WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for December, 2013. Shows #870 to #873; 5-December-2013 to 26-December-2013 Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order. Compiled by Bill Fox The Special Focus for December was Matt Borghi.
This edition of JazzSet features a double helping of Wynton Marsalis celebrating New Year's Eve.
First, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra musicians play King Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton, merging "Dippermouth Blues" and "New Orleans Bump." Then, Marsalis invites Vince Giordano and members of his band, The Nighthawks, to play tunes made famous by Louis Armstrong in the Hot Fives and Sevens recordings.
On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for January is Detlef Keller. Born in Duisburg, Germany, Detlef Keller bought his first synthesizer in 1974. Inspired by Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, and Vangelis, Detlef produced his first album on cassette in 1993. Since 1994, he has been a member of the trio of Broekhuis, Keller, and Schonwalder.