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Aguankó's Latin Jazz

While there was much more conversation than usual on 89.1 from the 8th through the 11th of April during the spring on-air pledge drive, we did play some good music. We are pleased to report that the most played new recording for the week ending April 14th was the excellent regional Latin jazz CD Elemental by Aguankó. We hold the leader of Aguankó, conga-player Alberto Nacif in the highest regard. As the original host of Cuban Fantasy, Alberto established WEMU’s Latin jazz credibility, now sustained by Marc Taras every Saturday evening from 7 to 9PM. Having a local recording at the top of the list during a pledge drive is reflective of WEMU’s respect for generous, supportive local listeners. Thank you for your support, enabling us to continue sharing exceptional international, national and regional music with you.

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY April 8 to April 14, 2013


1. AGUANKÓ   “Elemental”  (PKO Records)	
2. MADELEINE PEYROUX  “The Blue Room”  (Decca)	
3. HARRY CONNICK, JR.  “Smokey Mary”  (Columbia)	
4. JACKY TERRASSON  “Gouache”   (Sunnyside Communications)	
5. WILD BELLE  “Isles”  (Columbia)	
6. JOSÉ JAMES   “No Beginning No End”   (Blue Note Records)	
7. THE JAMES HUNTER SIX  “Minute By Minute”  (Fantasy / Go Records)	
8. CHARLES BRADLEY  “Victim Of Love”  (Daptone Records)	
9. DETROIT MEMPHIS EXPERIENCE   “Detroit Memphis Experience”  (Dimex Records / Maristar Productions)	
10. SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY  “Easy Living’”  (Blind Pig Records)	
11. TEENY TUCKER  “Voodoo To Do You”  (TeBo Records)	
12. GIACOMO GATES   “Miles Tones: Giacomo Gates Sings The Music Of Miles Davis”  (Savant)	
13. LARRY CORYELL  “The Lift”  (Wide Hive Records)	
14. LISA HILTON "Getaway" (Ruby Slippers Productions)	
15. NEXT COLLECTIVE "Cover Art" (Concord Jazz)	
16. THE GREYBOY ALLSTARS "Inland Emperor" (Knowledge Room)	


Linda Yohn simply cannot remember a day in her life that was not filled with music. Her early life was full of changes as the daughter of a well-respected cancer research scientist who moved his family about, but one thing was constant: the love of music instilled by her mother. So, when it seemed life was too hard to bear, young Linda would listen to her radio, play her guitar, dance her heart out and sing at the top of her lungs. So, it isn’t so strange that “older” Linda still does all those things!
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