UJD | Jazz in the Community: WRR-FM to launch Jazz at Fair Park program Sunday

Founder's Comment:  This is something that is long past due. WRR has always been perfectly positioned to carry the torch for not only classical but jazz. This move to program jazz on the FM dial at WRR will be supported by Uptown Jazz Dallas with the hope that programming will continue to grow and expand across the board. 

~ Keith Hill

Founder | CEO

Uptown Jazz Dallas | The International Jazz Festival Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             For more information contact:   

June 3, 2015                                                      George Landis - WRR   

                                                                          (214) 670-8888

               

        WRR-FM to launch Jazz at Fair Park program Sunday

Dallas – The first full-length jazz program produced by WRR Radio and one of the few available anywhere in the nation begins at 7 p.m. Sunday at 191.1 FM and worldwide at wrr101.com. Hosted by jazz aficionado Vicki Meek, the show will feature interviews, music and live performances by jazz musicians from Dallas and around the world. Each month will feature a particular jazz style or period in history influenced by jazz music and musicians. 

"I have been committed to sharing this classical music genre and what better place to do that than on Dallas' premier classical radio station,” said Meek. Jazz at Fair Park will be produced and broadcast from the historic WRR studios in Fair Park. WRR is a program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. 

WRR 101.1 FM is a 24-hour classical music station; only one of its kind in Texas and the oldest same-owner station in the United States. WRR is also the first licensed broadcast station in Texas and one of the nation's five inaugural stations. Owned by the City of Dallas and operated by the Office of Cultural Affairs, the station was licensed in August 1921.

Views: 163

Comment

You need to be a member of Uptown Jazz Dallas Organization to add comments!

Join Uptown Jazz Dallas Organization

Members

#ThisIsDallasJazz

Now available for purchase/download:

 

Featured Foodie Feed: CraveDFW

Fantastic Events at Texas Live! in January

Texas Live! is bringing huge events to fans each week and you will not want to miss these fun dates including a whiskey dinner by Junior Borges on the 24th. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 6 pm Heather Little Texas Singer/Songwriter … Continue reading

You Need Pupusas and Gorditas

by Steven Doyle It is easy to make a list of some terrific Mexican hot spots around Dallas, and certainly we have  even most recently. Some places such as Komali stand out with terrifically talented chefs using amazing ingredients, a … Continue reading

Mercat Bistro For A Beautiful Repast With A European Flare

by Steven Doyle Mercat Bistro located in the Saint Ann courtyard in Uptown, opened for breakfast, lunch, and dinner last week and we finally had a chance to stop in to check out the menu recently.  The name “Mercat,” the … Continue reading

I Propose Pie Season Be A Real Thing: Great Pie Finds In Dallas

by Steven Doyle Is there a thing called “pie season”? I know there is a Pie Council, possibly in the same vein as Garrison Keillor’s “Catsup Advisory Board” or his “American Duct Tape Council”. Pie Season to me would encompass … Continue reading

Tacodeli Warms Our Hearts and Bellies

by Steven Doyle Tacodeli, the Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, opened its second Dallas location in December at The Hill Shopping Center (corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Central Expressway). The fast-casual neighborhood restaurant is … Continue reading

Communicating Jazz:

© 2019   Created by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service