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

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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!

10-10-21 URI Guitar Festival - Conducting Conversations

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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/

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

09-26-21 Glocester Scarecrow Festival - Conducting Conversations

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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/

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

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

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

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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!

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

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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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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/

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

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

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

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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!

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

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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/​

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

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

08-29-21 Pianist, Composer, Music Director & Winner of 7 Emmy's Mike Renzi - Conducting Conversations

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This week we feature Mike Renzi, pianist, composer, music director and winner of seven Emmy Awards. We'll listen to examples of his music from his many CDs, discuss his career and how he came to work with Mel Torme, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Maureen McGovern and many more. He’s also a member of the RI Music Hall of Fame. For more information you can go to http://rhodeislandmusichalloffame.com/site/?page_id=1901​

08-27-21 Saxophonist Hank Mobley - Jazz After Dinner

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This week Joe is featuring Saxophonist Hank Mobley from his 1956 Prestige Records recording titled “Messages."

08-20-21 Pianist Phineas Newborn Jr - Jazz After Dinner

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This week Joe is featuring Pianist Phineas Newborn Jr. from his 1964 Contemporary Records recording titled “The Newborn Touch”.

08-22-21 Mystic River Chorale - Conducting Conversations

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The Mystic River Chorale is the subject of this week's program with Frank Zilinyi, Artistic Director; Tim Rooney, President and Michelle Mencer, V.P. We talk about Frank’s new position as Artistic and Music Director and what the Chorale will be doing next. The music we listen to is from past concerts Frank has been associated with. For more information you can  go to www.mysticriverchorale.org

08-14-21 Take Me Out to the Ballgame - WCRI's Kids Hour

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In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour your hosts Jamie, Skylar and new host Spencer explore music that goes with America's pastime...baseball! You'll hear Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Tessie, Music from Field of Dreams and much more! The show also says goodbye to Skylar as he leaves on his new adventure to Syracuse University.

06-25-21 Pianist & Vocalist Nat "King" Cole - Jazz After Dinner

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This week Joe is featuring pianist and vocalist Nat "King" Cole from his 1995 Classics Records recording titled "Nat"King"Cole 1943-1944".

06-19-21 Home Care Assistance of R.I. - The 95.9 Company Break

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In this weeks 95.9 Company Break program Mike talks with owner and managing director of Home Care Assistance R.I. Patricia Schumacher. The mission of Home Care Assistance is to change the way the world ages. They provide older adults with quality care in Rhode Island, that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Their services are distinguished by the caliber of their care assistants, the responsiveness of their staff and their expertise in live-in care. They embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. For more information call (401) 236-8883 or visit https://www.homecareassistancerhodeisland.com

 

 

06-19-21 The Sounds of Summer Blockbusters - WCRI's Kids Hour

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In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour your host Jamie invites you to join him as he listens to music from past summer blockbusters as well as movies about summer. You'll hear music from Stand By Me, Mama Mia, Jaws, Jurassic Park and much more!

06-20-21 - Roger Williams Zoo Asian Lantern Spectacular - Conducting Conversations

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This week we feature The Roger Williams Park Zoo, Asian Lantern Spectacular, as we talk to Jeremy Goodman, Executive Director about the amazing project. We'll listen to some of the music that is played in the background of the exhibit and talk about all that’s new at the Zoo. For more information you can go to www.rwpzoo.org

06-18-21 Guitarist Charlie Christian - Jazz After Dinner

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This week Joe is featuring Guitarist Charlie Christian from his 1993 Delta Music Records recording titled “The Immortal Charlie Christian”.

06-12-21 The Disney Villains - WCRI's Kids Hour

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In this weeks WCRI's Kids Hour hosts Jamie and Skylar (w/ special guest Bella) invite you to join them as they discuss some of the worst Disney Villains around and the music that goes with them. You'll hear music from The Lion King, Pocahontas, Cruella Deville, The Princess and the Frog, and much more!!

 

06-13-21 - Theatre by the Sea owner Bill Hanney - Conducting Conversations

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Theatre By The Sea's announcement of the 2021 season is the subject of this week's program, with Bill Hanney, owner of the theatre. We talk about this summer's events and how the theatre made it through the pandemic. The music will be by three of the performers coming to do concerts, Nicholas King, Emily Luther, and Liz Callaway. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​

06-11-21 Saxophonist Jane Bunnett - Jazz After Dinner

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This week Joe is featuring featuring Saxophonist Jane Bunnett from her 2004 Narada Records recording titled “Red Dragonfly”

06-06-21 - Classical Guitarist Aaron-Larget Caplan - Conducting Conversations

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This week we feature Aaron-Larget Caplan, classical guitarist. He’ll introduce his brand new album “Drifting” and we'll listen to examples of music from his other CDs. We’ll discuss his career and how he has had the opportunity to travel the world playing at great concert venues, and now as the pandemic is nearing an end, how he's been performing his “online concerts”. For more information you can go to www.alcguitar.com.