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WUSB's Sunday Street Series: The Songs of Jimmy Webb

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Sunday, October 15, 5:00 PM

Long Island Museum

An evening devoted to the songs of Jimmy Webb with Gene Casey, Caroline Doctorow, Andrew & Cole Fortier, Delaney Hafener, Claudia Jacobs, Brian Kachejian, Ray Lambiase, Pete Mancini and Tom Moran.

Sunday Street continues to honor legendary musical artists, this time a songwriter, composer and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade who also happens to be a Long Island resident.

A stellar lineup of Long Island musicians will share Jimmy Webb’s songs in what promises to be a memorable evening. Since his first platinum record “The Worst That Could Happen,” Webb has had numerous hits including “Up, Up and Away,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,“ ”Galveston,” “Highwayman,” “All I Know” and “MacArthur Park,” and has also become a leader and mentor in the industry as a champion for songwriters.

His songs have been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Nina Simone, Isaac Hayes, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Shawn Colvin, The Kennedys, Merle Haggard, and countless others.

Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics and orchestration. In 2016 Rolling Stone magazine listed Webb as one of the top 50 songwriters of all time.

Jimmy Webb was the youngest member ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Get tickets in advance for $20.00, door admission is $25.00 (cash only)

The Sunday Street Series is a collaboration of WUSB’s Sunday Street Series, The Long Island Museum, and The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council.

Alice Coltrane Birthday with Mr. Edison, Sunday 8/27 Jazz on the Air

A very special Jazz on the Air this Sunday at 3:00 PM with Mr Edison and his guest Marcella Goheen, Executive Director of the Coltrane Home.

The home, which the family of John, Alice (Turiya as she was later known) Coltrane and their four children lived in from 1964 until 1973 (John Coltrane died July 1967). Located in Dix Hills in the Town of Huntington, the home which is a designated local, state and national historic place will soon begin the long awaited major restoration eventually becoming a destination for fans and the curious to explore the place of the Coltrane’s spiritual awakening.

It’s also where John composed “A Love Supreme” and moved into the last musical period of his life. The home where Turiya, an accomplished pianist, who played harp as well and was a member of John’s last group recorded her first five albums after John’s death with members of that group and other jazz luminaries in the basement studio.

Marcella will discuss details and potential timelines of the restoration with Mr Edison as he plays the music Alice recorded in the home. A special Jazz On The Air this Sunday 3-6pm

More information- thecoltranehome.org

Biz Markie’s Wife Tara Hall & All Up in the Biz’s Sacha Jenkins Up Next on SOUNDS OF FILM

Showtime Networks’ “ALL UP IN THE BIZ" stands as a poignant tribute to the late rapper Biz Markie, affectionately known as the "Clown Prince of Hip Hop." The documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, unearths the remarkable journey of this beatbox virtuoso, celebrated for his humorous rhymes and offbeat persona, with his chart-topping hit "Just a Friend" as the cornerstone of his legacy. The film masterfully weaves together an array of elements, including never-before-seen footage, animation, puppet reenactments, and interviews with key figures in the hip-hop scene, from Fat Joe to Nick Cannon, providing an intimate look into the highs and lows of Biz Markie's life.

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Airs Thursday, August 24, 6-8 PM.

THE OWNERS’ Jiří Havelka and BEFORE, NOW & THEN’S Kamila Andini Up Next on Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM

THE OWNERS, is a film written and directed by Jiří Havelka. Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress award at the 27th Czech Lion Awards and winner of two Czech Film Critics’ Awards, THE OWNERS was based on a play, The Society of Owners (Condominium), which Havelka also wrote and directed. A box office hit in its native country, grossing over $2 million, the film will open at The Quad in New York on August 18 and at Laemmle Royal in Los Angeles on August 25.

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Airs on Thursday, August 10 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Ménage a Trois avec The Lemon Twigs

Join Ménage a Trois as they sit down for a chat with Michael D'Addario of The Lemon Twigs as they discuss pro wrestling, t-shirt designs, and the very foundation of rock and roll. They will probably also talk about their new album, maybe. Catch the broadcast live at Midnight, August 12th, or if you don't want to stay up that late, a rebroadcast on https://menageatrois.neocities.org/, SoundCloud, YouTube and, Spotify soon after.