Fascinating Rhythms with Kathy G

Fascinating Rhythms with Kathy G KathyG is a DJ at WMPG Community Radio, Portland ME. Her show "Fascinating Rhythms" airs Monday mornings, 6:30-8:30am ET, at 90.9 FM. Stream a recent show at wmpg.org/show/mon0630

Kathy G discovered WMPG shortly after she moved to Portland three years ago, and now gets to start every week with her favorite jazzy/bluesy tunes, and her loyal early-bird listeners. What could be more fun? Listen to Kathy's show, Fascinating Rhythms, Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to her 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

I'll be featuring three of my favorite singer-songwriters on tomorrow/Monday's Show:  Sara Bareilles, Carole King, and A...
03/11/2018
Aretha Franklin, Natural Woman Tribute to Carole King, Kennedy Center!

I'll be featuring three of my favorite singer-songwriters on tomorrow/Monday's Show: Sara Bareilles, Carole King, and Aretha Franklin. You'll hear songs recorded as early as 1966, and as recently as a couple of years ago. Such fun!

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, or live stream at WMPG.org. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

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02/25/2018
The Lords Prayer | Mahalia Jackson @ Newport Jazz festival 1958

Fascinating Rhythms is heading to the Newport Jazz Festival (1957-58) tomorrow/Monday morning. You'll hear Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Billie Holiday, and Mahalia Jackson. What a fun and powerful start to your week!

http://www.retrori.com Mahalia Jackson proves once again that she remained supreme as the Queen of Gospel in 1958 singing the Lords Prayer at the Newport Jaz...

01/24/2018
The Whoop Group - "Storm" by Antonio Vivaldi

Here's something unusual. And cool.

The Whoop Group - The most vibrant and identifiable Polish saxophone quartet consisting of four prominent and aspiring saxophonists of young generation. Jaku...

11/22/2017
Archive Player - WMPG

Hope you'll invite me to your Thanksgiving celebration -- with my two-hour Thanksgiving-themed show. Songs of thanks, songs of friends and family, and (of course…) lots of songs celebrating Thanksgiving food!

Perfect for Thanksgiving traveling, Thanksgiving cooking and baking, and breaks from the Macy's parade! Here’s the link: tinyurl.com/Thanksgiving-with-KathyG

09/30/2017
500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

I think you'll like this.

by Philip Scott Johnson Music: Bach's Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma Nominated as Most Creative Video 2...

09/17/2017
Lizz Wright - Barley

Join me tomorrow morning for cuts from Lizz Wright’s just-released album “Grace,” plus tracks from three who inspired her: Nina Simone, Otis Redding, Ray Charles.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

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08/20/2017
█▌ Billie Holiday - Willow weep for me - Newport Jazz Festival 1957

On tomorrow morning's show we'll start out at a couple of 40s/50s jazz clubs, and then head off to the '57 Newport Jazz Festival. Hope you'll join us!

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

ENG ► Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan, April 7, 1915 -- July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and...

07/02/2017
Dee Dee Bridgewater - Four Women - Red Earth, A Malian Project

Tune in tomorrow/Monday morning for a "best of" Fascinating Rhythms show. I'll be sharing favorites from my last few July 4th shows, including this Dee Dee Bridgewater track.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

06/25/2017
Catherine Russell - Struttin' with Some Barbeque

I've been busy inviting musical guests to my July 4th BBQ. Tune in tomorrow/Monday morning and find out who's on the guest list.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

Catherine Russell - Inside This Heart Of Mine Track 13: Struttin' with Some Barbeque

06/05/2017
Caro Emerald - Never Ever

Join me tomorrow morning for Caro Emerald, exotica, and jazz of the 50s. Sounds like fun, right?

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

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05/22/2017
Stevie Wonder - He's Misstra Know-it-all

News getting you down? Get up to Fascinating Rhythms tomorrow morning for a lively musical reality check. The Thompson Twins' "Lies," BB King's "Fool Me Once," Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On?," Stevie Wonder's "He's Misstra Know-it-all." Heck, you'll have to tune in for the rest....

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

1973 - Innervisions

Tune in to Fascinating Rhythms tomorrow/Monday morning and explore the early music of Louis Armstrong. Below, the first ...
04/30/2017
Watch the Earliest Known Footage of Louis Armstrong Performing Live in Concert (Copenhagen, 1933)

Tune in to Fascinating Rhythms tomorrow/Monday morning and explore the early music of Louis Armstrong. Below, the first time Armstrong was ever recorded in concert. What a talent, what a showman!

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

In October of 1933, Louis Armstrong and his 'Harlem Hot Band' arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark for a series of eight shows at the Lyric Park theater.

04/10/2017
Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?

Tune in tomorrow/Monday for a morning mix of tunes from a fairly obscure jazz baritone, Andy Bey. I'll be sharing his recordings from the early 60's through 2013. Hope you'll come along for the ride!

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? · Andy Bey Ain't Necessarily So ℗ 2007 12th Street Records Released on: 2007-10...

