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
6:31 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Fred Hersch is on Facebook!

I got this message from jazz pianist and Cincinnati native Fred Hersch asking jazz fans to show some love:

Music
6:24 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

The Blues: 6/14/14

There's a refreshing variety of styles in the songs you'll hear in this blues show.  From beginning with Junior Wells' song "Tobacco Road" to Take Six, and Joey DeFrancesco.  There's a taste of New Orleans with Irma Thomas, Aaron Neville, and Dr. John. And the last set features Charlie Musselwhite, who was inducted into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame in December, 2012, and the last song is "Talk about Suffering" by the Blind Boys of Alabama.

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Boys, Boas & Bears
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

A preview of the upcoming concert from the Cincinnati Men's Chorus

Dr. Casey Hayes, the artistic director for the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Lee Hay with a preview of their June 21-22 concert, Boys, Boas and Bears, featuring special guest Tom Goss.

Music
10:48 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Nancy James on stage at The Carnegie

On Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 7:30pm, the 2013-14 Carnegie in Concert season closes with the return of Cincinnati music and television legend Nancy James to the intimate stage of the Otto M. Budig Theatre.

Nancy James: The Voices in My Head features perennial Carnegie favorite and local treasure Nancy James reminiscing in song and story on her four decade career. Nancy James will take patrons down memory lane as she recalls her experiences beginning with CCM to the Bob Braun Show and beyond, along with a little help from her friends.

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Music
3:43 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 6/14/14 show

You're in for a treat with this swing show.  Lots and lots of vocalists including Harry Connick, Jr.; Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.  Plus the big band sounds of Ray Anthony, Glenn Miller and Les Brown.

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