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NIK THOMPSON NAMED PERMANENT HOST OF SUNDAY BEST ON 89.1, WEMU

YPSILANTI:   89.1 Jazz host, Nik Thompson, has been named the permanent host of Sunday Best, Sundays 10a-1p, on 89.1,WEMU, Eastern Michigan University’s public radio station.  Thompson has been serving as interim host of the traditional jazz program since longtime host, Dr. Arwulf Arwulf, stepped down in early February.  Thompson will continue hosting 89.1 Jazz on Saturdays (5-8a) through the end of April when a new host will be named.

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY MARCH 26 TO April 1, 2012:  LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR 

1.       GREGORY PORTER  “Be Good”   (Motema Music)

2.       ESPERANZA SPALDING   “Radio Music Society”  (Heads Up/Montuno)

3.       KENNY GARRETT “Seeds From The Underground” (Mack Avenue Records)

4.       BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO “Ode” (Nonesuch)

5.       MATT WILSON’S ARTS & CRAFTS “An Attitude For Gratitude” (Palmetto Records)

6.    DON BYRON NEW GOSPEL QUINTET "Love, Peace, And Soul" (Savoy Jazz)

Robin Meloy Goldsby On Piano Jazz

Apr 2, 2012

Robin Meloy Goldsby may have been destined for show business. She had the requisite musical roots –- her father, Bob Rawsthorne, played drums for the PBS program Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. She also had the early childhood experiences: Through her dad's involvement in Pittsburgh show business, she had the opportunity to act and play piano in various local productions.

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY MARCH 19 TO MARCH 25, 2012:  LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR 

 

1.    RUTHIE FOSTER “LET IT BURN” (BLUE CORN MUSIC)

2.    JANIVA MAGNESS “STRONGER FOR IT” (ALLIGATOR)

3.    VARIOUS ARTISTS “CHICO & RITA (SOUNDTRACK)” (CALLE 54)

4.    MATT WILSON’S ARTS & CRAFTS “AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE” (PALMETTO)

5.    GREGORY PORTER “BE GOOD” (MOTÉMA MUSIC)

6.    KENNY GARRETT “SEEDS FROM THE UNDERGROUND” (MACK AVENUE)

7.    THE FUNK ARK “HIGH NOON” (ESL)

WEMU Sweet Sixteen For The Week Of March 12 to March 18, 2012

These are the sixteen most played recordings on WEMU!

Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz Series May 4TH

Mar 15, 2012

    May 4th - Planet D Nonet

Live at the Raven's Club, 207 S. Main Street in Ann Arbor Sesi Motors 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.

May 4th - Planet D Nonet

WEMU Sweet Sixteen For The Week Of March 5 to March 11, 2012

These are the sixteen most played recordings on WEMU!

March 5:01 Party

Mar 5, 2012

WEMU (89.1 FM), the Eastern Michigan University public radio station, has dedicated its First Friday 5:01 Jazz Series at Ann Arbor's  Raven's Club to the memory of Jan Winkelman, a devoted jazz fan and listener, who died 8 March 2007. A fund has been established in his honor at WEMU to finance the series and other special performances.

WEMU Sweet Sixteen For The Week Of February 27 to March 4, 2012

These are the sixteen most played recordings on WEMU!

You may not know violinist Jenny Scheinman by name, but she's all over the place.

David Baker's 21st-Century Soul Music

Mar 2, 2012

It is said of Shannon Powell that he's part of New Orleans' musical DNA — that he knows things only local drummers know.

Powell, 49, is the A-list drummer in town. He's played with Dr. John, Harry Connick Jr., Nicholas Payton, R&B guitarist Earl King and Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Paul McCartney, Madonna, Doc Watson and Luciano Pavarotti have at least one thing in common: They've all collaborated with Irish folk band

Sweet Sixteen

Jan 13, 2012

WEMU Sweet Sixteen For The Week Of February 27 to March 4, 2012

These are the sixteen most played recordings on WEMU!

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Latin CDs played on WEMU between February 28 and March 5, 2005.

Following at the top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Latin CDs played on 89.1, the week of February 28-March 5. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of February 20-27, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from February 21st through the 27th, 2005. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of February 13-19, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from February 13th through 19th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of February 7-13, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from February 7th through 13th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU January 24-30, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 24th through 30th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs aired on 89.1 the week of January 17-23, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 17th through 23rd. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of January 9-15, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 9th to January 15th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of Januayr 2-8, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 3rd through January
9th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of December 27, 2004-January 2, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban CDs on 89.1 from December 27th, 2004 through January
2,2005. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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