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Monday, June 27, 2011 - 2:00pm

Last winter saxophonist, composer and arranger Art Felluca visited us on Jazz New England anticipating his CD release party at Scullers. Unfortunately a good old New England snowstorm canceled the festive evening. The CD release party for this project "Inward" has been rescheduled and Art pays another visit Jazz New England Monday at 2 pm.  This award-winning musician did a four-year stint with the United States Navy Band and has earned degrees form Berklee and New England Conservatory. Join us Monday when we get reacquainted with Art Felluca.

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 10:30pm

This week Al's guest will be Daniel Schrock director of  "Soldiers Ride". Every year since 2004 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars together with civilians from cities all over the country join forces and take part in a cycling event. This special event helps those wounded warriors restore their physical and emotional well-being. "Soldiers Ride" also helps to raise awareness of the tremendous sacrifice our men and women of the armed forces have made. So tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 and hear how you can participate in this upcoming event slated to take place August 27 in Boston,MA.

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 10:00pm

Francois Gossieaux  is one of the founders of Human 1.0, which maintains that to understand the fundamental shifts shaking up your business today you are better off understanding the Human 1.0 – which, by the way, has not changed in the last 10,000 years -- rather than trying to understand the Web 2.0 tools.

He is also author of The Hypersocial Organization.

Previously, Francois served as president of Corante, from 2005 to 2007, and as vice president and chief marketing officer of eRoom Technology, from 1998 to 2003.

Join us as Francois talks to host Steve D'Agostino about why we need to focus on Human 1.0 instead of Web 2.0.
 

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 9:00pm

On August 31, 1886 a powerful earthquake devastated Charleston, South Carolina leaving most of the city in ruins and most pf the residents living on the streets. Tonight’s guests, writer SUSAN MILLAR WILLIAMS and writer/editor STEPHEN G. HOFFIUS have written a compelling history of this natural disaster that links the story to issues of race, class, urban development and even labor. This is a fascinating and complex and important chapter in the history of America that almost no one knows about. Join us tonight as Williams and Hoffius discuss their book UPHEAVAL IN CHARLESTON: EARTHQUAKE AND MURDER ON THE EVE OF JIM CROW.

My very excellent mother just served us nine pizzas. This was just one of the many mnemonic phrases we learned as children to help us learn the names and order of the planets of our solar system. It came as a shock when we recently learned that we will have to do without the pizza because Pluto was no longer considered a planet. Who made this decision that changed our childhood vision of our solar system? What gets to be called a planet anyway? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with the person responsible for pulling the plug on Pluto’s planetary aspirations. We speak with MIKE BROWN, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology. His entertaining and revealing book is titled HOW I KILLED PLUTO AND WHY IT HAD IT COMING.

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 1:30pm

Francois Gossieaux is one of the founders of Human 1.0, which maintains that to understand the fundamental shifts shaking up your business today you are better off understanding the Human 1.0 – which, by the way, has not changed in the last 10,000 years -- rather than trying to understand the Web 2.0 tools.

He is also author of The Hypersocial Organization.

Previously, Francois served as president of Corante, from 2005 to 2007, and as vice president and chief marketing officer of eRoom Technology, from 1998 to 2003.

Join us as Francois talks to host Steve D'Agostino about why we need to focus on Human 1.0 instead of Web 2.0.

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 12:00pm

This Sunday, we welcome back trombonist, Dan Gabel who leads an 18-piece Big Band. He recently returned from a world tour with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and is one of the featured artists at this year's Jazz at Sunset Concert Series. Tune in as he chats with host Al Dean and plays some of his favorite Big Bands records.

Friday, June 24, 2011 - 6:00pm

Langston Hughes once said, "When Randy Weston plays, a combination of strength and gentleness, virility and velvet emerges from the keys in an ebb and flow of sound seemingly as natural as the waves of the sea." African Rhythms -- his quintet plus African musicians playing giumbri and kora -- stirs the spirits, the players and the people in Victoria Theater at NJPAC in Newark.

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 7:00pm

This week's show will feature music from Andy Cummings, Sarah Huber, Dead Wrong Carl, Jon Short, Ric Porter, Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, Birch Beer Records, Worcester County Tradition, Jed Marum, Sound in Stone, Ari Charbonneau, James Keyes, Veptune's Car, Mary Casiello, and MANY MORE!

Bill & Eli Perras will be visiting the show and performing live, and there will also be interviews about the upcoming John Vincent Power reunion/memorial, where Doug Kwartler's song "Peace for the Heart he Gave" will be featured.

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 6:00pm

Humphrey Lyttelton is the English trumpeter who adopted New Orleans style Jazz and made it popular in Britan.  The late Mr. Lyttelton was not only the uncontested leader of British Jazz for a decades but a talented cartoonist, writer, journalist who eventually became one of Britan’s best-loved BBC radio personalities.  Tune in to the second part of this three part series!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 12:00pm

Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli is known for playing the great guitar compositions of the 1930's on his seven-string guitar. He played with Benny Goodman and for many years was a member of Doc Severinson's Tonight Show Band. In honor of Father's Day, Bucky Pizzarelli joins his son and fellow guitarist John Pizzarelli for this special episode of Piano Jazz. The duo play together on "Tangerine" and "In A Mellow Tone."

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