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Evening Jazz - Thursday February 4 2016

8:06pm

Jim Clayton/Cheek to Cheek/Lenny Jumps In
Deborah Shulman/A Sleepin’ Bee/My Heart’s In The Wind
Ibrahim Maalouf/Introduction/Kalthoum

Bill Stewart/Paris Lope/Space Squid
Laura Perlman/I’ve Never Been In Love Before/Precious Moments
Dick Oatts & Mats Holmquist/Cantaloupe Island/A Tribute to Herbie +1

Joseph Howell/Confirmation/Time Made To Swing
Cyrille Aimée/Three Little Words/Let’s Get Lost
U.S. Army Blues/Bayou Farewell/Live at Blues Alley

9:06pm

Mundell Lowe/Line for Lyons/Poor Butterfly
Jemal Ramirez/Prince of Darkness/Pomponio
Fahir Atako?lu/Gypsy In Me/Live at Umbria Jazz

Greg Abate & Phil Woods/Steeplechase/Kindred Spirits
Chris Conte/Green Dolphin Street/Our Love Will Last
Jerry Weldon/’Til There Was You/On the Move!

Peter Erskine/Sage Hands/Dr. Um
Lyn Stanley/Nice ‘n’ Easy/Interludes
Lenore Raphael & Wayne Wilkinson/Just Friends/Strings Attached
Marlene VerPlanck/Come On Strong/The Mood I’m In

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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