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WPFW will celebrate Jazz's past and its vibrant present with a 24-hour special: Fire Music: The Revolutionary Act of Jazz. We invite you to listen to 89.3FM for a full day of exclusive programming celebrating this revolutionary music known as jazz, with specials by Jared Ball, Bobby Hill, Candy Shannon, Willard Jenkins, Amy Goodman, J Winter Nightwolf, and others. At 8:30 PM, the program concludes with a three-hour live simulcast with WWOZ from the Apollo Theatre's concert A Great Night in Harlem, featuring Quincy Jones, Clark Terry, Questlove, Angelique Kidjo, Herbie Hancock and others, in tribute to Herbie Hancock.
The lineup is following and attached:
12-2am THOMAS STANLEY
The Fire This Time
2-5am KATEA STITT
The Women of UGMAA and the 2 Aminas
5-8am CANDY SHANNON
Fire Music: Life Inspires Jazz!
8-9:30am AMY GOODMAN
9:30-11am JARED BALL/I Mix What I Like
The Revolution in Music
11am-12pm J. WINTER NIGHTWOLF/The Nightwolf Show
First Nation Jazz
12-3pm BOBBY HILL/LUKE STEWART
The October Revolution
4pm-8pm WILLARD JENKINS/GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO
South Africa (apartheid/post-apartheid era)
8-10pm ROBYN HOLDEN/CAROL TYSON/ROBYN'S PLACE
A Great Night in Harlem - live simulcast with WWOZ of this concert in tribute to Herbie Hancock
10pm-12am MILES WILLIS
A Great Night in Harlem – live simulcast with WWOZ of this concert in tribute to Herbie Hancock and
A Just Peace- Jazz for Justice and Peace
WPFW U Street Jam -
Come and jam on U St as WPFW kicks off the 5th Annual U Street Jam at Prince Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Party with some of your favorite WPFW on-air personalities. The event takes place on Saturday, November 8, at the Prince Hall Performing Arts Center 1000 U St. Washington, D.C. The fun starts at 8 pm.
WPFW welcomes award winning journalist, author, producer and host of "Democracy Now", Amy Goodman for a reception discussing current events and her book "The Silenced Majority."
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th St NW(5th & K)
Tickets are $100 which includes a copy of "The Silenced Majority"
Hors d'oeuvres will be served
Tickets are available online at wpfw.org. You can also call 202-588-9739 / 800-222-9739.
Tune in and join in as WPFW conducts our 2014 Fall Membership Campaign starting on Sunday, October 5th.
We will be exploring the legacy of Amiri Baraka, the movement to change the name of the Washington NFL team, Police Brutality, the real history of Columbus Day, and more!
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