This week’s highlights: a first-hour salute to the late Byron Lee’s Dynamic label and its roster of fine ska-tists, the long and short of it on Sherwood’s Planet, and yet another 4(+3)-in-a-row Bucket Hingley (Moon, Ska Satellite, Megalith founder) tribute in anticipation of his band The Toasters’ 10/22 appearance at Triple Rock. Barbie Gibbidyup Gaye’s pioneering Lollypop (see LOTW week 1) gets reprised, just to remind y’all who set the ball rolling back in ’56.
It’s the pledge drive edition of Rhythm Grooves, with music from resident artists like Easy Company, The Dakota Combo, and Connie Evingson, new music from Gerald Wilson, and Laurence Hobgood Kurt Welling, as well as classic jazz from Anita O’Day, Horace Silver, and Fats Waller, and more…..
Interview with Sonja Parks, 2009 Ivey Award Recipient and Ansa Akyea, actor, in the Ten Thousand Things’ Theater production of Othello. Also featured is John Coltrane’s compositions/bands on the anniversary of his birth, September 23rd.