03-16-19 The World of Fairy Tales - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

March 18th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to Camille Saint-Saëns. Saint-Saëns took famous fairy tales and set music to them. They may be a little different from some of the stories that you know as these fairy tales were often passed down from generation to generation so they would get twisted and change slightly.

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03-17-19 Of Birds and Beasts - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

March 18th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. They present music from this summer's concert titled...Of Birds and Beasts that will take place on Wednesday, July 17th at 11AM. The repertoire for this concert is by some of the greatest composers and yet, some of it is quite light-hearted in spirit. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

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03-17-19 Eddie Dillon - Conducting Conversations

March 18th, 2019

This week, for a special show about St. Patrick's Day, we feature Eddie Dillon, Composer, Arranger, Singer and Guitarist, and one of the original guests on the show when it started.  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, some of his personal favorites, and discuss his upcoming concerts. For more information you can go to www.eddiedillon.com ​

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03-15-19 Debra Mann - Jazz After Dinner

March 18th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to Pianist and Vocalist Debra Mann from her Whaling City Sound recording "Full Circle".

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03-09-19 The Celtic Harp - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

March 11th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to a true story about one of the most famous harpist of all times – a young man named Turlough O’Carolan who lived in Ireland almost three hundred years ago.

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03-10-19 The Bridge Project - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

March 11th, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. They present the music of harpist Bridget Kibbey who will be featured at The Bridge Project concert on Wednesday July 17th @ 8pm at the Breakers. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

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03-08-19 Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Jazz After Dinner

March 11th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong from their 1956 Verve recording "Ella & Louis" with Oscar Peterson, piano, Herb Ellis, guitar, Ray Brown, bass and Buddy Rich, drums.

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03-10-19 Tribute to Debra Mann - Conducting Conversations

March 11th, 2019

This week we pay tribute to jazz singer and pianist Debra Mann with a special memorial program. Guests David Zinno, bassist and Dino Govoni, saxophonist talk about Debra's music and life that ended too soon, January 31st, 2019. Featured is music from her recently released CD, Full Circle. For more information you can go to www.debramann.com ​

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