Best of Hour Detroit Again
Congratulations to Program Director Dave Wagner and Music Director Jim Dantzer. The 2015 “Best of Hour Detroit” Awards named Dave “Best Radio Voice” and Jim’s music selections rated “Best Playlist” for the second year in a row. Thanks for your votes!
The Challenge is On
WRCJ 90.9 FM is seeking funding for its Signal Improvement Project to strengthen our broadcast signal, increase its reliability, and enhance the service that listeners have come to expect from the region’s only classical and jazz public radio station. Your special gift will be DOUBLED by WRCJ Kresge Society members, up to $102,500, and will help support the Signal Improvement Project. Donate Today >
In Studio Guest | Thursday, May 28 at noon
World-renowned soprano Patricia Racette talks with Chris Felcyn in the noon hour. Racette will be singing the title role in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s first ever concert performance of Puccini’s beloved “Tosca” this weekend.
JazzFest Detroit | Saturday, May 30 at 7 pm
John Penney will pay tribute to jazz trumpet legend Marcus Belgrave, who passed away on 5/24. Hear interviews with those who played and studied with Marcus, along with lots of great music. Here is a nice photo tribute to trumpeter Marcus Belgrave.
Film Classics | Sunday, May 31st at 6 pm
Selections from the original soundtrack recording of Oscar-winner Alexandre Desplat’s music for the 2014 version of the gigantic exploits of everybody’s favorite radioactive skyscraper-stomping dinosaur. And, if we have time, maybe some music by Akira Ifukube from some of Godzilla’s earlier incarnations.
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