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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Music
4:33 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 2/22/14 show

Tonight's show features some classic musicians from the swing era like Frank Sinatra, Artie Shaw and Count Basie...plus female vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Linda Ronstadt, and Billie Holiday.

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Music
4:27 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

The Blues: 3/1/14 - Mardi Gras Celebration!

We're heading down to New Orleans this week to celebrate the Mardi Gras season.  The show will begin with the Marcus Roberts Trio and then continue with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Professor Longhair, and Dr. John.  Dr. John will be headlining the French Quarter Festival running April 10th through the 13th.  The festival features 1400 Louisiana musicians on 21 stages during the 4-day festival, and it's all free!

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Music
4:21 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

The Blues: 2/11/14 show

Lots of favorites in this show including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Delbert McClinton and Bonnie Raitt.  There's a song by Cincinnati favorite Lonnie Mack and New Orleans legend Johnny Adams.  You'll also hear a song from Ry Cooder's "Chicken Skin Music" album which was a personal favorite back in the day.  And, we'll round out the show with "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" by Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton.

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Poetry
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Gerry Grubbs reads from his book, "The Hive is a Book We Read for its Honey"

A poetry reading by Gerry Grubbs from his new book of poetry, The Hive is a Book We Read for Its Honey.

Sinclair College
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball"

A brief announcement about the exhibit Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball currently on display at Dayton’s Sinclair Community College.

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