Station Announcement

Guitarist Tom Hueston On A Taste Of Jazz

Apr 27, 2014

 Jazz Guitarist Tom Hueston will be a special guest on A Taste of Jazz this Monday, April 28, 2014. Tom is a teacher and very special performer. He was Matt Heister's first guitar teacher and also helped launch the career of Jeff McLaughlin. 

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. 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.   

Join Dave Fries this Monday 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.

  Tune in to Sound Waves today around noon to hear a live session with Florida-based singer-songwriter SJ. He blends his own type of melodic folk alternative/acoustic rock with a chill vibe to create an acoustically soulful groove and sound.

SJ has been touring nationally and has won and been nominated for more than 20 indie artist awards for his latest album, Coffee.

Enjoy a live session with Florida singer-songwriter SJ today on Sound Waves!

WFIT is pleased to welcome Jamie Tworkowski, the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms this Wednesday at 12:00pm.

TWLOHA began with a story and a simple t-shirt design to become one of the most successful charities to provide help for thousands of people struggling with depression, addiction and pain. We’ll hear Jamie’s vision for hope and recovery.

TWLOHA is holding its second annual Run For It 5K this Saturday in Satellite Beach. Funds raised from the run will go directly toward helping people struggling with depression, addiction and pain.

Tim Renshaw on A Taste of Jazz at 7pm

 Tim Renshaw will be Dave Fries' special guest on A Taste of Jazz  Monday, April 21. Tim is an accomplished pianist with a vocal style all his own and will bring a touch of jazz roots to public radio.

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.

Join us Monday at 7:00 for A Taste of Jazz with Tim Renshaw. It will be an evening to remember.

Bill Kirchner on Freedom in the Groove at 10pm

 Tune in this Friday on Sound Waves for a special live acoustic set with Melbourne indie band Fight The Swing at noon.

Their debut album is set to be released and Fight The Swing has several high profile gigs coming up.

The band formed in 2012 as a group of friends with a unique sound. They name Fugazi, The Pixies and Radiohead as their influences. 

We’ll chat with band members Tone Egan and Andy Wolking, who will play a few songs from their upcoming album. 

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