NFTJU logo SMALL mediumNotes from the Jazz Underground is produced by Paul Abella at WDCB in Chicago. A show that focuses on the fringes of Jazz, Notes From the Jazz Underground is where you'll hear avant-garde Jazz, Fusion, Modern Jazz and Jazz that's outside the mainstream.
Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!
2nd Sunday of each month at 4 pm
Hosted by Gil Mansergh
GilMansergh"I like the vitality of in-studio, roundtable interviews," Gil says, "when you have several authors sitting at the same table and focusing on the same theme, you get real conversations. It’s fun, exciting, and often unpredictable."
On the new Word by Word programs, Gil will be inviting a different guest each month to share their unique perspective on a "Great California Writer."
Gil Mansergh should be familiar to many KRCB listeners. His movie review columns appear in four Sonoma County newspapers, and his Cinema Toast radio show has been a Thursday morning staple on KRSH-FM for seven years. Author or Book Doctor of over 50 books, manuals and curriculums, Gil was honored as a Freelance Success by Writers Digest Magazine. He honed his interview skills during five years as Director of the prestigious California Writers Conference at Asilomar. "I’m excited to have this opportunity to share my conversations with authors with KRCB’s listeners," Gil says, "and I appreciate your comments." This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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March 12th, 2017 - 4:00 pm:
The Word By Word guest for the March 12th show will be McArthur Genius Grant winner, Yiyun Li talking about her memoir Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You In Your Life.
Yiyun Li
Credit © Phillippe Matsas
Born and raised in China, Yiyun’s parents were victims of the cultural revolution but still encouraged their daughter to succeed in anything she chose to do. And succeed she did. Word By Word listeners may recall her conversation with Gil Mansergh where she explained how she wrote her first novel, The Vagrants in English and won the Gold Medal of California Book Award for first fiction.
​Since then, her books have been translated into more than twenty languages. She was selected by Granta as one of the 21 Best Young American Novelists under 35, named by The New Yorker as one of the top 20 writers under 40, and the MacArthur Foundation named her a 2010 fellow. She is a contributing editor to the Brooklyn-based literary magazine, A Public Space.
Yiyun Li lives in Oakland, California with her husband and their two sons, and teaches at the University of California, Davis.
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life - Yiyun Li
Weekdays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hosted by Talia Schlanger
 WorldCafe Primary Red cmykHost Talia Schlanger presents World Cafe, which features ten hours each week of new and significant music and the artists who create it.

Serving up a blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country, live performances, and intimate interviews, the two-hour daily program is produced by WXPN-FM in Philadelphia.
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Hosted by Paul DuBray
Wonderland.mast PaulDuBray 1Wonderland Radio Hour is a quarterly series of free public programs featuring stories about the people, places and history of our lower Russian River communities, from Forestville to Jenner-by-the-Sea.
Paul DuBray
Each hour will showcase musicians, artists, writers and characters from the Lower Russian River Area and surrounding region. WRH is dedicated to introducing and appreciating the wide and diverse talents of our residents; from the well known to those whose abilities deserve greater recognition.
Scheduled live tapings:
Saturday, May 19, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 noon
Featured community: Forestville
BROADCAST: Sunday, June 3rd @ 4:00 pm
Podcast Audio Here.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 noon
Featured community: Rio Nido
BROADCAST DATE: Sunday, August 19th @ 4:00 pm
Podcast Audio Here.
Scheduled Guests:
Gaye LeBaron, historian & newspaper columnist
Slavyanka Russian Chorus
Clare Harris: A Rio Nido Life
Saturday, October 6, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 noon
Featured community: Guerneville
BROADCAST DATE: Sunday 21, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 noon
Featured community: Monte Rio
BROADCAST DATE: Sunday December 16, 2018
Spring 2019
Featured community: Villa Grande
Summer 2019
Featured community: Cazadero
Fall 2019
Featured community: Duncans Mills
Winter 2019
Featured community: Jenner by the Sea
Live tapings are held at the Rio Theater, 20396 Bohemian Hwy, Monte Rio, CA 95462.

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