Tag: Dick Carr

Carr's Big Bands, Ballads & Blues Going Online-Only

SYRACUSE -- Dick Carr's Big Bands, Ballads & Blues is moving from the radio to the internet.  Carr, the Syracuse-based producer and host of the nationally-syndicated show, says the show will only be available online starting next Sunday.

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WCNY Scaling Back on Jazz Programming

SYRACUSE - Classic FM (WCNY-FM/WUNY/WJNY) is making some programming changes that may leave jazz fans unhappy, as it moves to increase the emphasis on classical music.  Hosts Leo Rayhill and Dick Carr are directly impacted by the changes.

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Dick Carr Shares Concert Memories

The year is 1968.  You're in charge of lining up the entertainment for your station's Christmas party.  Imagine booking the Count Basie Orchestra -- and then getting Tony Bennett to stop by for an impromptu performance.  Impossible?  Not for Classic FM's Dick Carr!

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Big Bands, Ballads & Blues expands

Dick Carr continues to add affiliates to the roster of stations airing his weekly syndicated Big Bands Ballads & Blues.

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WRUN adds Big Bands, Ballads & Blues

Dick Carr's syndicated Big Bands, Ballads & Blues has picked up its 40th affiliate station. Beginning next month, WRUN in Utica-Rome will carry the two-hour weekly show featuring a mix of adult standards and jazz masters. The program is hosted and produced by Syracuse resident Dick Carr and is marketed by the WOR Radio Network.

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Dick Carr's 'Big Bands' moves to WFBL

The show got its start on Jazz 88 (WAER) almost two years ago, and a syndicated version was picked up by the WOR Network and 30 stations across the country earlier this year. Now, Big Bands, Ballads, and Blues is moving to TalkRadio 1050 (WFBL) in Syracuse on Sundays from 8 - 10 a.m.

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WAER jazz show goes national

Dick Carr's Big Bands, Ballads and Blues has been part of the Monday night lineup on Jazz 88 (WAER) since October 2001. Carr, a former Syracuse and New York City radio executive, recently connected with the WOR Radio Network to syndicate the show nationally.

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