Host Profile: Phillipe Stone

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

New Timeslot for House of Noise

Starting today (4/23/17), House of Noise (with host Jenna V.) airs on Sundays from 4 pm to 6 pm EST. In addition to the new timeslot, House of Noise also has expanded to 2 hours! You can listen to House of Noise by accessing our webstream located in the left sidebar of our website, by using our free Android app or via TuneIn. If you're in the Flint area, you can tune your radio to 94.3 FM. 

New Artist Spotlight: Erica Angelos

WKUF is proud to announce that we are debuting two new tracks by up-and-coming artist Erica Angelos. A native of Waukegan, IL who now resides in Whitefish, MT, Erica describes her music as a blend of folk and soul with a contemporary sound. The two songs by Erica which will be making their radio debut on WKUF this week are her self-penned track "The Way" and "What You Don't Do" (a remake of a 2015 single by Lianne La Havas). "The Way" will debut Thursday 4/13 at 9 pm EST and "What You Don't Do" will first air on Friday 4/14 at 8 pm EST. Both tracks will become part of our playlist, which includes our weekly automated program The Sunday Morning Blend. For more info on Erica Angelos, please visit her Facebook page and YouTube channel. Also, please check out her performance in the video below. 

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