AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY – NEBRASKA EDUCATION REFORM TOWN HALL – Michelle Malkin, nationally-syndicated columnist, and author of “The Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Cronies” “The Common Core Curriculum”
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Earl Stubbe, retired Superintendent of the Ft. LeBoeuf Schools in Waterford, Pennsylvania, and member of the 20th Air Force, 315th Bomb Wing in Guam, World War II “Americans Fighting for Peace in Asia”
During my next semester at Temple University in Philadelphia, 1955, I learned that WFLN was looking for announcers and decided to audition. Yes, the WFLN. Which I had often heard as a student at Swarthmore. After all, I knew something about classical music, knew fairly well how to pronounce a few languages or to sound as if I did. Moreover I had a pleasant, resonant microphone-ready, normally- required speaking voice…...
Dr. Lonnie Smith's Hammond B-3 wizardry has dazzled this listener for years. Smith's first live recording on his own Pilgrimage imprint, The Healer, was a deeply powerful organ trio experience. On the new release, In The Beginning Volumes 1 & 2, the liner notes declare that "Dr. Lonnie Smith revisits, recontextualizes and reimagines a dozen songs from his first decade as a recording artist."
Phil Woods’ soulful brilliance glows everywhere you turn in this 2013 release from Chiaroscuro Records . His soloing on alto, his compositions and arrangements sparkle throughout, enhanced by a fine array of soloists hailing from parts of the U.S. east. But, be warned; listening to it all at one sitting could diminish the effect. It’s like trying to consume too many slices of a superb and rich birthday cake when the party’s just started. Don’t take in too many pieces at once. Savor the flavor gradually.