Dave Brubeck Radio Special On WUTC-FM Scheduled For Wednesday

Friday, December 7, 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. 


Lowland Hum Comes To Chattanooga Friday

The husband-wife team of Daniel and Lauren Goans make up Lowland Hum and they will be performing a house concert in Chattanooga on Friday in support of their third studio album Thin.  Review for Lowland Hum: Lowland Hum released a beautiful new album titled Thin on Feb. 10. NPR's All Songs Considered, a track-by-track feature went live with the duo giving a detailed backstory ... (click for more)

Mozart And Mahler Are Part Of The Masterworks Series April 6

Two of classical music's favorite composers are paired on April 6 for the Barnett and Company Masterworks Series.  Though they were born in different centuries and composed during different musical times, Gustav Mahler and W.A. Mozart are two composers every classical music fan should be familiar with. The two are paired on Thursday, April 6, 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theater. ... (click for more)

Boyd Says $4.1 Million In County Budget Cuts Would Yield $43.1 Million For School Projects; Proposes That CSLA Move To Dalewood

County Commission Finance Chairman Tim Boyd on Wednesday recommended $4.1 million in county budget cuts, which he said would provide bond funds for $43,150,000 in county school projects. He recommended that $250,000 of the money from the cuts go to relocating Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) to Dalewood Middle School. He said Dalewood students could move to a portion ... (click for more)

Police Shoot And Kill Sheriff's Office Employee, Daniel Hendrix After Disorder At Brainerd Home; 2 Off-Duty City Officers Were At Scene Of Altercation Where Shot Was Fired

Chattanooga Police responded to an altercation at a house in Brainerd early Wednesday morning and wound up shooting and killing an armed man, who is an employee of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. Police said two off-duty Chattanooga Police officers were at the scene of the disorder in the 300 block of Shawnee Trail. A shot was fired before officers arrived at 1:26 a.m. ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: OK, Sis, Off You Go

I’ve got to do something to adjust my sense of humor but fear there is not a big enough wrench. Rasmea Yousef Odeh, who is a naturalized American citizen from Jordan, was one of the principal figures in January’s Women’s March on Washington and had an equal starring role in the most recent “Day Without Women” protests in America. I’m all for equal rights for women yet I was appalled ... (click for more)