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Fascinatin' Rhythm

This jazz show from 10:00 until noon every Sunday is designed to enlighten and provoke thought about the music and artists by offering themes most weeks, from tribute to artists, to such topics as the evolution of a given instrument, to composers vs arrangers, artists who died prematurely, to seasonal songs (ie. tunes about a given season), to jazz in the cinema, etc. Guests are always welcome to promote their music or concerts....Rare records are utilized, as well as cds from Ray's vast collection from years of collecting. Some might say, the program is an attempt to re-vitalize journalism in music. I have often thought about a show about music, without actually using it!

Past Broadcasts

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September 12, 2021 – The Songs of New York - 9/11 Twenty Years Later
September 5, 2021 – September Songs, Gene Harris, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Watts & All That Jazz 2021
August 29, 2021 – Legends of August Moon - Part 4 - George Shearing (Aug. 13, 1919-Feb. 14, 2011) & Charlie Parker (Aug. 29-Mar. 12,1955)
August 22, 2021 – The Legends of August Moon - Part 3 - William 'Count' Basie (Aug. 21, 1904 - April 26,1984)
August 15, 2021 – Legends of The August Moon - Part 2 - Oscar Peterson (Aug.15, 1925-Dec. 23, 2007) & Bill Evans (Aug. 16, 1929-Sept. 15, 1980)
August 8, 2021 – Legends of The August Moon - Part 1 - Benny Carter (Aug. 8, 1907 -July 12, 2003) & Tony Bennett (Aug.3, 1926-)
August 1, 2021 – Louis Children - The Legacy of Louis Satchmo Armstrong (August 4, 1901-July 6, 1971)
July 25, 2021 – Remembering Louie, Annie, Charlie, and Johnny (the Jones boy notwithstanding)
July 18, 2021 – On The Sunny Side of The Street with Lyricist Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905-March 28 1974)
July 11, 2021 – What You Need To Know About Composer/Arranger Sammy Nestico (Feb, 6,1924-Jan. 17, 2021)
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