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Evening Jazz - Monday February 8 2016

8:06pm

Bob Kenmotsu Quartet/Monk’s Dream/I’m in Love with You
Nancy Harms/Lush Life/Ellington at Night
Curtis Robinson/Wes and Pat/Dancing in the Street

Ibrahim Maalouf/Introduction/Kalthoum
Deborah Shulman/A Sleepin’ Bee/My Heart’s In The Wind
Lew Tabackin/Three Little Words/Soundscapes

Bill Stewart/Paris Lope/Space Squid
Dick Oatts & Mats Holmquist/Canteloupe Island/A Tribute to Herbie +1
Joseph Howell/The Midnight Sun/Time Made To Swing

9:06pm

Jon Davis/My Cherie Amour/Changes Over Time
Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord/Law Years/Make the Magic Happen
The Interplay Jazz Orchestra/Detour/Detour

Jeff Coffin w/Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Superband/The Inside of the Outside/The Inside of the Outside
Russ Nolan/Take 2/Sanctuary from the Ordinary
Marc Mommaas & Nikolaj Hess/Body and Soul/Ballads and Standards

Ken Peplowski/The Flaming Sword/Enrapture
Freddie Hendrix/St. Peter’s Walk/Jersey Cat

Charles Husson has been with HPR since 1994. He grew up in Tidewater, Virginia, playing music part-time during high-school and college. He moved to New York City in 1982 to explore the wider musical opportunities there, working for the Associated Press as an accountant in AP Broadcast, then as Satellite Operations Manager during the day, and playing music at night. Moving to Honolulu in 1991, he decided to try his hand at radio. “I was one of those kids who fantasized about being a DJ, but I never had the guts to follow up on it.” Hired as a board operator by previous Operations Director Mark Wagner, Charles was promoted to Ops Director in March 2002. In addition to managing the operations staff, he also voices underwriting credits and promos for the station. “Radio never stops, and the job is a pleasure; there is structure to it, but also different challenges every day.” Following the passing of Don Gordon, he has taken on the hosting duties for jazz in the evening. “For me, there’s nothing better than playing music for people in the evening while they’re relaxing after a day of work.”
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