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Sat March 24, 2012
WVAS Upcoming Events

Public Radio Music Month/Jazz Appreciation Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and Public Radio Music Month. WVAS-FM is bringing you a very special month of programming.

We begin on April 1st with Bill Boyntons' SwingTown and a musical salute to Gil Scott Heron on his birthday.

On April 12th listen to Jazz at Nite for a musical salute to Herbie Hancock on his birthday.

Join WVAS-FM on Friday, April 13th for a special lunchtime concert, broadcast live, featuring Jilla Webb with Kurt McKinney and the E.D. Nixon Elementary School Choir. This concert can be heard live on 90.7 WVAS-FM or online at www.wvasfm.

Listen to Bill Boyntons' SwingTown on April 22nd for a musical salute to Charles Mingus on his birthday.

On April 25th Jazz at Nite presents a musical salute to Ella Fitzgerald on her birthday.

Listen on April 26th at 6:ooPM for The Art Of The Deejay hosted by Robb Taylor.

WVAS-FM will host our Spring Membership Campaign, The Power Of Public Radio from April 27 through May 2, 2012. Take this time out to renew your membership or become a new member. Support your Station for Jazz, Blues, News and Views by making a pledge or go online now and click Support.

Listen to Bill Boyntons' SwingTown as we salute Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington on his birthday.

Other activities include interviews with Sheila Jordan, Carmen Lundy, Nneena Freelon, Carole Boston-Weatherford and Lenny White on Jazz at Nite and Brian Lenaire, Les Paul Rogue and P. J. Spraggins on Jazz Oasis.

Lock in your dial at 90.7 WVAS-FM or join us online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.wvasfm.org throughout the month of April and enjoy.