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Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Series Concert to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of WWUH


Posted 07/17/2018
Submitted by Harvey Jassem
Category: Campus Announcements

The Hartford Jazz Society will celebrate the 50th anniversary of WWUH Radio with a special edition of the Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Series in Hartford’s Bushnell Park on Monday, July 23. The concert starts at 6 p.m. (In the event of rain, the concert and this celebration will be moved to the Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Avenue, Hartford).

At the 7 p.m. concert intermission, the Jazz Society will recognize WWUH and its contribution to the Hartford jazz scene. Many members of the WWUH jazz staff will be in attendance.

The Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz series in Hartford and WWUH (91.3 FM) share a rich, wonderful, and important history. The first Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz concert was held in Hartford in 1967. One year later, radio station WWUH was born.

Since then, jazz in Hartford has thrived and survived thanks to both of these cultural icons. WWUH has carried the Monday Night Jazz Series live on radio for almost all of these past 50 years. In the world of radio, airing live concerts from remote locations is an extreme rarity. Doing so week after week, year after year, and decade after decade, is unheard of—unless you’re in the Hartford area and listening to WWUH (91.3 FM).

WWUH has also aired jazz morning and night, Monday through Friday, since its inception.

For more information about the recognition event, please contact John Ramsey at ramsey@hartford.edu or 860-768-4703