From the Isle of Music and Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, April 2-8

1. New A17 Schedule for From the Isle of Music  including the addition of SpaceLine

From the Isle of Music, Week of April 2-8, 2017
Our A17 Season begins April 2 with a new schedule, and our first episode will be a re-broadcast of our special about Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC, a supergroup from the 1970s whose many important members influenced the future course of Jazz, Nueva Trova, Fusion, Concert and cinematic music in Cuba. With special guest Pablo Menéndez, a member of GESI (In English) and some seldom-heard selections by the group.
Four opportunities to listen via shortwave:
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in all directions with 100Kw, Sunday 1500-1600 UTC on SpaceLine, 9400 KHz, from Kostinbrod, Bulgaria (1800-1900 MSK)
2. For the Americas and parts of Europe, Tuesday 0000-0100 UTC on WBCQ, 7490 KHz from Monticello, ME, USA (Monday 8-9PM EDT in the US)
3 & 4. For Europe and sometimes beyond, Tuesday 1900-2000 UTC and Saturday 1200-1300 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz from Rohrbach, Germany.

2.  Although not listed on the WBCQ website, Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, a top secret music and variety program with just a bit of weird in it now and then,  airs Thursday nights on WBCQ 7490 Khz at 2300-2330 UTC.   Uncle Bill says next week’s contents are secret but fun.

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About Bill Tilford

Bill has been a shortwave listener since the 1960s, a program host and producer for the past several years, and he currently produces and hosts From the Isle of Music, Uncle Bill's Melting Pot and WBCQ Concert Hall in addition to curating the Radio Angela block of entertainment programs on that station and periodic collaborative specials with other stations. He also writes about Cuban music including on the website and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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