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
9:28 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Blues Merchants playing at the Rail House

The Blues Merchants with vocalist Amy McFarland will be performing at the Rail House in Glendale on Friday, June 27th from 7-11pm.

Music
9:10 am
Wed June 25, 2014

A Tribute concert to Benny Goodman at Music Hall

The Boilermaker Jazz Band will present a tribute concert to Benny Goodman in Music Hall's Ballroom on Sunday, July 6th, at 2pm.  Benny Goodman, the bandleader known for such memorable songs as "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Sing Sing Sing," was dubbed "the king of swing" during the Big Band era.

Music
4:39 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

The Airmen of Note - 2 free concerts!

The premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force, The Airmen of Note, will perform in two free concerts this weekend. Both concerts are presented by Cincinnati Opera as part of "Cincinnati Remembers WWI," the opera company's citywide series of events commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

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Music
10:41 am
Mon June 23, 2014

The Blues: 6/28/14 show

Tonight's show begins with Harry Connick, Jr, "City Beneath the Sea" from his 2013 release, "Smokey Mary" on Columbia.  The first set of the program ends with Billie Holiday's "Solitude."  During the second set you'll hear Joe Cocker and from Columbus, Ohio, Tony Monaco.  Roy Orbison, Dr. John and Tom Waits songs are in the 3rd set, and this blues show ends with classic Delbert McClinton and his 1990 song "My Love is Burnin'."

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10:37 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 6/28/14 show

Bill Cartwright has selected some classic swing selections this week including Frank Sinatra's "Witchcraft", Bing Crosby with "I Ain't Got Nobody," and Billie Holiday's "Them There Eyes."  You'll also hear from big band legends like Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey and Billy May.

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