Lee Hay

Announcer & Producer

Lee Hay has worked at all three Cincinnati Public Radio stations: WGUC in the mid-70's, WMUB in the late 70's, and WVXU since 1984. She is currently executive producer/host of the award-winning arts program Around Cincinnati Sunday evenings and The Blues on Saturday evenings. Her radio work has been awarded numerous awards including one from the Ohio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, numerous Communicator Awards, Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association. Most recently she has received a Certificate of Merit from the Gabriel Awards for The Journey from Within; and recognition from the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association for Cincinnati Baseball: Crosley Field (2011) and The Who Concert: 30 Years Later and Baseball: A Little Known Chapter (2010). Hay is also WVXU's music director and with her jazz background was the Cincinnati correspondent for downbeat magazine.

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2:04 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Anders Osborne coming to Batesville festival!

Award-winning New Orleans guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Anders Osborne, touring in support of his new Alligator Records cd, PEACE, will headline the Bacon Blues & Brew Music and Arts Festival in Batesville on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

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Music
10:52 am
Tue July 22, 2014

The Blues: 7.26.14 - Local blues musicians!

Mamie Smith

This local special starts off with Whiskey Shambles and Kelly Richey who'll both be performing at the Smokin' Hot BBQ event at Findlay Market on Sunday, July 27th.  The 2nd set of this evening's blues show features three musicians, Jarekus Singleton, Selwyn Birchwood, & Guy Forsyth,  who'll be playing at the Cincy Blues Fest on Friday or Saturday evenings, August 1st or 2nd. 

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10:05 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 7.26.14 show

There are some classic jazz tunes on Bill's show this week.  From Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" to Louis Armstrong's "Mack the Knife" and Frank Sinatra's "I'll Never Smile Again."  You'll also  hear songs from big bands like Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Spivak, Benny Goodman, and Glenn Miller!

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6:57 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

The Blues: 7.19.14

This is going to be a fun show!  Starting off with one of my favorites George Thorogood and ending with Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, and John Mayall.  You also hear from Shemekia Copeland and Tommy Castro.  And, I slipped in songs by Little Feat and Chet Baker.  An eclectic show....

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6:54 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 7.19.14 show

On this evening's swing program, you'll hear some great vocalists including Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Jo Stafford.  There are a couple of versions of the song, "How High the Moon, " by Diane Schuur as well as Les Paul.  Plus big band selections from Benny Goodman, the classic "Body & Soul," Glenn Miller, and Duke Ellington's "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."

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