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Listen to the radio version of this story here When most children in the foster care system turn 18, they’re on their own…Today, we’ll hear from a young man in a Miami supportive housing program called Casa Valentina , where young people get counseling and academic support and learn about building a life and career. Deon Richards is 22 now. I...
Program: Evening Masterwork
Shortly after the success of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, he was commissioned to compose a piano concerto. The big difference between his Concerto and the Rhapsody in Blue, though, is that Gershwin was determined to orchestrate the concerto himself, whereas he did not orchestrate the Rhapsody. The Piano Concerto is also a reflection of the composer’s studies in Classical form at the time, and the...more...
All Night Jazz
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the other 9 to 5, Dominic Walker will kick off a weeklong tribute to saxophone master Dexter Gordon. Plus, we’ll visit the stars on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Then later, on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear another version of Duke Ellington’s “Come Sunday.” The adventure begins tonight at 9 on WUSF 89.7. (photo by Rob Bogaerts) more...