04/02/2017
Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog (1952) Blues

Tune in tomorrow/Monday morning for some vintage blues -- including Etta James, Aretha Franklin, and Big Mama Thornton belting out "Hound Dog." If you're not wide awake when you tune in, you soon will be!

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (December 11, 1926 -- July 25, 1984) was an American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter. She was the first to record the h...

02/27/2017
Oscar Peterson Piano Lesson

Here's Oscar Peterson's fabulous master class on jazz piano that I mentioned on this morning's Fascinating Rhythms show. Dick Cavett interviews. I think you'll love it.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

What more can you say?

12/16/2016
USAF Band WWII Holiday Flashback

While working on Monday's show, came across this beautiful link. My holiday gift to you.

A special holiday musical presentation from Union Station in Washington, DC celebrating the service and sacrifices of our nation's World War II veterans and ...

11/11/2016
Podcast Extra: Looking Back with Leonard Cohen

Sadly, we lost Leonard Cohen this week. Hope you'll join me Monday morning for a celebration of this extraordinary musician's life and music. Meanwhile, you might enjoy listening to David Remnick's last interview with Leonard Cohen (a podcast for The New Yorker Radio Hour).

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

In a last interview with Leonard Cohen, he discusses his career, his spiritual influences, and what he is doing to prepare for death.

11/06/2016
Episode #3 - Scatman Crothers

On tomorrow's Fascinating Rhythms show I'll be showcasing four artists: Scatman Crothers, Eartha Kitt, The Mills Brothers, and a local jazz artist, Sal Hughes. Hope you'll be able to join me! Meanwhile, if you'd like a sneak preview of the show, check out this video biography of Scatman.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

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10/23/2016
Begin The Beguine (Broadway Melody of 1940)

Tune in to Fascinating Rhythms tomorrow/Monday morning for some jazzy vocals from Fred Astaire. Yep, the dancer. Check out his dancing (with Eleanor Powell) below.

Listen to Fascinating Rhythms Monday mornings 6:30-8:30am ET at 90.9 FM, at WMPG.org, or via the free "TuneIn Radio" app. Or listen to my 5 most recent shows -- on demand -- at WMPG.org/show/mon0630.

Begin The Beguine from the 1940 musical film "Broadway Melody of 1940" - sung by The Music Maids and a dance routine with Fred Astaire and the lovely Eleanor...

10/18/2016
Kiri Te Kanawa - The Making of West Side Story Documentary

Here, once again, is the link to "The Making of West Side Story" documentary I mentioned -- and played a bit of -- on Fascinating Rhythms yesterday. Not sure what happened to the post I added on Saturday. Hmmm......

A behind the scenes look into the recording sessions with Kiri Te Kanawa (Maria), José Carreras (Tony), Tatiana Troyanos (Anita) and Kurt Ollmann (Riff), con...

09/16/2016
Bebel Gilberto - Harvest Monn

As you're checking out tonight's harvest moon, you may want to swing and sway to Bebel Gilberto's "Harvest Moon" vocals. And be sure to tune in to Fascinating Rhythms on Monday morning -- chock full of jazzy moon tunes. It'll be fun, I promise.

09/13/2016
Fascinating Rhythms - WMPG

Thank you, Maurice, for hosting Fascinating Rhythms yesterday. Although I had to miss the show, I was able to listen to the live stream afterwards (at http://www.wmpg.org/show/mon0630) and really enjoyed your take on a jazzy Monday.

And thanks to WMPG for giving us live streaming -- so we can listen to the most recent 5 weeks of our favorite DJ's shows!

I’ll be playing lots of soulful, jazzy, bluesy stuff – along with whatever else I think will get you (and me!) up and moving on a Monday morning. You might hear Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Catherine Russell, Stacey Kent, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, Sara Bareille...

04/28/2016
Freddie Freeloader

On Monday I'll be wrapping up the "Top 10 Male Jazz Vocalists" series with Louis Armstrong and Jon Hendricks. If you've missed any of the other Top 10 and would like to listen to the shows, here's the link: wmpg.org/show/mon0630

And here are the dates and artists:
April 25th - Joe Williams and Billy Eckstine
April 18th - Kurt Elling and Johnny Hartman
April 11th - Mark Murphy and Cab Calloway
April 4th - Jimmy Scott and Mose Allison

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group North America Freddie Freeloader · Jon Hendricks Freddie Freeloader ℗ 2009 SLG, LLC Auto-generated by YouTube.

04/28/2016

On Monday I'll be wrapping up the "Top 10 Male Jazz Vocalists" series with Louis Armstrong and Jon Hendricks. If you've missed any of the other Top 10 and would like to listen to the shows, here's the link: wmpg.org/show/mon0630

And here are the dates and artists:

April 25th - Joe Williams and Billy Eckstine
April 18th - Kurt Elling and Johnny Hartman
April 11th - Mark Murphy and Cab Calloway
April 4th - Jimmy Scott and Mose Allison

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