Jazz Institute of Chicago

Bob Parlocha hosts WFMT's

Jazz Satellite Network
by Jon Kavanaugh
Director, Corp. Comm.
WFMT & The Radio Networks

Chicago-based WFMT, best known for its classical music programming, made its first foray into jazz with the launch of the WFMT Jazz Satellite Network, March, 1997. The shows satisfy a pressing need among public radio stations for high-quality, low-cost mainstream jazz programming to augment locally-produced shows, particularly over nights. WFMT now feeds eleven hours of programming, featuring host Bob Parlocha, to more than 75 radio outlets across the country each evening.

Parlocha became available when San Francisco's KJAZ ceased broadcasting. Because he was well-known outside the Bay area, it was easy for WFMT to quickly obtain participation commitments from other stations. He records local identification for each affiliate so that listeners feel that he is sitting in the control room of "their" station each night.

Born and raised in Vallejo, California, Parlocha first heard jazz on his mother's Count Basie and Duke Ellington records. In high school, he played tenor and soprano saxophones and flute and sang in road bands. Recently, he has produced several albums, including "Soul Eyes," for singer Laurie Antonioli, on the Catero label. He also engineered the late Martha Young's "Live at Bajone's" album on Carnelian, and worked on an album for pianist Steve Cohn.

Most days, though, Parlocha is in his Alameda, California studio, recording his shows onto digital audio tapes (DAT). WFMT staff check the tapes for audio quality, write each program hour to compact disc, then check the CDs for technical problems. Beginning at 9 p.m. EST the show is sent via WFMT's Chicago earth station to satellite.

Jazz with Bob Parlocha can be heard in Chicago on 98.7 WFMT, midnight Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday. To read more about the Jazz Satellite Network, go to the WFMT website at http://www.wfmt.com, or to find out where to hear the programs, e-mail jazz@wfmt.com.

Subscribe

Stay up to date on the latest Jazz Institute events.





User login


ссылка справочник номеров справочник телефонов караганды перехватчик смс в формате jar нахождение адреса по номеру телефона телефонная новая база данных мобильных московская база адресов и телефонов поиск по номеру телефона в уфе ссылка здесь найти человека и его домашний адрес по фамилии адресная книга г москвы по фамилии как справочник адресов смоленска здесь база данных мобильных телефонов mts черкассы справочник адресов адрес в справочник адресов и телефонов тбилиси узнай местоположение по номеру сотового телефонный справочник владивостока 2013 год узнать адрес уфы по телефону справочник телефонов нижнего новгорода определение местоположения абонента в здесь справочник адресов и телефонов новокузнецк ссылка можно ли по номеру мобильного телефона найти человека справочник телефонов по ростовской области тут телефонная база программа телефонный справочник 2013 справочник домашних найти номер телефона в астрахани курсовая база данных мобильных справочник адресов жителей московской области номер телефона по адресу в кирове справочник телефонов г железнодорожный московская как найти по номеру телефона кто звонил гдз онлайн sitemap