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Gerry Weston

General Manager

Mr. Weston comes to Worcester from Delmarva Public Radio in Salisbury, Md., where he was manager for four years. He is best known as one of the architects of Public Radio Partnership  in Louisville, KY and was President for twelve years.  Mr. Weston managed the entire project of bringing Louisville’s three public radio stations under one non-profit umbrella. He served as General Manager of WFPL and WFPK in Louisville from 1985 until 1994.

Mr. Weston has had a long association with jazz. He was Jazz Director at WFPL in Louisville from 1980 to 1985, where he hosted a five hour show every weeknight. He began his career at WVLC/WLOM on Cape Cod where he hosted a jazz show on Saturday nights for four years. Mr. Weston served as President of the Louisville Jazz Society. Other community service included the American Red Cross, Louisville Downtown Development Committee and the Development Exchange, Inc. the funding resource for public radio stations across the country.

Mr. Weston is a Massachusetts native (Hingham) and a graduate of Syracuse University.  He now resides in Worcester, MA.

Email: gerry@wicn.org

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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