Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Jan 19, 2007




Guitar players jam to raise money for CLF

WCSXCalling all guitar players! You can be part of the annual “Guitar Jam” to raise money for the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan during the 28-hour Radiothon hosted by Classic Rock WCSX-FM 94.7 morning hosts JJ & Lynne.

Make plans to bring a $5 donation, your guitar and small amp to Center Court in Oakland Mall Thursday, January 25th at 8pm for a rousing rendition of Cream's Classic Rock anthem “Sunshine of Your Love.” This musical fundraising event will be broadcast live on WCSX. Each guitar player who participates will receive a limited edition Guitar Jam All Access lanyard.

The more guitar players that show, the more money that can be raised for Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.

CLF of Michigan is a statewide organization that provides information, financial assistance and support for adults and children affected by leukemia, lymphoma, and other related blood disorders. The JJ & Lynne’s 28 Hour Radiothon is one of the major sources of revenue for the foundation. This long running fundraiser has to date raised over raised $2,500,000 for the Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.

WRCJ to broadcast live jazz concert Jan 27

WRCJLocal jazz lovers should be excited to hear that WRCJ-FM 90.9 is planning to broadcast a concert by Brazilian Jazz guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves, Saturday January 27 at 8 p.m., live from the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.

It is the first of three Music Hall performances scheduled to air live on the classical and jazz station, including a March concert by Dianne Reeves and an April concert with Chick Corea.

These concerts will also be packaged for national broadcasts later this year on public radio stations, hosted by Tony Mowod, whose jazz program airs weeknights from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. on 90.9 WRCJ.

Ann Arbor News:

Roast beef sandwiches, along with Mom's loving smile, are on the way to Germany today for U.S. Army Specialist Michael Johnson, 25, of Pinckney. Johnson, stationed in Germany, was unable to come home for the holidays as he had planned. "One of the crazy things he had planned on doing had been stopping (at Arby's,)'' said Dawn Glaser, who said Johnson has lived with her and her husband, Brian, since his teens but was never formally adopted. "He calls us Mom and Dad. It's an adoption of the heart,'' Glaser said. When Glaser learned Johnson wouldn't be home for the holidays, she tried to figure out a way to send him Arby's sandwiches. Glaser contacted Ann Arbor radio station W4 Country, 102.9, for help... Mom, Bubba, listeners see that Michael gets Arby's (Fri, 1/19)

Radio and Records:

Jay Hudson is new to nights at CIMX (89X)/Detroit, coming over from the part-time chair at crosstown WRIF. Mr. Hudson replaces Phat Matt, who's now at the programming helm of clusterpal CIDR (93.9 The River). (Fri, 1/19)







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