A Taste of Jazz http://wfit.org en Special Guest Dr. Jamie Younkin Tonight On A Taste Of Jazz http://wfit.org/post/special-guest-dr-jamie-younkin-tonight-taste-jazz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Talented musician and Florida Tech's music chair Jamie </span>Younkin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will be a special guest on tonight's A Taste of Jazz with host Dave Fries.</span></p><p>Jamie will come by to talk about the latest happenings within the Florida Tech music program and bring along a personal favorite CD for listening and discussion.</p><p>Tonight's interview is part of a series with Jamie featuring music news and discussion airing the first Monday of every month.&nbsp;</p><p>Tune in tonight to A Taste of Jazz from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for an interview with Jamie Younkin only on WFIT, 89.5 FM.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:21:52 +0000 WFIT 38135 at http://wfit.org Special Guest Dr. Jamie Younkin Tonight On A Taste Of Jazz Guitarist Tom Hueston On A Taste Of Jazz http://wfit.org/post/guitarist-tom-hueston-taste-jazz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Jazz Guitarist Tom Hueston will be a special guest on A Taste of Jazz this Monday, April 28, 2014. Tom is a teacher&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">and very special performer. He was Matt </span>Heister's<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> first guitar teacher and also helped launch the career of&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Jeff McLaughlin</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">.&nbsp;</span></p><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Tom is one of only a handful of people in the world who can play bass pedals as the same time he plays guitar! This blend of two instruments in this way will bring a unique sound to his performance.</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">We will talk about his teaching techniques, the physics of playing two instruments at the same time, one with his hands and the other with his feet, and listen to some tracks he has recorded with other local musicians.&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p>Join Dave&nbsp;<span class="il" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204);">Fries</span>&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1981001813" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">this Monday</span></span>&nbsp;following All Things Considered for an evening of the very best in jazz and a fun filled as well as informative set by Tom Hueston.</p></div><p></p><p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:37:13 +0000 WFIT 35164 at http://wfit.org Guitarist Tom Hueston On A Taste Of Jazz Special Guests On A Taste Of Jazz & Freedom In The Groove April 21 http://wfit.org/post/special-guests-taste-jazz-freedom-groove-april-21 <p><strong>Tim Renshaw on A Taste of Jazz at 7pm</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Tim Renshaw will be Dave Fries' special guest on A Taste of Jazz&nbsp;&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_907127325" tabindex="0">Monday, April 21</span>. Tim is an accomplished pianist with a vocal style all his own and will bring a touch of jazz roots to public radio.</p><p>A native of South Dakota, Tim has a colorful history in music from rock to country, from blues to jazz. His style is unique and his jazz is true.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:08:47 +0000 WFIT 34639 at http://wfit.org Special Guests On A Taste Of Jazz & Freedom In The Groove April 21 Live Session With Rémi Durupt On A Taste Of Jazz http://wfit.org/post/live-session-r-mi-durupt-taste-jazz <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Prize laureate and artist in residence at Florida Tech,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rémi</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Durupt, was featured on A Taste of Jazz with Dave Fries on Monday, March 24. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this podcast of the live session, hear&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rémi</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;talk about his music and artistic path and perform unique percussion pieces on vibraphone and other instruments.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:47:25 +0000 WFIT 33859 at http://wfit.org Live Session With Rémi Durupt On A Taste Of Jazz Percussionist Rémi Durupt On A Taste Of Jazz Tonight http://wfit.org/post/percussionist-r-mi-durupt-taste-jazz-tonight <p>Dave Fries is happy to announce that prize laureate Rémi Durupt&nbsp; will be his special guest <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_102828994" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">tonight</span></span> on <a href="http://wfit.org/programs/taste-jazz-wfit" target="_blank">A Taste of Jazz</a>. Rémi Durupt’s artistic path has led him to embrace the diversity of musical expression, from electronic composition to improvisation.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:25:40 +0000 WFIT 33620 at http://wfit.org Percussionist Rémi Durupt On A Taste Of Jazz Tonight