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, May 12, 2021
New & MidCoastal Releases + Erin Keller + Lee Langston + Connor Leimer
Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from: The Grisly Hand, Middlechild, MellowPhobia, The Moose, Lava Dreams, Kadesh Flow, True Lions, Ethan & Charlie G, Connor Leimer, Florian Arbenz & Nelson Veras & Hermon Mehari, Krystle Warren & The Crew, Erin Keller, The Xtraordinaire$ with Lee Langston, The Buhs, Art d’Ecco, and Arooj Aftab.
At 10:30 we talk with Erin Keller, KC based vocalist originally from Waukee, Iowa. She was born in 1980, Erin has been singing on a professional level for 25 years. Erin earned a voice performance degree from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, in 2002. Erin earned a Master’s in Music Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Erin performs with the Grammy-Award winning Kansas City Chorale, and has worked as a featured soloist with Owen Cox Dance Ensemble, New Ear, and more. Erin is currently organizing shows for Raj Ma Hall and World Culture KC, a COVID SAFE outdoor porch show series featuring world class music from right here in Kansas City. Learn more at http://www.rajmahall.org
At 11:00 Mark talks with Lee Langston KC based singer, songwriter, entertainer, producer, traveler, and humanitarian. Lee has performed with the super group, The Buhs, recorded with The Xtraordinair$ (Leonard Dstroy & Dominique Sanders), and organized sold-out “tribute” shows celebrating Erykah Badu, Lauren Hill, D’Angelo and others. In early 2021 Lee Langston was chosen to fill Lonnie McFadden‘s former 15 year residency at The Phoenix, every Friday. The new gig came with a seal of approval from Mr. McFadden himself. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Lee Langston grew up in Kansas City, and spent years performing with gospel groups. Lee is a 1995 graduate of the Paseo Academy of Performing Arts. Lee Langston is also the Music Director at Center for Spiritual Living where he has been part of the music team since 2005.
At 11:30 AM Connor Leimer, New York-based musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist joins us to share music from his 4-song EP, LIKE MY MIND released on May 7, 2021. Produced and mixed by Kyle Dreaden the EP was recorded at: The Smoakstack, and Trace Horse Studio both in Nashville with Connor Leimer on vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar; Jonny Gleaton on bass guitar; and Jake Finch on drums, percussion, mellotron, synth, guitar, conga. Connor Leimer is formerly from Kansas City, and was last on our show on June 3, 2015. More Information at: http://www.connorleimer.bandcamp.com
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