MILES DAVIS MUSIC MARATHON ON SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ WITH LARRY THOMAS ON WCOM-FM 5/18/14
Listen to The Miles Davis Music Marathon, on “Sunday Night Jazz with Larry Thomas,” (9pm-12midnight), May 18, 2014 on WCOM-FM (www.wcomfm.org), Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina. The three-hour program will include interviews with his daughter, Cheryl Davis, his youngest son, Erin, and his nephew, VInce Wilburn, Jr., a drummer who performed with Miles from 1985-87.
The program will feature Miles’ music in honor of his 92nd birthday, which takes place on May 26. It will also include an exclusive interview with his relatives who will talk about an upcoming event in New York City, which will rename West 77th Street, where Davis used to live. It will be called “Miles Davis Way.” They will also discuss the upcoming movie on Miles and his paintings.
For more information go to www.wcomfm.org) or call (919) 929-9601.
Larry Reni Thomas
Larry Reni Thomas, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, is a writer/radio announcer/lecturer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who has worked at seven radio stations and whose journalistic work has appeared in downbeat and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of The True Story Behind The Wilmington Ten and Rabbit! Rabbit! Rabbit!: A Fictional Account of The Wilmington Ten Incident of February 1971. Thomas also wrote The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan, an article that included an exclusive interview with North Carolina native, Helen Morgan, who killed the 33-year-old jazz trumpet legend. Thomas’ lecture, The Carolina Jazz Connection With Larry Thomas, has been presented at schools, colleges, universities, libraries and public places since 2008, and he was also listed in the downbeat magazine jazz critics poll for 2012. Larry is presently writing a history of The Barn: Wilmington, North Carolina Jazz Mecca (1945-50). He is also featured in the documentary films: Wilmington On Fire and American Jazz Musician. Email: email@example.com , blog: carolinajazzconnectionwithlarrythomas.blogspot.com.