WRVR New York – Hour of Jazz 10-23-2019

Well, I’ve come to the last of my canned content. Enjoy an hour of jazz, courtesy of Joe Bev, Mr. ‘RVR:


WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, 1970s

Les Davis – WRVR Host

Playlist:

Michael Franks – B’wana, He No Home
Tom Scott – Appolonia (Foxtrata)
Weather Report – Barbary Coast
Lenny White – Chicken Fried Steak
Ahmad Jamal – Dolphin Dance
Herbie Hancock – Dolphin Dance
Miles Davis – Stuff
Return to Forever – The Musician
Pat Metheny Group – Every Summer Night
The Brecker Brothers – Splonge

This old radio broadcast is uploaded for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for this tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

WRVR New York – Hour of Jazz 10-8-2019

Another hour of jazz, featuring some Brazilian flair, courtesy of Joe Bev.


WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, 1970s

G. Keith Alexander – WRVR Host

Playlist:

Duke Ellington – Take the’A’ Train

Commercials

Thelonius Monk – It Don’t Mean a Thing
Antonio Carlos Jobim – Wave
Herbie Hancock – Chameleon
The Modern Jazz Quartet – Blues in B Flat
Chick Corea and Gary Butron – Eleanor Rigby
The Jazz Crusaders – Eleanor Rigby
Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Red Blouse

This old radio broadcast is uploaded for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for this tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

WRVR New York – Hour of Jazz 10-3-2019

The New York Mets fired their manager Mickey Callaway after a season of promise and disappointment. As we look to the future, let’s celebrate with some of my old WRVR jazz favorites courtesy of Joe Bev.


WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, 1970’s

G. Keith Alexander – WRVR Host

Commercials

Playlist:

Return to Forever – 500 Miles High
Weather Report – Herandnu
Gil Scott Heron and Brian Jackson – Summer of ’42
Michael Franks – Popsicle Toes
The Brecker Brothers – A Creature of Many Faces
Lambert, Hendricks and Ross – Moanin’
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – Moanin’
Eddie Jefferson – Jeanine
Al Jarreau – Mornin’
The Jazz Crusaders – Young Rabbits
Donald Byrd – Places and Spaces

This old radio broadcast is uploading for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for this tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

WRVR New York – Hour of Jazz 9-24-2019

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Miracle Mets, who on this night in 1969 clinched the NL Eastern Division title, with some throwback ‘RVR sounds courtesy of Joe Bev.


WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, circa 1970s
Les Davis – WRVR Host
1978 Air Check (first 10 minutes)

Playlist:

Gil Scott Heron – The Bottle
Weather Report – River People
Steely Dan – Do It Again
Michael Franks – Chain Reaction
The Crusaders – Chain Reaction
Grover Washington Jr. – Mister Magic
Lonnie Liston Smith – It’s Changed
Roy Ayers – Everybody Loves the Sunshine
George Benson – Breezin’
Maynard Ferguson – Mister Mellow

This old radio broadcast is uploading for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for this tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

WRVR New York – Hour of Jazz

Courtesy of Joe Bev, and hosted by the legendary Les Davis, an eclectic hour of ‘RVR style programming. Your comments are welcome.


WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, circa 1970’s

Les Davis – WRVR Host

Playlist:

The Crusaders – Put It Where You Want It
Weather Report – Teen Town
Michael Franks – When the Cookie Jar is Empty
Gil Scott Heron – Lady Day and John Coltrane
Bobbi Humphrey – Harlem River Drive
The Brecker Brothers – Some Skunk Funk
Bob James – Westchester Lady
Donald Byrd – (Falling Like) Dominos
Oscar Peterson – I’ve Never Been in Love Before
Herbie Hancock – Dolphin Dance

Commercials

Compiled by Joe Bev.
Enjoy!

This old radio broadcast is uploading for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for this tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

WRVR Jazz NY – Joe Bev

There are fans, and then there are FANS, and Joe Bevilacqua, or Joe Bev for short, is a huge fan of the old New York jazz station. Joe has combined 10 hours of music from his collection with air checks featuring on-air personalities and period commercials to recreate the WRVR listener experience. Let us know what you think…


Here is the playlist, along with Joe’s disclaimer:

WRVR 106.7 FM, commercial Jazz station in New York City, circa 1978
G. Keith Alexander – WRVR Host

Commercials

Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil
John Klemmer – Touch
Tom Scott – Dirty Old Man
Count Basie – The Kid From Red Bank
Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto – Só Danço Samba
Spyro Gyra – Morning Dance
Al Jarreau – Spain (I Can Recall)
Sonny Rollins – St. Thomas
The Manhattan Transfer – Shaker Song
Spyro Gyra – Shaker Song
Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66 – Mas Que Nada
Oscar Brown Jr. – Dat Dere
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – Dat Dere

Compiled by Joe Bev.
Enjoy!

This old radio broadcast is uploading for educational purposes only. The original copyright holders should get any monetization for tiny piece of New York Jazz history.

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