Friday, January 30, 2009

Wanda's Picks Radio January 30, 2009

Today we feature Randy Weston, phenomenal musician, composer, historian, humanitarian and scholar; this one hour special is followed by an interview with Soulive producer Carla and Chuck Lounge, with Farenhyte 5150 which has a concert tomorrow, 1/31 at Club Anton in Oakland's Jack London Square, 428 3rd Street, (510) 924-2044 and Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. If you mention Wanda's Picks, you get the $12 price! We close with a conversation with composer, scholar Anthony Brown and playwright, Philip Kan Gotanda, whose work "Yohen," debuted at the Durham Theatre at UCB, 1/29. It was his first bilingual Japanese/English reading of this play and featured excerpts with actors: David Moore and Ayako Nagamine. Featured music during this segment is from Anthony Brown's Asian American Orchestra's TEN, an album celebrating the band's 10th Anniversary last year. Visit


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