Alfred Turner

Producer, Webmaster

Alfred Turner is a familiar voice to many listeners, having hosted past programs such as The Morning ConcertStandard Time and various specials. He is currently South Carolina Public Radio’s webmaster, and producer for Walter Edgar's Journal South Carolina from A to Z, as well as co-producer of  Spoleto Today.

Over more than 30 years Alfred has worked as recording engineer, post production engineer, and/or producer on dozens of projects, both nationally distributed (JazzSet, Marian McPartland's Piano JazzMain Street Jazz) and regionally broadcast (In the Tradition). He has been a Doctor Who fan since the mid 1980s, and often annoys his wife and three adult children with references to both the classic series and new Who.

Ways to Connect

Charenée Wade
chareneewade.com

Jazz vocalist Charenée Wade began singing at 12 and learned from jazz luminaries such as Carmen Lundy and Christian McBride. Her clear voice and impressive technique landed her first runner-up in the 2010 Thelonious Monk competition, and she followed this success with her debut album, Love Walked In. On this episode of Song Travels, Wade joins host Michael Feinstein to share about her first experience performing on stage and her growth as an artist. Wade performs jazz classics, including "I Didn’t Know What Time It Was" and "Blue Monk."

Mose Allison
Michael Wilson, moseallison.com

One of the most original and provocative musicians in jazz, pianist Mose Allison (1927 – 2016) was heavily influenced by the blues. The Mississippi native drew inspiration from Sonny Boy Williamson, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, and Thelonious Monk to create jazz flavored by the blues, along with tastes of his own sardonic wit. On this 1988 Piano Jazz, Allison opens with one of his typically witty tunes, “Someone’s Going to Have to Move.” He and McPartland join forces on an old classic, “Your Red Wagon.”

  Please be advised that the 2017 spring solar outage season will affect South Carolina Public Radio March  4 – 9 at approximately 1:57 p.m. each day.  This will result in a temporary loss of our program signal from satellite sources such as NPR. During this period some programming has been adjusted to prevent any audio interruptions. A solar or sun transit outage is an electromagnetic phenomenon wherein a station down link is temporarily unable to receive a satellite signal due to interference from the sun as it passes behind the satellite.

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Eric Reed
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 News Stations: Saturdays, 8 pm | Classical Station: Sundays, 7 pm

  July 30/31:  Eric Reed

Pianist and composer Eric Reed began playing piano as a small child. He was only 18 when he played his first string of gigs with Wynton Marsalis, work that catapulted him to the forefront of jazz musicians. He has played with Joe Henderson, Betty Carter, and Joshua Redman, among others, and has established himself as a notable leader, producer, and educator. On this 1995 Piano Jazz, the then 24-year-old Reed’s distinctive style is evident on a solo of “Cedar’s Blues.”

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