For over a quarter century, his WQRC evening show Nightlights was a staple of Cape Cod and Southern Massachusetts life, its seamless mingling of Jazz and the Great American Songbook heard in countless restaurants, taverns, cars, and homes. Upon returning, the brothers had a long discussion about their shared anger and frustration over segregation in the armed forces. GW has a jazz program on Sirius-XM! Later on the set, Dinah Washington, Benny Goodman, and Louis Armstrong liven up the lyrics of Fats Waller. The impact of this "Jazz Samba" album, recorded in Washington, D. I was deeply touched by your warm words about the upcoming Kennedy Center Honors. Over the years other guests included Monica Dickens, great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens.
Over the years other guests included Monica Dickens, great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens. The other host was actress Julie Harris, who lived in Chatham. In , I was Senior Producer for a hour NPR tribute to Louis and the research and interviews with eminent jazz musicologist Gary Giddins and others inspired my deep appreciation for the impact Armstrong continues to have on musicians. With News Director Bob Seay, I was invited to an almost two hour one-on-one interview with Senator Ted Kennedy in the living room of the Hyannisport Compound and then had the Senator conduct a personal tour of that historical home.
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Bill was such a kind and humble person. Sinatra knocked off one promo after another: This led to other national television productions that our office was involved in producing. Stay Tuned Facebook Twitter Medium From the PRX Blog Music is the oldest entity. Leave a Comment Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Start sustainable practices around the District on Earth Day Culture.