Phillipe Stone / Community DJ
Phillipe Stone shows
Community host of The Classic Jazz Zone
What’s the name of your show? The Classic Jazz Zone
What’s your show about and when does it air? My show features classic jazz artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Art Blakey and many more. It airs Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 until noon.
Is there a story behind your on-air name? Well actually it was Phillipe Stone the Boogie Bone during a time when I was a DJ in Flint in the late 70’s.
How long has your show been on the air? Since April 25th, 2017
What do you like to do in your spare time? Watch all the Michigan sports teams. I live and die by our beloved Tigers, Pistons, Spartans, Lions and Wolverines so I’ve died a 1000 deaths.
Tell us about a funny incident that happened during your show. For my first show I was so excited, I got to the station an hour before my start time. I got all my music ready and everything is ready to roll. So at 9 am the show starts, but I forgot to turn on the mic.
Have you gotten any funny calls during your show? Yeah, my sister’s friend wanted to hear some Gospel Jazz.
If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you’d want with you?
1. Miles Davis “So What”
2. John Coltrane “My Favorite Things”
3. Grant Green “Western Union Man”
4. Grover Washington Jr ” Knucklehead ”
5. Dr Lonnie Smith ” Laying in the Cut”
6. Donald Byrd “Eldorado”
7. Cannonball Adderley “Work Song”
8. Bobbi Humphrey “Chicago Damn”
9. Hank Crawford “Midnight over Memphis”
10. Isaac Hayes “Joy”
What is one of your most memorable concert experiences? Sneaking in to see Grant Green at the 50 grand in Flint when I was 17.
In the movie “WKUF: The Untold Story”, who would you cast as yourself? Dave Chappelle