Award-winning author Charles Baxter visits the studio to talk about an upcoming benefit for hunger relief in the Twin Cities: a benefit for the Second Harvest Heartland foodshelf featuring readings by Patricia Hampl, Michael Dennis Browne, Ray Gonzalez, and of course Charles Baxter. It takes place October 27th at 8 p.m. at Coffman Theatre at the University of Minnesota.
Also this week, Jim Lenfestey stops by to talk about a tribute event for poet Bill Holm in celebration of his posthumous collection, The Chain Letter of the Soul: New and Selected Poems. The event takes place Monday, Nov. 2nd at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis and features readings by Robert Bly, Marcella Brekken, Emilie Buchwald, Phil Bryant, and many others.
Novelist Scott Muskin also joins us in the studio to talk about his debut novel The Annunciations of Hank Myerson, Mama’s Boy and Scholar, winner of the Parthenon Prize for Fiction.
-Fats Waller / After You’ve Gone / Fats Waller Stomp/Fractious Fingering / Classic Jazz Music
-Sunnyland Slim Trio with Robert Jr. Lockwood / Hit The Road Again / 1949-1951 / Classics
-Billie Holiday / Long Gone Blues / Body And Soul / Black Hole Recordings
-The Carter Family / The Wayworn Traveller / Carter Family Favorites / Jasmine
-Blind Willie McTell / Drive Away Blues / Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1927-1931) / Document
-Ma Rainey / Traveling Blues / Complete Recorded Works: 1928 Sessions / Document
The crew mixed a buncha Blue Beat we recently found on You Tube this week (and there’s no end to this stuff!), Sherwood has Funn with his typically wide-ranging space-lounge set, the Cap’n Cozy pay a visit to The Dept. of Ska House’n, and Fatty Bad Manners Bloodvessel busts a live Lollipop. Check it!