SPECIAL: Walt Disney's Birthday

Nov 29, 2017

KMUW Music marks the birthday of pioneering film animator Walt Disney with five hours of music! Tune in to Global Village, Strange Currency and Night Train on Tuesday, December 5 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight for a variety of unusual renditions and iconic songs from Disney films.

Global Village celebrates with a visit to ‘Disney World’ – a program devoted to world, jazz, and other unusual versions of what have become iconic songs from such Disney films as Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp and other classics. We’ll hear unique versions of those songs from the likes of Los Lobos, Miles Davis, Buster Poindexter, Peggy Lee and more.

The Walt Disney birthday celebration continues on Strange Currency from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. Listen for selections from Los Lobos, The Replacements, Jackson Browne and others.

Night Train closes out the special feature with jazz versions of songs from Disney films – including music from the new Jazz Loves Disney 2 album, Dave Brubeck’s Dave Digs Disney album, the Jazz Network’s Beauty and the Beast album of Disney music and more.

  • Global Village | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Strange Currency | 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
  • Night Train | 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.