WGXC Morning Show: Joe Lovano (Audio)
In the second hour of the broadcast, host Cheryl K speaks with Grammy award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano about his new release, “Garden of Expression” on ECM, with his Trio Tapestry — pianist Marilyn Crispell and drummer Carmen Castaldi. Lovano was born in Cleveland and grew up in a musical household. By the age of 16, he was a member of the Musician’s Union, and working professionally. In addition to earning a Grammy Award, Lovano has had several mentions on Down Beat magazine's critics' and readers' polls.
The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. Julia Joern produced the "Hudson Valley Word of Mouth" interview segment each week. The "WGXC Congressional Report" also airs here. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. At 10 a.m., national headlines from Public News Service are on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are broadcast live here.