Birthdays for Billy Guy of the Coasters, drummer and singer Ray McKinley a tip of the hat to Bud Collyer (radio’s Superman) and the wrap-up of the latest Pat Novak episode. All this on the archives and the play list as well.
During the 11:00 hour I broadcast an interview with drummer Lenny White, interspersed with cuts from Return to Forever, in anticipation of their June 19 appearance at the Orpheum. Music as well from Ravi Coltrane and Jerry Gonzalez, appearing this weekend at Mears Park as part of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Today’s show featured a live performance by the Bill Crutcher Group:
a jazz/funk sextet dedicated to the higher vibrations of the soul.
Bill Crutcher-vibes;T-Scott-bass; The Truth-keys;Cam Muwata-guitar; Sam Brooks-sax and Kevin Washington-drums. They played live in the studio during the 5 O’Clock hour to promote an appearance at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival.