Park with Jane Andrews...Jane recognizes the urge to clean.

Duration:00:02:59

03-10-24 Dr Edward Markward, Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington - Conducting Conversations

3/11/2024
Dr. Edward Markward, the Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington at St. John's, is our special guest this week. We talk about the upcoming concert and listen to some of the music from the program being presented on Sunday, April 21st, at 3 PM at St. John's Episcopal Church, 191 County Road, Barrington. For more information, you can go to www.cobsj.org

Duration:00:48:46

3-08-24 Vocalist & Pianist Ray Charles - Jazz After Dinner

3/11/2024
This week, Joe is featuring Vocalist and Pianist Ray Charles from a 1991 Atlantic Records recording titled “The Birth Of Soul, Vol. 2.”

Duration:00:49:41

03-02-24 We LOVE Broadway! - WCRI‘s Kids Hour

3/5/2024
On this month's episode of WCRI's Kids Hour, hosts Jamie and Spencer listen to the music from shows currently on Broadway! You'll hear music from SIX, Wicked, Aladdin, MJ, and more!

Duration:00:54:22