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Evening Jazz - Monday January 25 2016


Allison Au Quartet/Aureole/Forest Grove
Mary Foster Conklin/Night in the City/Photographs
Laws-Biegel/Irlandaise/Symphonic Arrangement: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano

Gabriel Mervine/You Go To My Head/People
Nicolas Bearde/Come Back to Me/Invitation
Jenny Maybee & Nick Phillips/Blue Monk/Haiku

Mack Avenue Superband/Paint Brushes/Live from Detroit Jazz Festival 2015
Bill Frisell/You Only Live Twice (featuring Petra Hayden)/When You Wish Upon A Star
David Gilmore/The Seeker/Energies of Change
Rebecca Kilgore/One Little Kiss/Moonshadow Dance


Jim Clayton/Cheek to Cheek/Lenny Jumps In
Laura Perlman/I’m Old-Fashioned/Precious Moments
Greg Chako/What Happened?/Integration

Lucian Ban/Southern Dawn/Elevation
Jeff Hall/Love Makes the Changes/Life, Collected
Ken Fowser/Somebody Got to Do It/Standing Tall

Yair Lowenson/Four or Six/Old Bottles New Wine
Cyrille Aimée/Let’s Get Lost/Let’s Get Lost
U.S. Army Blues/Stardust/Live at Blues Alley
Jemal Ramirez/Prince of Darkness/Pomponio

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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