Dave Brubeck Radio Special On WUTC-FM Scheduled For Wednesday

Friday, December 07, 2012
Dave Brubeck, Charlotte Jazz Festival, Sept. 12, 1992
Dave Brubeck, Charlotte Jazz Festival, Sept. 12, 1992
- photo by Ken Dryden

A radio special featuring music by the late NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck will air on WUTC-FM 88.1 on Wednesday, beginning at approximately 8:18 pm ET, following the news program Round and About. It will last about two hours.

Producer/host Ken Dryden, who interviewed Mr. Brubeck a number of times over the past quarter-century, will share recordings and rare performances from his vast collection. 

The program will also be webcast at wutc.org, though it will not be archived as a podcast. 


The Florida Boys To Appear At The Ringgold Depot August 8

The Florida Boys will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, Depot St. and U.S. 41 in Ringgold in a special concert for the Share America Foundation, Inc. Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. Continuing a 67-year legacy that has touched millions through record, television on shows such ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Native Places Top 5 In Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant

Chattanooga local Ashley Dill placed third runner up out of 100 glamorous Hooters Girl contestants from around the world last week at the 18 th  annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant in Vegas, and was selected by a panel of celebrity judges, including retired American Light Heavyweight UFC fighter and Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar, reality star Sig Hansen, ... (click for more)

Federal Judge Stops Erlanger Foreclosure Of Hutcheson Hospital

In a ruling Friday, a Federal Court Judge in Rome agreed with Hutcheson Medical Center and Regions Bank to grant the request for an injunction, effectively stopping the foreclosure efforts of Erlanger Health System against Hutcheson. In stopping the foreclosure set for next Tuesday, the judge held that the public interest in keeping the hospital doors open was “insurmountable.”  ... (click for more)

Mediated Resolution Reached In TVA Kingston Lawsuits

A mediated global resolution has been achieved in 63 lawsuits pending in U.S. District Court involving more than 850 plaintiffs asserting claims against the Tennessee Valley Authority arising from the 2008 ash spill at Kingston Fossil Plant. The resolution, outlined in documents submitted Friday to the U.S. District Court in Knoxville, comes after nearly two years of ... (click for more)

A Tennessee Transplant's Thoughts On Age And Politics - And Response

I have read several opinions favoring the job performance of Representative Fleischmann as well the apparent disdain that they have for his challenger and his age.  I must disclose that unfortunately, I am unable to cast a vote in the 3rd District Republican primary.  I will however always be a Chattanoogan.  As a result, I feel more engaged in East Tennessee politics ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Mr. Trump, Stand Down!

I’ve never been a big fan of Donald Trump. Of his worldy possessions, I believe the only things bigger than his $4 billion bank account are his arrogance and his ego but what he did Friday was shameful. Here we have two Americans in Africa on a mercy mission who have been stricken with the ebola virus and as emergency efforts are in progress to bring them home, Trump -- in his usual ... (click for more)