Jazz

Women's History Month
10:37 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Jazzy Women Take the Stage

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In the 1960s, as the civil-rights movement and other cultural changes gained momentum, a generation of women artists made their way through a jazz world that had long been less than hospitable to their aims. 

This special program will air Thursday night, March 5 at 9 pm.

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Inside Appalachia Podcast
7:00 am
Sat February 22, 2014

Growing Grapes on Stripped Land, Putting Frack Waste in Landfills, Finding Lost Poets and More

Some land in Wise Virginia has gone from producing coal, to producing grapes.

West Virginians debate whether frack waste should be dumped in local landfills.

Two long forgotten African American poets are recognized.

And we learn more about jazz pianist Bob Thompson.

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Holiday swing on WV PBS.2
1:56 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Tonic Sol-fa Tenor Branches Out in New Holiday Special

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Watch Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience - The Spirit of the Season Friday, Dec. 20 at 9 p.m. on WV PBS.2

Crooner Shaun Johnson — a founding member of the popular a cappella quartet Tonic Sol-Fa — goes solo in a spirited new holiday special on West Virginia PBS.2

The Emmy®-winning tenor channels Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett in an era-spanning, up-tempo production that includes beloved seasonal staples, pop hits, fan favorites, an original composition, and even a few unexpected numbers.

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