Don Stratton on Global Rhythms

Thursday, November 30, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tune in this Thursday evening November 30th for a Special Edition of “Witness to History” when Chris LaPorta proudly welcomes USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton to the Global Rhythms program. Of the 335 Sailors who survived the historical attack on and sinking of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Mr. Stratton is one of only five remaining to tell the story of that fateful day when the United States was drawn into World War II. His book “ALL THE GALLANT MEN – The First Memoir of a USS Arizona Survivor” was released in 2016.

The book will take you from the Dust Bowl fields of Nebraska where Don grew up to the deck of the USS Arizona on Sunday, December 7, 1941 and beyond to the 75th anniversary of the attack. Mr Stratton’s book will be released in paperback on December 7 th , the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Tune in Thursday evening between 8:00 and 10:00 PM on WUSB 90.1 FM and www.wusb.fm, for a trip back into history through the eyes of Donald Stratton who survived this “Day of Days”!

WUSB Sunday Street Series: Ellis Paul

Sunday, December 10th, 3 P.M. (in WUSB's Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum)

Ellis returns for what will be his 12th annual show for us. He'll help celebrate the holiday season with some new songs, as well as favorites from his recent album, Chasing Beauty, his 2012 holiday album, City of Silver Dreams, and audience requests from his extensive catalogue. Ellis will be making full use of the Steinway concert piano he will have at his disposal. There are always surprises at an Ellis Paul show and you can expect a unique cover or two of songs from other writers.

From his emergence on the Boston music scene in 1990, Ellis has won a devout following for his well-crafted songs and his passionate, high energy stage presentation and his distinctive voice. As Kristian Bush, of the duo Sugarland has said, "Ellis has a voice that is so powerful you know who it is the second he comes through your radio." (www.ellispaul.com)

Advance sale at $25 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday, December 8th. Tickets at the door are $30 (cash only)

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.

Grammy-winner, James Mtume, talks Miles Davis, Roberta Flack and Notorious B.I.G. on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Legendary producer, musician and composer, James Mtume, will be joining Tom Needham this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

James Mtume is known in the music business for his creativity and versatility. He first rose to prominence as a jazz musician playing with artists like Gato Barbieri, Art Farmer, Jimmy Heath and McCoy Tyner. He is probably best recognized, though, for his long collaborative relationship with Miles Davis in the 1970’s. During this time, he recorded and performed with Miles Davis on the influential albums, On the Corner, In Concert: Live at Philharmonic Hall, Big Fun, Get Up with It, Dark Magus, Agharta, and Pangaea.

For more information, visit
https://www.longisland.com/news/11-16-17/grammy-winner-james-mtume-talks...

Bustin' Out Blue Science Review

On Tuesday night, between 9:00 and 10:00 PM, Bustin' Out Blue Science Review will have, from the Wardenclyffe Telsa Science Center, Rich Gearns, Neil Baggett, Marc Allessi and Carl Erikson.

And Dr. Helio Takai will be co-hosting the program and talk about the past present and future of Tesla and the Science Center.

Jane Ira Bloom on Smooth Jazz Radio

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, between 2:00 and 4:00 pm Smooth Jazz Radio's George Rudolph will be interviewing Soprano Saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom about her new album Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson. Jane has received the 2017 Downbeat International Critics Poll for Soprano Sax and the 2017 Jazz Journalists Association Award for Soprano Saxophone Player of the Year. Her new album sets to music some of Emily Dickinson's most famous works. She will performing at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Friday, Nov 17th at 7:30 pm. The Church is located at 315 West 22nd Street in NYC.