Jazz

8:00pm

Fri March 2, 2012
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Steve Howell plays live on Red River Radio

Airs Friday, March 2, at 8 p.m.  Guitarist Steve Howell joins hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the radio by making a pledge by calling 800-552-8502. Or, make your pledge now on line by clicking here:  DONATE NOW!

8:00pm

Thu February 23, 2012
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Savannah Music Festival - The Clayton Brothers Part 2

Airs, Thursday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.  There's nothing like the sound of musicians embracing the concept of swinging on the bandstand, a 20th-century American conception that has since permeated the planet.

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9:00pm

Tue February 21, 2012
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Newport Jazz Festival - Mario Castro Quintet In Concert

Airs Tuesday, February 21 at 9:00 p.m. The Berklee College of Music in Boston has educated at least eight bandleaders playing this year's Newport Jazz Festival, and several other sidemen. So it's appropriate that the school annually sends one of its most enterprising student groups to Newport. At the Harbor Stage, Puerto Rican saxophonist Mario Castro leads a group of musicians from places as far-flung as South Korea, Israel and California, and as close as a few hours north on the Massachusetts coast. Recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival on Sunday, August 7.

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8:00pm

Thu February 16, 2012
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Savannah Music Festival - The Clayton Brothers Part 1

The Clayton Brothers

Airs, Thursday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m.  In 2009, brothers Jeff and John Clayton brought their band to the Savannah Music Festival to perform and to participate in Swing Central, SMF's annual high school jazz band workshop and competition. They were joined on stage by John's son, pianist Gerald Clayton, trumpeter Terrell Stafford and drummer Obed Calvaire. Part one of this two-hour radio show features the Clayton Brothers live in the Charles H. Morris Center.

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8:00pm

Thu February 2, 2012
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Savannah Music Festival - Mariza Live

Mariza

Airs Thursday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.  Afro-Portuguese fado sensation Mariza put on what many are calling the "concert of the year" at the Savannah Music Festival. Tune in for a program featuring her Georgia debut. Fado, which translated means "destiny" or "fate," is a musical genre that can be traced from the 1820s in Portugal, but probably with much earlier origins. In popular belief, fado is a form of music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics.

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