32 year-old singer/songwriter Cameo Profit is a self-described “church boy." Growing up in the Church of God in Christ in Wichita, he began playing the drums at the age of two, he eventually learned the piano and started directing church choirs. Profit has a new CD called Speak To Your Day. KMUW’s Carla Eckels talks with Profit about his life in music, which started in church...
Hear new music from local gospel group Cameo & 1 Way. Their debut album Speak To Your Day showcases uplifting sounds with a contemporary flair. The group will be in concert showcasing their new release at Kingdom Harvest Church at Lincoln & Greenwich at 4pm on Sunday, November 2nd.
New stuff from Gerry Gibbs, Larry Goldings, Charlie Hayden and Jim Hall and the Cookers mingles with older things by Clifford Jordan Big Band, Miles Davis, Benny Green and Bill Evans as Straight No Chaser continues to blend early jazz with recent recordings.
Night Train celebrates the birthdays of saxophonist Eddie Harris, guitarist Martin Taylor, trumpeter Russell Gunn, and oud player Anouar Brahem. Plus more for the October Jazz Noir feature – this time with music from Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil, which is often regarded as the last great movie of the classic film noir era – and in hour two a special delving into another classic film noir notable for its use of jazz, Sweet Smell of Success.
Global Village marks the Kenyan Heroes Day holiday with music from Kenya artists and bands, including the Rift Valley Brothers, Extra Golden, Ayub Ogada, and Virunga. Plus birthday salutes to Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem and reggae artist Luciano, and more music from Haiti for the October feature – this time from the Mini All Stars.
Crossroads highlights more music from October featured artist Elvin Bishop – including a song he did with B.B. King and music from his new album, Can’t Even Do Wrong Right. Plus birthday salutes to guitarist Jimmy Dawkins, harmonica player Sonny Terry, and also Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, including a House of Blues Bill Wyman special in hour two of the show.
It’s been more than a decade since Gooding has released a live album. Founding member, guitarist and the band’s namesake, Gooding, explains that part of what made the group want to release a live album now was the addition of second vocalist and guitarist Jenny Wood.
Friday, October 17: Although he achieved little more than cult status in the United States, Irish-born guitarist Rory Gallagher was well-loved throughout Europe. In 1974 Gallagher and his band mounted a tour of their home country that took them to some of the most troubled parts of Ireland during tumultuous political and social upheaval. The tour went off without incident and Gallagher emerged with one of his quintessential albums, Irish Tour.
Hear new inspirational gospel music from Mandisa. The powerful singer and American Idol contestant won her first Grammy this year and also just won her first 2014 Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. Mandisa is considered a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life's challenges all around the world.
Web extra: Here is the video for Mandisa's hit song "Overcomer."