Join Milton Shirdan on SwingTown this Sunday afternoon during the 2:00 hour for a preview of A Jazzy Valentine. due to the huge number of suggestions by our listeners and Facebook friends we put together a three hour Valentines Day special and a one hour preview that will run on Sunday. Listen for your suggestions of music for the lover in you this Sunday on Bill Boyntons' SwingTown.
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 11:26 am
Correction: The audio of this segment mentions a February performance by the Mingus Jazz Orchestra. There will be no Mingus Jazz Orchestra concert this year. The audio and text of this segment also misidentified the dates of the 2013 Mingus High School Competition. The competition is Feb. 15-18.
The string band The Fox Hunt returns to Mountain Stage to dispense more dirt-laden tales of drinking, cheating and damnation around a single shared condenser microphone. Led by singer-songwriter John R. Miller, the Martinsburg, W.V., group assimilates influences that begin with early-20th-century string-band music and end with a variety of punk and rock.
Antonio Carlos Jobim was born on January 25, 1927. Join Milton Shirdan this Wednesday evening on Jazz at Nite for a very special musical salute to Antonio Carlos Jobim during the 9:00 Hour only on 90.7FM WVAS.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. Join Milton Shirdan for a very special musical Birthday salute to Martin Luther King, Jr on SwingTown, Sunday, January 15th and on Jazz at Nite on Jazz at Nite on Monday, January 16th. This program features music from George Adams, Wallace Roney, Bobby Lyle, Leon Thomas, Gil Scot-Heron, Lynne Arriale, The Marcus Shelby Orchestra and the voices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Edward Kennedy, Tenzan Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Llama, and former President Bill Clinton.