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WWUH-FM to Broadcast Hartford’s Monday Night Jazz Series

Posted 07/01/2010
Posted by Meagan Fazio

WWUH-FM (91.3 FM and is once again airing the Hartford Jazz Society's Monday Night Jazz series. The five-concert series, which will be held in Hartford's Bushnell Park, begins on July 5.

Concerts (and the broadcasts) begin at 6 p.m. with a performance by a local group, followed by a national/international group. The schedule is as follows:

July 5: Mixashawn Trio at 6 p.m., Eric Reed Trio at 7:30 p.m.

July 12: Fela Kuti Tribute Band at 6 p.m., Nat Reeves All Stars at 7:30 p.m.

July 19: Espada at 6 p.m., Rolando Matias & the Afro-Rican Ensemble at 7:30 p.m.

July 26: Brandee Younger Trio at 6 p.m., Carolyn Leonhart - Wayne Escoffery Quintet at 7:30 p.m.

August 2: New Directions Jazz Ensemble at 6 p.m., Greg Osby Five at 7:30 p.m.

Concerts will be aired in their entirety and can be heard at 91.3FM in much of Connecticut and parts of Massachusetts, as well as on worldwide.

For further information on the WWUH radio coverage, please contact Harvey Jassem at 860.768.4603 or John Ramsey at 860.768.4703.

The Monday Night Jazz series was started in 1967 by jazz great Paul Brown, who coordinated this longest-running free jazz series through 2007. Since then, the Hartford Jazz Society has overseen the concerts. WWUH-FM, a community service of the University of Hartford, has carried most of these forty-plus years of concerts live.