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Blues After Hours; Reflections on Mai Cramer

03/06/2002

March 6, 2002 Staff Reflections on Mai Cramer WGBH Radio Culture Desk Blues After Hours Mai Cramer, host producer 1. Sharon Brody, force of nature - 1:35 2. Ron Jones, supervising Mai always interesting - 0:55 3. Ron Jones, consummate professional - 1:02 4. Ron Jones, public radio fortunate to have her - 0:40 5. Ray Smith, kindred spirit - 1:15 6. Ray Smith, cherished chapter in music - 0:25 7. Brian O’ Donovan, crossover between Celtic and blues - 1:04 8. Brian O’ Donovan, Mai was an entity - 0:54 9. Brian O’ Donovan, intense person - 0:58 10. Brian O’ Donovan, we’ve lost dependability - 0:45 11. Steve Schwartz, energy, having fun at late hour - 1:27 12. Steve Schwartz, a joy to know, great standards - 1:26 13. Alan Mattes, big names loved Mai - 0:45


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Series
Blues After Hours
Program
Reflections on Mai Cramer
Series Description

Radio

Blues after Hours aired every Friday and Saturday night at 9:00pm online and on air at 'GBH 89.7fm. In 1978 Mai Cramer moved to Boston and WGBH, creating Blues After Hours. Cramer's wide-ranging musical appetite — from acoustic to jump blues, urban to R&B, with a little Delta and a lot of South Side Chicago mixed in — won her millions of ardent fans. She hosted the show until her death in 2002. Series release date: 5/11/1996

Program Description

Radio Series Description: Blues after Hours aired every Friday and Saturday night at 9:00pm online and on air at 'GBH 89.7fm. In 1978 Mai Cramer moved to Boston and WGBH, creating Blues After Hours. Cramer's wide-ranging musical appetite — from acoustic to jump blues, urban to R&B, with a little Delta and a lot of South Side Chicago mixed in — won her millions of ardent fans. She hosted the show until her death in 2002.

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Broadcast program

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Audio

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Recorded Music
Topics
Music
Citation
Chicago: “Blues After Hours; Reflections on Mai Cramer,” 03/06/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F11308223E8042CB9C4D65772E294E42.
MLA: “Blues After Hours; Reflections on Mai Cramer.” 03/06/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F11308223E8042CB9C4D65772E294E42>.
APA: Blues After Hours; Reflections on Mai Cramer. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F11308223E8042CB9C4D65772E294E42
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