Death Valley Radio

Death Valley Radio is a format-free program for the musically curious.

Death Valley Radio can be heard on Tuesdays at 8:00 PM ET on WNTI.

Program 1,021 features Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys with special guest Merle Travis recorded live at Carnegie Hall in Dec. 1962; shimmering electric guitars (Bill Frisell, Beat Circus, Ry Cooder); the John Coltrane Quartet recorded live in July 1965 at the Festival Mondial du Jazz Antibes; the Musicians of the Nile and the extraordinary voice of Yussef 'ali Bakâsh; African pop (Omara "Bombino" Moctar, Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba with Habib Koité, Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet); and something new from Terry Klein, Jackson Grimm, Peter Rowan, Matt Ulery with Axiom Brass, Beirut, and the Gloaming.

That's Death Valley Radio, where the party never ends....

"Some things don't have explanations. They just happen." — From Ennio Morricone: In His Own Words (Oxford University Press, 2019)

Death Valley Radio is dedicated to the memory of my wife Valerie. And sometimes I miss Maria Alessandra more than words can say.

© 1998-2019 Ron Alden / Last Updated: 19 March 2019
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