[JPL] my farewell to jazz broadcasting

Bradley Stone stonebradley1 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 12:58:59 EST 2011


Aloha, Richard!

Best wishes,

Brad Stone

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Josh Ellman <josh at groovmarketing.com>wrote:

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> You did a great job over there Rich!  Thank-You for the years of support
> and
> good luck in future endeavors!
>
> Best,
>
> Josh
>
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:08 AM, richard gangi <
> straightwithchaser at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
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> >
> >
> > To all of you who carry the torch,
> >
> > As a matter of needing to find a new path, I sadly say goodbye to all of
> > you.
> > Tonight will be my final show. 'Straight with Chaser' has been fun, but
> > like all things...it has a life. Tonight, I will burry it at 10.00pm EST.
> >
> > I will no longer be your point of contact for WFIT. Matt Heister - host
> of
> > 'Freedom in the Groove' - an exciting new and contemporary jazz show,
> will
> > take on the responcibilities of Jazz director (with or without the
> official
> > title)...and he should be added to this list server. Keep it going
> > junior...you have a great show.
> >
> > His email address is: matthewheister at hotmail.com
> >
> > My greatest honor was being affiliated with the legendary Jack Simpson,
> > with over 40 years of jazz broadcasting, and countless stories of when
> jazz
> > was thriving. He has been my mentor and friend during my time at WFIT. I
> > love this man, and will always look to him as the "authority" on real
> jazz.
> >
> > Thank God for people like Stevie Lee, former host of "Body and
> Soul"...who
> > continues to show us the meaning of the word friend. I love you honey.
> >
> > Terry, Todd, Barbara, and the rest of the WFIT staff - it has been a
> great
> > ride, thank you for providing me the opportunity to bring jazz to Brevard
> > county. And while I wish we could have filled my slot with another jazz
> > show, i am sure the station will make a selection for a show that stands
> > true to the needs of the community -as you have done with every show on
> this
> > great station of ours.
> >
> > As for the Jazzproglist, it was great fun and very informative being part
> > of this news group for the last 4 years, thank you - and all the
> > distributors and independants who have made WFIT jazz programming the
> > success that it has been.  I am certain that you will find Matt Heister
> to
> > be an equally appreciative part of your online community.
> >
> > Good Luck to all of you,
> >
> > Regards,
> > Rich Gangi
> >
> > former Director of Jazz Programming
> > and Host of "Straight with Chaser"
> > 7-10 pm Wednesdays EST
> > also simulcast: www.wfit.org
> >
> > 89.5 WFIT FM
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> > Melbourne, FL 32901
> >
> >
> >
> >
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-- 
Dr. Brad Stone
Music Director (Jazz, World, Blues) and Faculty Advisor
KSJS-FM
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA   95102-0094
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