05-25-19 Mystic Seaport Museum-Streamlined Exhibit - The 95.9 Company Break

May 28th, 2019

This week on The 95.9 Company Break Mike talks with Dan McFadden Communications Director for the Mystic Seaport Museum and Matthew Bird Guest Curator for the special Streamlined Exhibit at the museum. The collections in the Streamlined Exhibit at Mystic Seaport (boats, motors, photographs) tells a better, truer, more exciting story of how “streamlining” transitioned from engineering to design, and shows how we went from fast boats to fast planes to fast LOOKING everything else (vacuum cleaners, cookware, radios). Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum 75 Greenmanville Ave. Mystic, CT 06355...open every day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 860.572.0711 or visit mysticseaport.org

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05-26-19 Theatre by the Sea-Love and Other Fables - Conducting Conversations

May 28th, 2019

Theatre By The Sea's production of “Love and Other Fables” is the subject of this week's program with Bill Hanney, Owner/Producer and Jay Binder, Director of the Production. We talk about the musical and listen to some of the songs from this World Premiere that runs 5/29 to 6/16. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com 


05-24-19 Dave Brubeck Quartet - Jazz After Dinner

May 28th, 2019

On this week's show Joe is featuring the Dave Brubeck Quartet from their 1959 Columbia Records recording "Time Out" with Dave Brubeck, piano; Paul Desmond, alto saxophone; Eugene Wright, bass and Joe Morello, drums.

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05-18-19 The Story of Handel’s Water Music - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

May 20th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to The Story of Handel's Water Music. Handel wrote his Water Music for King George of England, who was also his boss when he was a court composer in Germany. The party at which it was played took place on a river and lasted all night. 

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05-19-19 Summer Winds - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

May 20th, 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. In today's show they discuss the Summer Winds concert at The Breakers on Tuesday, July 16 @ 8:00 pm. Arnold Bax was a wonderful pianist but loved writing poetry and composing. He spent a great deal of time in Ireland and made deep friendships. In the 1916 Easter Uprising, several of these friends were brutally executed. The Elegiac Trio composed that Spring was written as a memorial. Beautifully tranquil and dreamlike in nature, it is a gorgeous homage to those whom he loved. 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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05-17-19 Gospel & Brubeck - Jazz After Dinner

May 20th, 2019

Jazz After Dinner promotes the Gospel and Brubeck event taking place on June 1st in Cranston.

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05-11-19 Mr. Bach Comes to Call - WCRI’s Classical Kids Hour

May 14th, 2019

In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to Mr. Bach Comes to Call. This recording tells the story of Bach's life, his trials and successes, his family life and court experiences, told through the eyes of “Mr. Bach”. The story is beautifully interwoven with Bach's best-loved music including a rich array of Brandenburg concertos, cantatas, orchestral suites. The account begins with a little girl resisting practicing the piano, until Mr. Bach comes to call and she realizes the value of music it is and the satisfaction of plenty of practice. Support Classical Kids by visiting Classical Kids Music Education

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05-15-19 Providence Singers - Conducting Conversations

May 14th, 2019

The Providence Singers, is the subject of this week's program, with Michael Galib, Assistant Director. We talk about their upcoming concerts, and listen to some of the music from the program being presented on May 18 in Cranston, and May 19 in Bristol. For more information call 401-751-5700, or go to www.providencesingers.org​


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