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The Essential Music Continues on WRTI! Saturday, February 11th

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So your classical composer or jazz artist didn’t quite make the top 13! What to do? Listen on Saturday, February 11th for the Next Ten on the list of Essential Classical Composers and Jazz Artists—by your vote! It’s our way of thanking you for a successful Winter Member Drive.What a couple of weeks it was! It started with the composers and artists with the most of your votes. See the list here. But don’t worry, here’s the Classical Next Ten. Debra Lew Harder and Mark Pinto will be featuring them Saturday from 6 am to 12:30 pm:

  • Giuseppe Verdi
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Jan Sibelius
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Joseph Haydn
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Claude Debussy
  • Sergei Prokofiev
  • Richard Wagner
  • Franz Schubert

Then, Jeff Duperon at 6 to 9 pm, and Tim Johnstone after midnight will swing the Jazz Next Ten by you:

  • Bill Evans
  • Erroll Garner
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Keith Jarrett
  • Ahmad Jamal
  • Stan Kenton
  • Wes Montgomery
  • Wayne Shorter
  • Nancy Wilson
  • Lee Morgan

How’s that for a Saturday, end-of-drive line-up? For the best audience in radio, WRTI could do nothing else. And if you missed a chance to pledge to keep your essential music on the air, it’s not too late! Pledge here, and thank you from WRTI!