I drove by the old S&H Green Stamp store on High Street in Longview the other day, on the way to taking Sam the Dog to the veterinarian for routine vaccinations. One has to have been on this planet a while to remember S&H Green Stamps. But I bet many of you reading this at least remember your moms collecting the stamps, even if you did not personally do so.
Airs Thursday, July 23, at 9 p.m. Introducing Marcus Roberts and The Modern Jazz Generation. Roberts’ new 11-piece ensemble - featuring many of his younger protégé - perform original material by Roberts and the music of Jelly Roll Morton, Chick Corea, and Horace Silver. We speak to Roberts and the members of the ensemble about the formation of the band in Tallahassee, Florida and explore what it means to teach jazz through mentorship.
Airs Thursday, July 23, at 8 p.m. During his career, Czech composer Antonin Dvorak wrote 14 string quartets, all between 1862 and 1895. His final two quartets, with their mastery of form, color and expression, are a fitting summation of Dvorak's exceptional achievement in this genre. During March of 2010, the Emerson Quartet performed two all-Dvorak concerts at the Savannah Music Festival which featured several of the great composer's masterworks.
Aired Thursday, July 23, at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosted and his guests were Dr. Symeon Missios, Assistant Professor Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health in Shreveport; radiation oncologist Dr. Ben Wilkinson with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center; and oncologist Dr. Chip McDonald , with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center. They discussed the latest information on tumors of the brain and spinal column. Your calls and questions were taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502.