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"Memories of Frankie Carle" on Web Radio
By David Lewis

On Saturday May 19, 2001 WMKV-FM will present "Memories of Frankie
Carle", an historical overview of the life and work of the late
pianist, composer and bandleader (1903-2001).  This will feature Carle
as band pianist with the orchestras of Edwin J. McEnelley, Mal Hallett,
Bobby Hackett and Horace Heidt, in addition to solo recordings made
from 1938-55 and with his own orchestra (1944-60).

The show was written and produced by Morden Grant and Uncle Dave Lewis,
and is narrated by Mr. Grant.  While purists have often dismissed
Frankie Carle as a sort of cornball 'cocktail' pianist, listeners who
love jazz piano may be surprised at how much good jazz there is in the
show; some of Carle's solos swing like mad.  Folks who enjoy popular
music of the 1930s and 40s will be rewarded with some unexpected

Cincinnati-based listeners may tune in to WMKV at 89.3 FM.  To listen
via web radio, tune into our streaming website at or
look us up under 'nostalgia' in the radio stations directory located

Here is a list of timings:

Saturday,  May 19  7 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Wednesday, May 23 10 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Uncle Dave Lewis
David Lewis

(Message sent Tue 15 May 2001, 15:31:27 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

Key Words in Subject:  Carle, Frankie, Memories, Radio, Web

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