vocals http://wemu.org en Vanessa Rubin and Don Braden swing soulfully http://wemu.org/post/vanessa-rubin-and-don-braden-swing-soulfully <p>Singer <strong>Vanessa Rubin</strong> and saxophonist <strong>Don Braden</strong> have been friends since the early 1980s.&nbsp; Nearly 30 years later they released their first CD together: <em>Full Circle</em>.&nbsp; This is a very soulful, blues-influenced session due in no small part guitarist <strong>Dave</strong> <strong>Stryker</strong>, organist <strong>Kyle Koehler</strong> and drummer <strong>Cecil Brooks III</strong> completing the ace band.&nbsp; <em>Full Circle</em> by <strong>Vanessa Rubin</strong> and <strong>Don Braden</strong> premieres this morning on <strong>89.1</strong> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:39:35 +0000 Linda Yohn 38855 at http://wemu.org ROBERT CRAY'S "NOTHIN' BUT LOVE" WAS THE MOST-PLAYED CD FROM OCTOBER 8TH TO 14TH! http://wemu.org/post/robert-crays-nothin-love-was-most-played-cd-october-8th-14th <p>Buoyed by being selected as WEMU's blues fundraising premium, Robert Cray's newest CD, "Nothin' But Love" was the most played disc this past week on 89.1. &nbsp; Even if Cray's recording hadn't been chosen as a WEMU "thank-you gift", it would likely have risen to the top of our "Sweet Sixteen" by virtue of it's excellence.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:00:51 +0000 Linda Yohn 20901 at http://wemu.org ROBERT CRAY'S "NOTHIN' BUT LOVE" WAS THE MOST-PLAYED CD FROM OCTOBER 8TH TO 14TH! Esperanza Spalding tops "Sweet 16" April 23rd through 29th. http://wemu.org/post/esperanza-spalding-tops-sweet-16-april-23rd-through-29th <p><strong>WEMU &ldquo;SWEET SIXTEEN&rdquo; AIRPLAY April 23 to April 29, 2012:&nbsp; </strong></p><p><strong>LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR&nbsp;</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ESPERANZA SPALDING&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Radio Music Society&rdquo;&nbsp; (Heads Up/Montuno)</p><p>2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; GALACTIC&nbsp; &ldquo;Carnivale Electricos&rdquo;&nbsp; (Anti-)</p><p>3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; JAZZ SOUL SEVEN &ldquo;Impressions Of Curtis Mayfield&rdquo; (BFM)</p><p>4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CURTIS SALGADO&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;Soul Shot&rdquo;&nbsp; (Alligator Records)</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:09:10 +0000 Linda Yohn 13193 at http://wemu.org Esperanza Spalding tops "Sweet 16" April 23rd through 29th.