Barbie Marshall of Sample Night Live! 1st Wednesday of every month (September 1st). For detailed information go to www.samplenightlive.com and…KFAI listeners will receive a discount on their tickets if they use the code word members.
SPECIALSAMPLENIGHTLIVE! September 1st will include exceptional visual art by the Grand Diva! So, be sure to check it out!!
T Mychael Rambo will be appearing at Illusion Theatre from now through October…for more information go to illusiontheatre.org.
Ron and Jean, late of KFAI’s Radio Rumpus Room, filled in for Jackson this week, as he was otherwise engaged in working out the terms of his Work Release arrangement. (Though in fairness the substitute hosts did not get independent confirmation of that claim by anyone, much less the regular host. So maybe you should just pretend we didn’t say that.) — Ron and Jean
BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE From the Land of the Round Haircut, Kansas City Style for The Kid From Red Bank COUNTBASIE, The President of the Tenor Sax LESTERYOUNG, Mr Five by Five Himself JIMMYRUSHING, and the Architect of Modern Jazz CHARLIEPARKER. Other Birthdays this week include WYNONIE ‘Mr Blues’ HARRIS, WYNONACARR, the Queen of the Blues DINAHWASHINGTON and from the Realm of Vocal Group Harmony—the ill fated RUDYLEWIS of the Drifters and the inimitable WILLIEWINFIELD of the Harptones—