[JPL] Chuck Workman RIP

Russ Maloney rmaloney at uindy.edu
Tue Mar 27 14:59:27 EDT 2012

Thanks for including this, and for the kind words from all of you 
regarding Chuck. It's been a tough couple of days here, as we've lost 
not just a great jazz radio personality, but a mentor and friend. It 
helps seeing that he's as highly-regarded outside of Indy as he is here.


Russ Maloney
Director of Programming
University of Indianapolis
1400 E. Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317)788-3490 fax

On 3/27/2012 12:39 PM, Dr. Jazz wrote:
> From WICR's website:
> WICR is mourning the loss of Chuck Workman, who passed away over the 
> weekend.
> Chuck is a legend in the Indianapolis Jazz and broadcasting 
> communities. He joined WICR in April of 2006 with the Saturday Evening 
> Jazz Show and later brought his Sunday Morning Jazz Show to The 
> Diamond as well.
> Chuck's impact on WICR and the students he worked with cannot be 
> overstated in the six years he was involved with the station---not 
> only with the high quality of his programs, but also because of his 
> work promoting the station and his dedication to the jazz community. 
> Most importantly, Chuck mirrored WICR's mission with his efforts to 
> involve students in the production of his programs. He also took great 
> pride in helping out during WICR's fund drives, as it allowed him more 
> opportunity to talk on the air about the jazz he loved.
> Chuck will be dearly missed by everyone in the WICR family, including 
> current students, staff, and alumni.
> Funeral arrangements are still pending; we will provide information 
> when it becomes available.
> On 3/27/2012 12:10 PM, michael carlson wrote:
>> Chuck  Workman was one in a million. A great conversation about 
>> music, the world and living.  I, too , spoke with him at some length 
>> last week - we laughed and said good-bye. Many of us will have an 
>> empty spot on our call lists - the gig is short here - blessed to 
>> have known him.
>> God Speed Chuck.
>> mike c.
>> At 08:12 PM 3/26/2012, you wrote:
>>> A real shock.  Just talked to him last week.  A real jazz programmer.
>>> -Dr.
>>> On 3/26/2012 10:19 PM, Nou Dadoun wrote:
>>>> Sorry to hear that veteran Indianapolis jazz broadcaster Chuck Workman
>>>> passed away this week:
>>>> http://www.indystar.com/article/20120326/NEWS/120326038
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