From the Isle of Music & Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot, Oct 29-Nov 4

From the Isle of Music, October 29-November 4:
This week, our guest is the extraordinary percussionist, bandleader, composer and educator Ruy López-Nussa, whose DVD Repercusiones was nominated in the Espectáculo Musical Audiovisual (Live Musical Performance) category of Cubadisco 2017. If you are a fan of Jazz, percussion or both, you will love this episode.
Four opportunities to listen on shortwave:
1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) 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.

Polka Party!
Episode 34 of Uncle Bill’s Melting Pot will be a New Ulm, Minnesota-style Polka Party. New Ulm was the epicenter of a distinct Polka sound that swings. If you think you don’t like Polkas, this might make you a convert.
Sunday, October 29 at 2200-2230 UTC (6:00pm-6:30pm EDT US) on WBCQ 7490 Khz, for the Americas and parts of Europe.

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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 TIMBA.com and is active in the music industry as a producer and liner notes writer.

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