Wind & Rhythm on 88.7-1

Sundays at 7pm
  • Hosted by Doug Brown

How did you learn to love classical music? You may be one of the more than 40 million people in America - an eighth of the population - who played in a wind band, something that changes you forever. The band community is large and you may be surprised by number of compositions written for wind bands. Host Doug Brown has a huge library and loves to share it with you. Play your part, join us at the gathering place for people who love band music, Wind & Rhythm.

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They have topped out the skyscraper in New York that started out with the name Freedom Tower but has been formally named One World Trade Center. It is gorgeous and is the tallest building in the western hemisphere. What an incredible accomplishment for a city that shows it’s steely resolve. That resilience, that spirit is so compelling that we need to celebrate it. This program started out as a foreign vantage point of the city of New York, but even that title is too broad to fit into one...

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It won’t be long until we celebrate Independence Day... at least that is the official celebration. On the 4th of July in 1776 the members of congress of the thirteen original states finally came to agreement and signed the Declaration of Independence. As history informs us, it wasn’t until 1781 that the war was over... 5 years. Of course there were subsequent battles, but every year on the 4th of July we have a chance to celebrate... How we actually celebrate is a personal matter, but in the...

Tulsas own Doug Brown adds his program to the WRR lineup beginning April 1, 2012 A few years ago, Doug had an idea for a program which featured only wind bands, his first love in music. We thought that was a great idea and helped nurture Wind & Rhythm . His program, which has now aired more than 179 episodes, spread to 12 stations throughout Oklahoma and Arkansas. Were tickled pink that WRR, Dallas commercial classical station, has also picked up his program, especially since Big-D is...