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: 214

Comment

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

Join Uptown Jazz Dallas Organization

Members

#ThisIsDallasJazz

Featured Foodie Feed: CraveDFW

Ebb & Flow Expands to Shops at Legacy

Ebb & Flow opened in Deep Ellum in the fall of 2019, bringing dinner, drinks and brunch to the lively dining and nightlife district. Now, the concept is opening a new location in another hotspot—the Shops at Legacy in Plano—with … Continue reading

2021 Ultimate North Texas Girl Scout Cookie Guide

by Steven Doyle For more than 80 years, Girl Scouts have sold cookies to raise funds to support their scouting activities. Today, the sale of Girl Scout Cookies raises more than $800 million each year, making the Girl Scout Cookie Program the … Continue reading

Special Scotch Tasting That You Need Now

In lieu of our traditional Robert Burns Supper, this year the Dallas Knights of St Andrew will be offering you and your guests a socially distanced and safer alternative. Come join us for the first of a six-part series of … Continue reading

Big Tex Urban Farms Donates More Than 295,000 Servings of Fresh Produce

to Fair Park Community in 2020 The State Fair of Texas is proud to announce that in 2020, Big Tex Urban Farms harvested and donated more than 26,000 pounds of food, which equates to more than 295,000 servings of fresh … Continue reading

Perot Museum and African American Museum announce winner of Staircase Project celebrating Black STEM leaders

Calling it a “bold and inspiring tribute to African American leaders who made momentous contributions to science,” the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with the African American Museum, Dallas, today announced that local architect and emerging artist Daniel M. Gunn is … Continue reading

Communicating Jazz:

© 2021   Created by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service