02-01-19 Bob Brookmeyer & Kenny Wheeler - Jazz After Dinner

January 30th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to trombonist Bob Brookmeyer and Flugelhorn player Kenny Wheeler from their 2003 Artists House release "Island".

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02-03-19 The Community Player’s - Conducting Conversations

January 30th, 2019

The Community Player's production of 'Almost Maine' is the subject of this week's program, with Valerie Remillard, Director. We talk about the upcoming play to be held at the Jenks Theatre, Pawtucket RI and listen to some of the music that will be used in scene transitions. The play will be performed starting February 22nd. For more information you can go to www.thecommunityplayers.net 

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02-02-19 Noodle Revolution - The 95.9 Company Break

January 29th, 2019

This month on The 95.9 Company Break Mike talks with Noodle Revolution owner Kade Feldman. Noodle Revolution is a Globally-Inspired Noodle Shop featuring Comfort/Street food from around the world. Popular menus include varieties of Wok-Fried Noodles, Ramen, Pho, Rice, Pastas, Noodle Soups, Dumplings, Salads, Burgers, Tacos and more. Noodle Revolution is located at 87 Oak St. in Westerly, Rhode Island. You can call them at 1-401-596-9559 or visit their Facebook page by clicking HERE

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01-25-19 “Calling Berlin” Volume 1 - Jazz After Dinner

January 28th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to a 1995 Arbors Records recording "Calling Berlin" Volume 1, with Ruby Braff, cornet; Ellis Larkins, piano; and special quest Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar.

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01-27-19 RI Wind Ensemble - Conducting Conversations

January 25th, 2019

This week The R I Wind Ensemble is the subject of the program with Dr.Robert Franzblau, Conductor. We talk about their upcoming  spring concerts and listen to some selections that will be performed during their February 17th concert. For more information you can go to www.riwe.org ​

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01-20-19 Calmus Vocal Ensemble - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

January 22nd, 2019

In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos listen and discuss Calmus Ensemble. Calmus Vocal Ensemble will be performing at the Newport Art Museum on Friday March 1st @ 7PM as part of the Newport Music Festival Chamber Music Series. 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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01-19-18 The Magic Flute Part II - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

January 22nd, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to Part II of The Magic Flute...Mozart’s enchanting fairytale presented by the Metropolitan Opera!

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01-18-19 Pianist Horace Silver - Jazz After Dinner

January 17th, 2019

On this week's show Joe listens to pianist and composer Horace Silver from his 1996 Impulse recording "The Hard Bop Grand Pop" with Claudio Roditi, Trumpet and Flugelhorn; Michael Breaker, tenor sax; Steve Turre, trombone; Ronnie Cuber, trombone; Ron Carter, bass; and Lewis Nash, drums.

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