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Solar Remembers Gang Starr & Jazzmatazz’s Guru on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Solar, the author of ‘Moment of Truth: The Guru Gang Starr Story’ and Grandmaster Caz are Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’

Also on the program is legendary hip hop star, Grandmaster Caz. He will be discussing his involvement in the hip hop films ‘Wild Style’ and Ice-T’s ‘The Art of Rap.’ In 2008, Grandmaster Caz was inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame. He was also inducted into the Technics DJ Hall of Fame in 1999.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/06-27-18/solar-remembers-gang-starr-jazz...

Airs Thursday, June 28, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Jazz Singer Rebecca Angel on Smooth Jazz Radio

Join George Rudolph on Smooth Jazz Radio Tuesday, June 26th, 2-4 pm for an interview with the rising young jazz singer Rebecca Angel, whose new cd What We Had is being met with great enthusiasm by the jazz world. Working with producer Jason Miles, Rebecca breathes new life into old standards like Hoagy Carmichael's Winter Moon, plus two new originals: What We Had and Feel Alive. Included on the new cd is her 2016 single, Jet Samba, marking the first time Marco Valle's 2005 hit was recorded as a vocal. “Whether I’m performing live or recording, I’ve always been driven by my desire to evoke a meaningful emotional response. It’s all about connecting with people and bringing them together to make them feel they’re not alone. "

RBG’s Julie Cohen, & NCIS: New Orleans’ Tree Adams on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

‘RBG’ co-director, Julie Cohen, and Hollywood composer, Tree Adams, will be Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’

Airs June 21, 6-8 PM.

Director Julie Cohen and Tom Needham’s radio interview on Thursday will start a dialogue that will continue on Monday, June 25th, when the two of them participate in a Q & A at the Port Jefferson Documentary Series’ screening of ‘RBG’ at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson.

Also on the program, is Tree Adams, acclaimed composer for the hit television series ‘NCIS: New Orleans,’ ‘Californication,’ and Jason Rothenberg’s ‘The 100.’ Tree Adams has a long history as a successful film and television composer, as well as a career as a rock musician. Some of his scores include ‘Reach Me,’ ‘RUN,’ and ‘Iraq For Sale: The Profiteers.’

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/06-18-18/rbgs-julie-cohen-ncis-new-orlea...

Manticore and Eddie Ayala on Captain Phil's Planet

Captain Phil retires from teaching after 31 years! Come join the fun with in studio guests Maticore, Eddie Ayala and more! Maybe even Jerry Mahoney will show up!

Manticore & Vinyl will be performing at 89 North in Patchogue, NY!!
https://www.facebook.com/89northmusic/
http://www.89northmusicvenue.com/

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1972881202756310/

Airs Thursday, June 21, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

RBG at Theatre Three, June 25th 7 PM

Theatre Three in Port Jefferson presents RBG with Co-Director, Julie Cohen for Q&A, which will be moderated by WUSB's Tom Needham.

June 25th, 7 PM.

WUSB's Sunday Street Series Presents: An evening of blues and brews with Toby Walker

Sunday, July 8th, 7 P.M.

Toby Walker has been hailed as a roots music finger style guitar virtuoso who is well-known not only in the US but also in Europe. Walker blends blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, rock and old time jazz into his own unique style. Jorma Kaukonen, of Hot Tuna, and earlier The Jefferson Airplane, says of Toby: "Flat out...you have to hear this great musician...I'm blown away" and has brought Toby to teach at his Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp.

Toby brings with him songs from his newly-released “From The Ground Up,” a twenty four song collection of blues classics from masters like Robert Johnson, Son House, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake and others. Of course, we’ll also hear some of Toby’s originals and be treated to his great stories about the songs he plays.

Advance sale tickets at $20 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday July 6th with tickets at the door $25 (cash only)

The Port Jeff Brewing company will provide the brews for your enjoyment with a selection of fine craft beers for purchase. Wine will also be available.

The Sunday Street Series takes place in the Gillespie Room located in the Carriage Museum at The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A in Stony Brook. The Sunday Street Series is a not-for-profit series sponsored by the collaboration of these not-for-profit organizations: WUSB-FM, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and The Long Island Museum.

‘Marx Reloaded’ Director, Jason Barker, Challenges Jordan Peterson on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Writer/Director Jason Barker will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 PM on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ They will be discussing Jason’s documentary, ‘Marx Reloaded,’ a film which examines how Karl Marx’s ideas relate to the recent worldwide recession.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/06-04-18/marx-reloaded-director-jason-ba...

Whit Stillman’s Last Days of Disco on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Director Whit Stillman is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday at 6:00 PM on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ He is going to be discussing the 20th anniversary of ‘The Last Days of Disco.’ The show is also airing encore interviews with disco legends Nile Rodgers and KC and the Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/05-29-18/whit-stillmans-last-days-of-dis...

Airs Thursday, May 31 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Laura Meade Interview on Captain Phil's Planet! May 24th 3pm

This coming Thursday on Captain Phil's Planet come listen to Laura Meade's spectacular new Album Remedium and a live interview with Laura herself!

Then in the 4pm hour Michael Schilling will be calling in to talk about the upcoming Shore Leave Star Trek Convention https://www.shore-leave.com/ in Baltimore this July and the exciting guest list which includes William Shatner who I hear is also a Captain!.

Also listen for brand new music by Phideaux, Cell 15, Clarke's Secret Identity and more on Captain Phil's Planet!

Laura Meade
www.laurameademusic.com
www.facebook.com/laurameademusic
Twitter and Instagram: @laurameademusic

Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2191251151096710/

RT’s Lee Camp Finds Humor in Politics on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

‘Redacted Tonight’ host, Lee Camp, is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ Also on the program is the acclaimed director of ‘Capitalism,’ Ilan Ziv.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/05-22-18/rts-lee-camp-finds-humor-in-pol...

Airs Thursday, May 24, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.