Tune into Radio Free Athens Oct. 23 to catch sets from R@T, Robyn Banks, Michael T., and Art Cromwell

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Radio Free Athens (RFA) runs from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays on WOUB 1340 AM and allows community volunteers and Ohio University students to present music and interview content through a format-free, host-driven program. Find the schedule and details about tomorrow’s program below. Listen to 1340 AM at this link.


SCHEDULE: October 23, 2021

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – R@T
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Robyn Banks
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Michael T.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Excursions: Jazz Motifs w/ Art Cromwell

From R@T 

I have no plans for my show this weekend other than looking at some of the shows that have happened recently, or are going to happen soon, in our area. This might include some Bob Mould, Shovels and Rope and Aaron Lee Tasjan. Please join me from 9 AM to noon.

Jazz Excursions w/ Art Cromwell: Ohio’s Jazz Harvest 

This Saturday’s program will be a cornucopia of Ohio’s Jazz artists. Representing all eras, genres, instruments, and styles, this all-Ohio program surveys musical styles from the 1920s to the Present. The program sequences include artists born or raised in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo, Dayton, Middletown, Lima, Piqua, Springfield, Warren, Massillon, Zanesville, Youngstown.

– The Piano Bench (includes: Art Tatum, Stanley Cowell, Tadd Dameron, Dave Burrell, Bobby Few, Geo. Russell)

– Giant Tenor Steps (Frank Foster, Joe Henderson, Rashaan Roland Kirk, Albert Ayler, Joe Lovano)

– Great Trumpets (Benny Bailey, Bill Hardman, Sean Jones, Freddy Webster, Sy Oliver, Harry “Sweets” Edison)

– Strings (Jim Hall, Bern Nix, Brenton Banks, Abdul Wadud)

– Vocalists (Jon Hendricks, “Little” Jimmy Scott, Jay Clayton, Nancy Wilson, “Bull Moose” Jackson)

– Misc. Instruments (Manzello/Stritch, Roland Kirk; Tuba/Baritone sax, Howard Johnson)

– Drummers (Chuck Lampkin, Greg Bandy)

– Composers/Arrangers (Tadd Dameron, Frank Foster, Sy Oliver, Jimmy Mundy, George Russell)

– Groups (Frank Foster’s Loud Minority; Lambert/Hendricks & Ross; Modern Jazz Disciples, Zach Whyte’s Chocolate Beau Brummels, Wilberforce Collegians)