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Today’s Featured Virtual Performance Recommendation..

Joe Lovano Trio Fascination
Village Vanguard Live 4:00 PM

With the Coronavirus in full force it is advisable not to go out and see live music, but there are alternatives via virtual concerts.. Here are some recommendations for today.

Some of the performances to check out today are (all Pacific Time Zone)

11:00 AM Live At The Village Vanguard presents Joe Lovano Trio Fascination in a performance that can be seen at Village Vanguard Live

5:00 PM Stern Grove Virtual Concert Series presents The Best Of Fest over the past few years. Todays show features Hugh Masekela, The O’Jays and more. Check it out at Stern Grove Youtube

Radio Recommendations

If you are out and about today or at home doing projects or just hanging out and have the radio on or able to stream this is my recommendation for great music programming throughout the day and evening.

I recommend starting the morning off at 6:30 AM streaming WWOZ with a The Gospel Show hosted by the wonderful Lauren Mastro

Following Lauren at 8:00 AM is Old Time Country and Bluegrass with Hazel The Delta Rambler. Hazel has been hosting this great program since 1977 with music and interviews with old-time country, folk and bluegrass musicians.

Following The Delta Rambler at 10:00 AM is The Cajun and Zydeco Show hosted by the old Acadian Charles Laborde or Jim Hobbs

I then suggest at 11:00 AM turning on your radio and tuning the dial or streaming over to KPFA 94.1 for six hours of great music programming starting at 11:00 AM with Across The Great Divide with Kevin Vance who hosts a program of folk, rock, blues and acoustic music. Highly recommended!!

Following Kevin at 1:00 PM is without question the best Americana music show this side of the Milky Way America’s Back Forty the hicks from coast to coast hosted by the truly wonderful and Bay Area treasure Mary Tilson.

Following Mary from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM you will hear either Panhandle Country hosted by Tom Diamont or Pig In A Pen hosted by Ray Edlund. Both programs feature some of the best traditional country, bluegrass, cajun, western swing, old time string band and country jazz.

I then suggest at 4:00 PM to resume streaming WWOZ for two hours of great big band swing and early jazz with The Hep Cat’s Ball Hosted By The Minister of Swing.

Following Hep Cat’s Ball at 6:00 PM on check out WWOZ for two hours of Reggae, African, Afro-Beat, Jazz, Hip-Hop, World and Orisha Music with Spirits of The Congo hosted by Baba Geno

Following Baba Geno starting at 8:00 PM on WWOZ is two hours of great music covering contemporary blues, r&b and New Orleans music on What’s New With Duana Williams

At 10:00 PM I would recommend spinning the radio dial over to KXSF 102.5 FM for two hours of great eclectic soul stirring programming on Frequency-Uplift hosted by Bob Thawley…..

Video Pick Of The Week!!

American composer Leroy Anderson was one of the great masters of light orchestral music. His compositions Sleigh Ride, Buglars’s Holiday, The Typewriter Song and The Waltzing Cat have been performed by countless orchestra’s throughout the world. In honor of what would have been his 112th birthday this week I would like to recommend Once Upon A Sleigh Ride: The Music & Life Of Leroy Anderson which is a delightful documentary about Anderson, in which we get to know the man as well as his music, through interviews with colleagues and family members, as well as footage of Anderson himself and musicians ranging from Arthur Fiedler to Judy Garland…