giovedì 11 gennaio 2018

From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill's Melting Pot, Jan 14-27

** U S A [and non]. From the Isle of Music, January 14-20 and January 21-27:

January 14-20, our special guest is the award-winning Cuban jazzista Alejandro Falcón, who will talk to us about his new release Mi Monte Espiritual, and we will listen to a few selections from that album.

January 21-27, in honor of Jazz Plaza, we will listen to a potpourri of excellent Cuban Jazz from the 1970s until today

Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:

1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100 kW, Sunday 1500-1600 UT on SpaceLine, 9400, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)

2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0100-0200 UT on WBCQ, 7490 from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9 PM EST in the US). This is running on a backup transmitter due to a recent fire.

3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UT and Saturday 1200-1300 UT on Channel 292, 6070 from Rohrbach, Germany.

Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, January 14 and 21, 2018

Episode 45 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, January 14, will be a bag of surprises, a little of this and that.

Episode 46 of Uncle Bill’s, Melting Pot, January 21, will focus on Albanian folk music. We promise it will be fun. 

Sundays, 2300-2330 UT (6-6:30 PM Eastern US) on WBCQ The Planet 7490 shortwave from the US to the Americas and parts of Europe. Thanks for all you do for radio! (Bill Tilford, Jan 10, DX LISTENING DIGEST)