The Rochester Oratorio Society announced a commission this week in celebration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and other milestones. The ROS will commission composer Glenn McClure to write a piece including texts, instruments and musical resources from Ghana, West Africa, and Western New York.
If you haven't already signed up for a shift during our October Radio Pledge Drive, we can really use your help! We cannot do this without you and as of right now we still have a lot of shifts to fill! Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the shift you would like. Here is where I need help:
Saturday, October 15 - 8AM - 1 PM ** really need help here
Bill Frisell, a guitarist who for many years has been a favorite at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, has a new album out. It's a tribute to the music of John Lennon. He talks about it in this video.There are song samples here.
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