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Long Island Music Hall of Fame Inductees Taking Back Sunday and Melanie on Tom Needham’s Sounds of Film

Woodstock performer Melanie and Taking Back Sunday’s Shaun Cooper are Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’

For more information about each artist, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/10-31-18/long-island-music-hall-of-fame-...

Both guests will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on November 8th at the Space in Westbury. Some of the other confirmed attendees include Billy Joel, Elliott Murphy, Chuck D., DJ Chuck Chillout, Jimmy Webb, and Jon “Bowzer” Bowman. For more information about the LI Music Hall of Fame, visit limusichalloffame.org.

Airs Thursday, November 1, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Long Island’s EPMD and Writer/Activist H. Bruce Franklin on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Legendary hip hop group, EPMD, and acclaimed historian H. Bruce Franklin are Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’

Airs Thursday, October 25, 2018.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/10-24-18/long-islands-epmd-and-writeract...

Captain Phil Interviews Evership, William Latham and Cmdr Roy!


A huge show coming up this Thursday on Captain Phil's Planet!
We'll be playing brand new music by Evership and Glass Hammer in-between four great interviews!

First up we'll have author William Latham review the new Halloween Movie and discuss the new Space 1999 Book Odysseus Wept.

Then due to popular demand we'll have author and poet Gwynne Garfinkle back on to read her monster poems and talk a little more about her new book People Change

At some point we will attempt to contact CMDR Roy over on Moonbase Alpha to see if he survived his trip through the Black sun, we actually have a co host that wants to talk to him as well.
Roy Bjellquist

And finally the main event! Shane Atkinson of Evership calls in at 4:30pm to talk about the new Evership Album Evership II. We'll listen to new Evership music, talk to Shane about this project that has spanned decades and the bands recent performance at Progstock.

Jimmy Webb, Elliott Murphy, Kenny Laguna, and director Matt Tyrnauer are Tom Needham’s guests on ‘The Sounds of Film.’

Music legends Jimmy Webb and Elliott Murphy are Tom Needham’s special guests this upcoming Thursday on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ The two of them will be inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 8th at The Space in Westbury. Joan Jett and the Blackheart’s Kenny Laguna will be talking about the hit film, ‘Bad Reputation.’ Also on the program is director Matt Tyrnauer, whose film, ‘Studio 54’ will be screening at the Port Jefferson Documentary Series on Monday, October 27th at Theatre Three.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/articles/10-17-18/jimmy-webb-elliott-murphy-k...

Airs Thursday, October 18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

JJ Sansaverino on Smooth Jazz Radio - Tuesday, October 16

Tune into Smooth Jazz Radio this Tuesday, Oct 16th from 2-4pm when George Rudolph will chat with Jazz Guitarist JJ Sansaverino about his new project International Groove, which was released on September 19th.

JJ Sansaverino will be appearing at Trumpets in Montclair NJ on Oct 25th and on November 19th there will be a CD release party upstairs in The Loft at the City Winery on Varick Street in NYC. Attendees will receive a free download card of his new single Footsteps.

Elliott Murphy, with Olivier Durand in WUSB’s Sunday Street Series

Friday, November 16th, 7 P.M.

(This show will take place in The Sail Loft Room of The Port Jefferson Village Center)

We are delighted to be part of Elliott Murphy’s “homecoming” tour as he celebrates his induction this month into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Elliott Murphy grew up in Garden City, Long Island, and established himself quickly in the music world with his 1973 debut album Aquashow, which garnered accolades from Rolling Stone, Newsweek and The New Yorker. Thirty four albums would follow and continue the critical praise for Murphy with artists like Bruce Springsteen expressing their admiration for his music.

A resident of Paris, Murphy continues to turn out powerful new albums (Prodigal Son being his latest) as well as publishing a novel and two short story collections. He was also the subject of the documentary, The Second Act of Elliott Murphy, which had its US premiere at last year’s Stony Brook Film Festival.

For this show, Elliott will be joined by Olivier Durand, a guitar virtuoso.

Advance sale tickets are $22 through Thursday, November 15th at www.sundaystreet.org with tickets at the door $27 (cash only)

Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, Emilio Estevez, Damien Chazelle, Don Lemon on WUSB Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Tune into a special edition of WUSB Tom Needham’s ‘The Sounds of Film’ this Thursday at 6 pm to hear exclusive interviews with a number of stars who turned out for the Hamptons International Film Festival including Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin, Damien Chazelle, Matthew Broderick, Don Lemon, Alex Winter, Cory Michael Smith and Kayli Carter. In addition, Tom will be having extended conversations with TV Host Dave Rubin and Author/Radio Host Yaron Brook about their upcoming Ayn Rand Institute special events.

For more information, please visit: https://www.longisland.com/news/10-09-18/alec-baldwin-matthew-broderick-...

Hamptons International Film Festival Spotlight: Photographer Henri Dauman on Tom Needham’s Sounds of Film

Henri Dauman is the subject of a new feature documentary ‘Henri Dauman: Looking Up.’ The film directed by Peter Kenneth Jones is making its worldwide documentary premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 6th at 5:30 EST, followed by a second screening on October 7th at 3:30 EST. Henri Dauman is planning on attending the screenings.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/10-02-18/hamptons-international-film-fes...

Airs Thursday, October 4, 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Art Ruprecht on Smooth Jazz Radio

Tune into Smooth Jazz Radio this Tuesday Oct 2nd from 2-4pm when George Rudolph will chat with Guitarist Art Ruprecht about his new project Cast Your Care, which is a collection of original compositions and his personal interpretation of a few Christian Hymns. The new collection features a variety of jazz styles including the straight ahead style of Go Wes Young Man, a tribute to Wes Montgomery and Dichotomy, and the latin infused La Mano de Dios. Other cuts on the CD include the smooth sound of Author and Finisher and Walk the Walk. Art's influences include Joe Pass, Pat Martino, Larry Carlton, Pat Metheny and George Benson. Don't Miss It.

Academy Award Nominee, Tom Berenger, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Emmy Award winner, Tom Berenger, is Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's ‘The Sounds of Film.’ He will be discussing his latest film, ‘American Dresser.’

For more information, visit: https://www.longisland.com/news/09-26-18/academy-award-nominee-tom-beren...

Airs Thursday, September 27, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.