Station Announcement http://wfit.org en Christian Tamburr to Record Album in New WFIT Studio http://wfit.org/post/christian-tamburr-record-album-new-wfit-studio <div>Vibraphonist and pianist Christian Tamburr, who was named Florida Tech’s Music Artist in Residence in January, will gather an all-star band and record his fifth album July 13-14 at the WFIT studio.<p></p></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>“I'm beyond thrilled about this project and honored to be doing it at FIT,” Tamburr said.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>This will be Tamburr’s fifth album under his own name. His previous release, “Places,” received wide acclaim and placed in the top 10 national charts for six weeks. The new album will feature Tamburr on vibraphone, Kevin Bales on piano, Billy Thornton on bass, Quentin Baxter on drums and special guest Dominick Farinacci on trumpet.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p>As part of his 2014 residency at Florida Tech’s School of Arts and Communication, Tamburr teaches master classes and workshops with music students, performs at the Gleason Performing Arts Center and conducts local outreach at public schools throughout Brevard County.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p></p>Beyond Florida Tech, Tamburr tours internationally and represents one of the prominent names in modern jazz around the world today. He is the musical director for Vegas Nocturne at Rose.Rabbit.Lie in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.</div><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:40:21 +0000 WFIT 38380 at http://wfit.org Christian Tamburr to Record Album in New WFIT Studio 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 Sound Waves Live Session With The Wallies Today At Noon http://wfit.org/post/sound-waves-live-session-wallies-today-noon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Florida-based band The </span>Wallies<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will rock the </span>WFIT<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Studios today starting at noon in a live Sound Waves session. The band started in 2010 and quickly gained notoriety for their unique blend of surf rock and post-punk revival.</span></p><p>The band will be stopping by WFIT as they tour Florida with their newest album,&nbsp;<em>Sugar.</em></p><p>Check out catchy tunes from the band on <a href="http://thewalli.es/" target="_blank">their website</a> and keep your radio dial on 89.5 FM for this upbeat summertime live session!</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 04:31:33 +0000 WFIT 38134 at http://wfit.org Sound Waves Live Session With The Wallies Today At Noon Independence Day Specials On Sound Waves http://wfit.org/post/independence-day-specials-sound-waves <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WFIT will celebrate the </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of July with two Sound Waves specials!</span></p><p>Starting at 10 am just in time for World Cup action and the celebration of summer, tune into WFIT&nbsp;for Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection.</p><p>Brazillian music has always ben inclusive, and producers Frank and Christian Berman have taken vocals from classic American songs and invited legendary Brazillian&nbsp;musicians to transform these songs into something really special.</p><p>Starting at noon, Melbourne's very own Lights Out Project joins Sound Waves in the studio for a fun live session to get ready for the release of their new live album. The island party starts at noon followed by an exclusive first look at their new album.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:30:29 +0000 WFIT 38021 at http://wfit.org Independence Day Specials On Sound Waves The Lights Out Project Live On Sound Waves, July 4 http://wfit.org/post/lights-out-project-live-sound-waves-july-4 <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">WFIT-FM will celebrate the 4 of July with a beach party with the islands sounds of&nbsp;</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>The Lights Out Project</i></span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">.</span></font></span></font></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font size="4"><p></p><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Melbourne’s very own&nbsp;</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>Lights Out Project&nbsp;</i></span></font></span></font><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt;">joins Sound Waves in the studio for a fun live session to get ready for the release of their new live album.</span></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;</span></font></span></font></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p></p><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">The party starts at noontime on the </span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">4</span></font><font size="-1"><sup>th</sup></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;of July with&nbsp;</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><i>The Light Out Project</i></span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;live on WFIT 89.5 FM.</span></font></span></font></div><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:01:51 +0000 WFIT 37981 at http://wfit.org The Lights Out Project Live On Sound Waves, July 4