Ben Young's second interview with Professor Rich Falco
HOT TOPIC: REISSUES!!! If you have bought a jazz reissue within the past several years, chances are that Ben Young’s thumb prints will be on it! Working with such labels as Verve, BMG, Savoy, Mosaic and others, Ben worked catalogue development for more than 800 reissues! Visit his latest video interview here.
Ben Young's interview with Professor Rich Falco
"WKCR is remarkable in that it's run by students yet is unlike any other college radio station. What's the key to maintaining KCR's integrity and seriousness of purpose through the constant student staff turnover?"
"WKCR is the custodian of many unique recordings, both of performances and interviews. What are some of the more noteworthy of those?"
"... you've interviewed countless musicians and peripheral characters, with a waste-no-time zeal and a desire to document their first-hand stories before they're lost to history. Who has granted you some of your more revelatory interviews, and who out there would you still like to talk with?"
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