Friday, February 16, 2018
KAJI 95.3FM and General Manager, Alan P. Schultz Put the Spotlight on Local Musicians
Local musicians in the Valley are finally receiving some well-deserved attention. The new, local 24 hour Jazz station in Palm Desert, KAJI 95.3FM and its General Manager Alan P. Schultz have decided to start playing music created by local musicians. Alan and I discussed the possibility of putting together a program on his station where local musicians would have their music played. The first of these special programs kicked off last Saturday. The first program was warmly received by musicians and Jazz lovers here in the Coachella Valley and as a result, Alan who also operates as the station's program director has decided to do another program this Saturday, February 17 at 10:00 AM PST. The best way to hear KAJI 95.3FM is to stream it on your computer. I have attached a link below that will take you to a site where you can turn the radio on. It would be great if you would mark your calendar to join the broadcast this Saturday. The music will be great, and you will be supporting all the musicians performing in our area.
Listed below are some talented musicians we were able to play on last week's show:
Michael Dees- "What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life"
Trish Hatley- "Shiny Stockings"
Rich Bono- "Here's That Rainy Day/My One and Only Love"
Yve Evans- "Just Friends/Guess Who I Saw Today"
Linda Peterson- "My Foolish Heart"
Mike Costley- "I Am A Singer"
Jack Jones- "Skylark"
Beverly Jensen- "Spring Can Really Hang You Up"
Pat Rizzo- "All the Way/Come Rain or Come Shine"
Patrick Tuzzolino- "Don't Be That Way"
Steve Madaio- "What's New"
Rose Mallett- "It's Impossible"
Ron Kalina- "The Nearness of You"
Lee Hartley- "Sister Sadie"
February 17, Saturday morning, I am planning to play another group of outstanding musicians so please see if you can join us.
All the cuts I have played and will be playing are from my personal library; all of which I have collected over the past 7 years ever since I started doing live reviews in the Valley.
To all my musician friends: I don't have CDs and/or individual tracks for many of you and I would like to spotlight your work if we do future programs. If you can send me your CD or email a link to any individual tracks you may have, I would do my best to get it on the air. My mailing address here in the Desert is:
57228 Medinah, La Quinta, CA 92253 and my email address is: Robertnicosia@icloud.com. If you want to call: 201-320-9060
Real Jazz Is Alive In The Desert AT KAJI 95.3FM!
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