Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
New & MidCoastal Releases + Nan Turner + J. Jerome Searle + Chris Hudson + Sondra Freeman
Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from: Nan + The One Nite Stands, Gullywasher, Julia Othmer, Elexa Dawson, J. Jerome, Melissa Backstrom, Jametatone, Sam Wells, Wild Women of Kansas City, Slights, Frogpond, Vitreous Humor, Art of Flying, Japanese Breakfast, and Star Feminine Band.
At 10:15 Sondra Freeman shares details about Midwest Music Foundation’s 3rd Annual Spring Donation Drive – April 3-10, with a Livestream Concert Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 8:00 PM featuring: Jessica Paige, Slights, Sam Wells, The Uncouth. Find the streaming link on MMF’s Facebook and YouTube pages, and recordBar’s Facebook page. The MMF Spring Donation Drive will help those affected both physically and financially by the coronavirus and other health related emergencies and help MMF resume Musicians’ Health Care Clinics. Info at: http://www.midwestmusicfoundation.org
At 10:30 Mark talks with Chris Hudson about his band Gullywasher‘s new album, HOLDING THE DAWNING, released on March 15, 2021. Chris Hudson is a guitarist, artist, music teacher, singer-songwriter and band leader of Gullywasher and The Bard Owls. He also performs with Julie Bennett Hume in the duo The Multiverse. Chris attended the Conservatory of Music at UMKC in the 1990s where he studied classical guitar. He has been teaching guitar and music since finishing college. He currently works for Kansas City Young Audiences as a teaching artist, coordinating the Garage Band Classes for kids. More info at: http://www.gullywasherkc.com
At 11:00 we talk with J. Jerome aka Jamie Searle producer, composer, musician, singer, songwriter and band leader of My Brothers and Sisters and his former band, It’s Over. J. Jerome released the single “Steady One” on January 19, 2021. J. Jerome released the single, “Through My Skin”, on February 19, 2021 featuring Melissa Backstrom Searle who is married to Jamie and also sings for My Brothers and Sisters. J. Jerome released the 5-track EP Blap Kit, on February, 21, 2021. MY BROTHERS & SISTERS also released a reimagined version of, “Folsom Prison” on February 26, 2021. More info at: http://www.jsearlemusic.com or http://www.jjeromechromatic.bandcamp.com
At 11:30 AM Mark talks with singer-songwriter-drummer-dancer-actress, Nan Turner about her new release from Nan + The One Nite Stands, HIGH-CALIBER released February 19, 2021. Last year Nan released the single, “Desert Nites”, on May 22, 2020. Nan released her solo EP, CHAMPS AND LOSERS, VERSION 2, on July 12, 2019. Nan Turner is one half of the critically acclaimed band Schwervon! Nan has been called the “Lucy Ricardo of Indie Rock.” More Info at: http://www.nanturner.bandcamp.com
Nan Turner photo by Ailecia Ruscin of Oh! Snap! Photography!
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