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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Jazz
4:31 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Miles Davis fans!

Unreleased Miles Davis Performances to Be Released - NY Times article 1/24/14 By ALLAN KOZINN:

Two hours of previously unreleased performances by Miles Davis, leading a band that included Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Dave Holland, Airto Moreira and Steve Grossman, will be included in “Miles at the Fillmore – Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 3,” a four-CD set to be released by Columbia/Legacy on March 25.

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Music
3:36 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Beatles specials

Tune in on Saturday nights, January 25th and February 1st at 11pm, for the two-part special, The Beatles in America, 1964.  It's a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in the United States.  The regular Blues shows will return on February 8th.

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Jazz
2:15 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Max Roach collection given to the Library of Congress

The life and music of jazz great Max Roach, one of the founding fathers of the modernist style known as bebop, will be forever memorialized for future generations in the nation’s library.  The Library of Congress today celebrated the acquisition of Roach’s vast personal collection of papers, music, photos, and audio and video recordings.

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Music
4:23 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 1/25/14 show

This program features the music of various jazz vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy, and Sarah Vaughan.  It's also delightful to hear standards by Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra.

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Music
4:22 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 1/25/14 show

This programs features the music of various jazz vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy, and Sarah Vaughan.  It's also delightful to hear standards by Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra.

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