New radio show, Zero Crossings, on WPRK 91.5 FM in Winter Park

10553576_719635338091452_4262318597060907318_nStarting on October 13, I began hosting a 2-hour radio show on WPRK 91.5 FM in Winter Park, Florida, the basement radio station of Rollins College.The show airs from 2-4PM EST and streams live here. Just click on the Listen Live! button. On November 3, 2014 I began recording the show. The Facebook page for the show is here. You can hear the second half of that show below.

This particular show was a somber one, as it was dedicated to the music of John Joshua Alvarez (1981-2014), a local guitarist and composer.

The playlist for the entire show is:

Meredith Monk – Gotham Lullaby Remix, from Monk Mix: Remixes & Interpretations of Music by Meredith Monk, Vol. 1
David Maslanka – Mother Earth, University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony
David Maslanka – Symphony #2, Illinois State University Wind Symphony
Adam Silverman – Carbon Paper and Nitrogen Ink, Mvt. 1
Maya Beiser – Wish You Were Here, from Uncovered
Gary Barlow – Dying Inside
Heitor Villa Lobos – Etude #7
John Alvarez – Dirty Little Ditty
John Alvarez – Rocking Out With My Butthole Out Blues
John Alvarez – Space Spunk
John Alvarez – In the Beginning
Bob Dylan/Antony and the Johnsons – Knocking at Heaven’s Door

You can hear the show here:

      Zero Crossings – November 03, 2014, featuring the music of John Alvarez

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Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.