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. 

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