05-13-18 Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra- Conducting Conversations

May 14th, 2018

The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra is the subject of this week's program with Ben Vickers, Music Director and Kathrine Winterstein, violinist. We talk about their upcoming  concert and listen to some of the music from the program being  presented on Sunday, June 10th, 1:00 PM at McVinney Auditorium. For more information you can call (401) 274-4578        or go to www.nabsco.org

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05-11-18 Pianist Walter Norris - Jazz After Dinner

May 14th, 2018

On this weeks Jazz After Dinner Joe features pianist Walter Norris with George Mraz, bass and Aladar Pege on drums from the 1974 Enja Records recording "Drifting".

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05-06-18 50th Anniversary Season-An Evening of French Opera - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

May 7th, 2018

In this program WCRI Host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos talk about the 4 outstanding singers coming to perform on Saturday, July 14th, for an evening of French Opera. The festival will host four incredible singers this summer...Alexandra Batsios Soprano, Renee Rapier Mezzo, Santiago Ballerini Tenor, and Trevor Neal Baritone. For more information or to purchase tickets visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

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05-05-18 The Roger Williams Park Zoo - The 95.9 Company Break

May 7th, 2018

This month on The 95.9 Company Break Mike talks with Roger Williams Park Zoo Executive Director Dr. Jeremy Goodman about the zoo, exhibits, and what's new at the zoo this spring. Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some more than a million years old. Naturalistic surroundings are home to more than 100 species of animals including a Komodo dragon, as well as zebras, red pandas, African elephants, Masai giraffes, snow leopards, bears, anteaters, flamingoes, sloths, and more! Kids from two to 102 have the opportunity to feed giraffes and harbor seals, as well as an array of farmyard animals. For something slightly out of the ordinary, visit our new Explore and Soar area offering an exhilarating zip ride, a train excursion through the woodlands, and camel rides. For more information call (401) 785-3510 or visit www.rwpzoo.org

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05-06-18 Theatre by the Sea-2018 Preview- Conducting Conversations

May 7th, 2018

Theatre By The Sea's preview of the 2018 season is the subject of this week's program, with Bill Hanney, owner of the theater. We talk about this summer's musicals and listen to some of the very popular songs from Ain't Misbehavin', Mamma Mia, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Chicago. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587, or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​

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05-04-18 Quincy Jones - Jazz After Dinner

May 7th, 2018

On this weeks Jazz After Dinner Joe features Quincy Jones from his 1957 Impulse/GRP recording "This Is How I Feel About Jazz".

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04-29-18 The Mystic River Chorale - Conducting Conversation

April 30th, 2018

The Mystic River Chorale is the subject of this week's program withDr. Frank Martginetti, Artistic Director and Kit Foster, President. We talk about the upcoming concert and listen to some   of the music from the program being presented on Sunday May 6th, at 4 PM in the Mystic Congregational Church, Mystic CT. For more    information you can call (860)460-1487 or go to:          www.mysticriverchorale.org​

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04-27-18 Pianist Michael Petrucciani - Jazz After Dinner

April 30th, 2018

On this weeks Jazz After Dinner Joe features Pianist Michael Petruccini with Dave Holland on bass and Tony Williams on drums and the Graffiti String Quartet from his Dreyfus Jazz recording "Marvellous".

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