Sound Opinions Show

Jan 5, 2017

SOUND OPINIONS WEEKLY RUNDOWN, 01/06/2016, SO_0010617

ANNOUNCER COPY: Coming up…Jim and Greg talk to Grammy Award winning artist Esperanza Spalding about defying musical genres and breaking into the boys club of the jazz world. Then, they’ll revisit David Bowie’s death one year later.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:


FEATURE:

Esperanza Spalding is a singer/songwriter, a multi-instrumentalist, a librettist, a Grammy winner, and much more. She joins Jim and Greg for a candid conversation about exploding genres and creating her theatrical new record.


NEWS:

One year after David Bowie’s death, his final studio album “Blackstar” found its way on to many critics’ best-of-the-year lists. Jim and Greg reflect on his final album and his impact on music.


YOUR SOUND OPINIONS:

At the end of the show we hear comments from listeners.
 

TIMINGS AND CUES:

Total Program Length: 59:00

(0:00 - 1:00) Program Billboard

In Cue: [music]

Out Cue: “…on Sound Opinions.”

(1:00 – 19:00) Program Segment 1

In Cue: [music] “Sound Opinions is…”

Out Cue: “…Chicago and PRX.”  [music]

(19:00 – 20:00) Program Break

Vocal music bed for local announcements

(20:00 – 41:26) Program Segment 2

In Cue: [music] “Welcome back to…”

Out Cue: “…WBEZ Chicago and PRX.” [music]

(41:26 - 42:26) Program Break

Vocal music bed for local announcements

(42:26 – 54:00) Program Segment 3

In Cue: [music] “Welcome back…”

Out Cue: “...and Alex Claiborne.” [music]

(54:00 – 59:00) Program Segment 4

In Cue: [music] “On Sound Opinions…”

Out Cue: “…and distributed by PRX.”

NEWS HOLE: Optional news hole can be inserted at 1:00. Program Segment 4 would be omitted.

PROMOS: Weekly and evergreen promos are available for download at PRX.org.

PROGRAM CONTACTS:

Sound Opinions is a production of WBEZ Chicago and is distributed by PRX.

Brendan Banaszak: brendan@soundopinions.org, 312.893.2911 (main), 202.329.9473 (cell)

Evan Chung: evan@soundopinions.org, 312.893.2908 (main), 630.408.0692 (cell)