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Rick Petrone

The Jazz Sound

with Rick Petrone

GENRE: Jazz /

Rick Petrone:

Playing mostly CD’s from the 40’s to the present. Some interviews with Jazz Artists, and mostly in person.
Professional musician for 50+ years during which I was in charge of Stamford station WJAZ 96.7. It was a 24/7 Commercial jazz station basically design by me from 1980 through 1992. All the music was programmed by me. Won jazz personality of the year in 1992, and nominated for ‘Marconi Jazz Station of the year in 1992.

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More about Rick Petrone

  • FAVORITE THING ABOUT WPKN: The ability to program my own show, the ability to raise money for the station during each fund raising schedule. The ability to meet, work and socialize with great radio personalities who've spent years on WPKN and have ideas which I can learn from and ad to my show. The ability to work again with personalities who worked with and for me at WJAZ.
  • FAVORITE EPISODE: The first show, the interview show with jazz icon Roy Haynes, and the next one which, hopefully, will always be better than the last.

Upcoming Shows

  • 01-05-2017 AT 1:00 pm
    The Jazz Sound

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