Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm, I took a day off from politics/issues and talked about all things jazz ahead of International Jazz Day, which is Saturday, April 30th.

Bonnie Gomes, President of 3G Broadcasting (parent company of 1540 AM WADK Newport and Mixx 99.3), joined me to chat about the jazz music returning to 1540 AM every weekend.

Deborah Ross, Director of Education for Newport Festivals Foundation, and  Ben Marcoux, Bandleader for Newport Jazz Festival-NJF Assembly, joined me to chat about Newport Jazz Assembly, the Newport festivals and more.

Listen 12:30pm to 2pm

http://wadk.com/assets/podcaster/459/2016_04_28_459_44299_4013.mp3

Listen 1pm to 2pm

http://wadk.com/assets/podcaster/459/2016_04_28_459_44298_4013.mp3

Listen to The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore every weekday from 12:30pm to 2pm on 1540 AM WADK Newport.

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Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.