01-01-21 Saxophonist John Mckenna - Jazz After Dinner

January 4th, 2021

This week Joe is featuring saxophonist John McKenna from his 2020 Ear Up Records recording titled "Portraits".

Portraits - John McKenna Quartet — Ear Up Records

12-27-20 - A Boston Pops Christmas with Keith Lockhart - Conducting Conversations

December 28th, 2020

A Boston Pops Christmas, with Keith Lockhart, is the subject of this week's program. We dug into the archives of past Conducting Conversations shows when we talked to Keith about the Pops Christmas CD, “Sleigh Ride”, and listen to some of the music from one the Pops best selling recordings. For more information you can go to www.bso.org

Boston Pops 2020 Holiday Celebration Concert Boston Symphony Orchestra |  bso.org

12-20-20 - Evan Gendreau, Pianist, Composer & Writer - Conducting Conversations

December 21st, 2020

This week we feature Evan Gendreau, pianist, composer, and writer. We'll talk about his incredible talent on the piano and many other facets of his young life. The music we'll be listening to will all be played by him, some of which he composed, with some holiday favorites. His mother Melanie joins the conversation. For more information you can go to www.melaniegendreau.com​

Piano Sheet Music Downloads | Musicnotes.com

12-18-20 Tony Bennett-Snowfall & A Swingin’ Christmas - Jazz After Dinner

December 21st, 2020

This week Joe is featuring Tony Bennett performances from his 1968 recording titled "Snowfall" and from his 2008 recording titled "A Swingin' Christmas" with the Count Basie Orchestra.
 
Snowfall The Tony Bennett Christmas Album by Tony Bennett : Napster

12-11-20 Ray Charles “The Spirit of Christmas” - Jazz After Dinner

December 15th, 2020

This week Joe is featuring Ray Charles from his 1985 recording titled "The Spirit of Christmas".

Charles, Ray - The Spirit of Christmas - Amazon.com Music

12-13-20 - Jamestown Community Chorus - Conducting Conversations

December 15th, 2020

This week The Jamestown Community Chorus is the subject of the program with B. J. Whitehouse, Music Director. We talk about their Virtual Choir Holiday Video program and listen to some selections from the concert that is now being held online . For more information you can call 401-423-1574 or go to www.jamestownchorus.com.

Jamestown RI Community Chorus | Great Choral Singing Since 1949

 

 

 

12-05-20 East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce - Holiday Car Parade & Tree Lighting 2020 - WCRI Special Programming

December 14th, 2020

Enjoy this years East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Holiday Car Parade & Town Hall Tree Lighting musical program! This half hour program was the accompaniment to the car parade and had personal greetings from town officials, wonderful holiday music and a special greeting/reading from Santa himself!!

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12-12-20 A Classical Holiday - REPEAT - WCRI’s Kids Hour

December 14th, 2020

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 A Classical Holiday. This show is compiled of a few pieces that have significance whether it be an unlikely composer writing outside of their typical element or the familiarity of classical music you have heard before in a commercial, on television, or on the big screen.

What does "holiday music" mean for a classical radio station? | Classical  MPR

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