A resident of Carbondale, PA, USA, I am a producer,
Public Radio host and programmer, music reviewer/journalist, and recording,
broadcast and mastering engineer. I produce and host weekday evening programs on
WVIA-FM, 89.9, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton,
PA, a public radio station of which I was a co-founder in 1973. I am also the director of Artistry and Repertoire for Chiaroscuro Records, a 40+ year old record label dedicated to classic-style jazz.
I was selected by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters as Radio Broadcaster of the Year for 2023.
The programs I produce include:
I also have produced a number of albums,
and am available as a free-lance producer/engineer/mixer. I have extensive experience with immersive 5.1 surround mixes. Now including MP3 audio samples of selected albums.
Mixed Bag, probably the first and certainly
the longest continuously-running "AAA" (eclectic album adult alternative) radio on WVIA-FM
program on the air anywhere, since 1974. (Monday through Friday at 8:00
PM) In May 2019, Mixed Bag celebrated its 45th Anniversary as a continuous daily program.
All That Jazz, a daily hour of mostly acoustic mainstream
jazz. (M-F 7:00 PM). Also on WVIA-FM
Homegrown Music. A unique weekly series
presenting performances by regional musicians recorded in the WVIA studios,
with monthly live concerts presented before a studio audience.
Information and streams of past programs available here.
- The Homegrown Music TV series, featuring performances from the live Homegrown Music concert series. Streams available here.
The Weekly Album Review. Presented as
part of Mixed Bag Wednesdays at 9:00 PM, the album review features an in-depth
look at a new AAA release.
Best of 2022 Albums list
The 2022 Graham Awards
The 2022 Musical Obits
mp3 of the Week
Albums I Have Produced
CD Mastering Services
Mixed Bag 30th Anniversary
WDBS Archive Material
45 Years of Interesting Music