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Evening Jazz - Tuesday February 9 2016


Mike Freeman/Cascade /Blue Tjade
Camila Meza/Para Volar/Traces
Jae Sinnett/Bowen’s Arrow/Zero to 60

Ari Erev/Latin Currents/Flow
Wendy Pedersen & Jim Gasior/Exactly Like You/We Two
Carlos Vega/Dragon Rose/Bird’s Ticket

Jeremy Pelt/Dream Dancing/#Jiveculture
Stacey Kent/No Moon At All/Tenderly
Florian Hoefner Group/The Narrows/Luminosity


Lisa Hilton/Nocturnal/Nocturnal
Mary Foster Conklin/Nothing Like You/Photographs
Roxy Coss/Don’t Cross the Coss/Restless Idealism

Laws-Biegel/Irlandaise/Symphonic Arrangement: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano
Nicolas Bearde/Come Back to Me/Invitation
Vega & Marriott/What Is This Thing Called Love/Return of the East West Trumpet Summit

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
Allison Au Quartet/Aureole/Forest Grove
Gabriel Mervine/Me and My Baby/People

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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