I sat down with Alex Smith and Taylor Howard of Boise-based College Level a few days after the debut of their full-length, Class Act Shit Show.
New Music | November 2021 (E49). We take a page from Chris Bro's show All Things Next and share new music from this good 2021.
Robert Glasper at the Blue Note (E48) Sam, Mitch, Malissa, Brian, Eitan, Running Lady, and Don't Know Her Name Lady. We were Table #1 at the Blue Note on Thursday…
This curiosity is here, in the middle of great radio shows, because it... is... a... great radio show. And oh so interesting for anyone who loves music.
It's a quick study but an interesting one I think. We explore the song The Nightfly by Donald Fagen - the namesake for this show in this single-song episode.
What is the latest from Huey Lewis and the News? The Fixx. Juliana Hatfield. Let's find out.
Dave delivers... the goods in part four of four. We start with Bach (yes J S Bach) and move through some final selections from Dave's playlist.
This playlist started out small, got huge, was winnowed down again, and took on a life of its own. Lester the Nightfly Live - Autumn.
"Roy Haynes is like a father to me," says Kikoski. At 96 years old - we want to call Mr. Haynes a national treasure.
During his short life, Charlie Parker changed the course of music. Like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, he was a pioneering composer and improviser who ushered in a new era of jazz and influenced subsequent generations of musicians, writers and artists.
The great Dave Kikoski, Jazz Piano Man joins PJ Ewing on a multi-part interview on Lester the Nightfly.
We conclude our Heidi four-part series with some singer-songwriters, epic voices and sublime harmonies.
Heidi Ewing stuns us all with Frank Ocean, Pedro Infante... and some seagulls.
In part two with Heidi Ewing we discuss music from The Smiths, Prince, Wings, Jose Jose, Shy Girls and Angela Carrasco. Only on LTNF.
The Cocteau Twins to Arthur Russell. An interview and playlist with Heidi Ewing, Part One. Paralysis and Euphoria.
Part 2 - with Mel Russo. Old classics, hot new house music... "eclectic" is on center stage this week.
Mel arrives at LTNF with a vast amount of musical knowledge. It began when she was a child in a music household. Opera, classical, jazz music filled her ears from a young age.
Run Brian Run. The 5k Playlist. Songs that will get you across the finish line in record time, with special guest Brian Basilico.
The Jazz Vibrations of Victor Lewis (E33). Our host, PJ Ewing, sees a jazz show in Manhattan e voilá... we have a radio show.
Livingston, NJ native and rock singer Steve Ferman takes us through the rock and roll of his youth. Queen, The Cars, Frampton… you get the idea. In this case we take a hard look at the words behind the metal and make some startling discoveries.
Alicia Nicole Sound and Color. Here she continues to share her inspirations and even a few more of her original tracks on this part 2 of our interview.
When Heaven Comes (E30) - a world premiere song from LA-based singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Nicole. On LTNF.
Sean Cochran loves Phish so much he was willing to contribute tons of time and energy to make this show simply amazing. This LTNF episode is well worth hearing.
In this part 2 of the LTNF interview with Scott we move through Page, Beck, Harrison and even throw in a pinch of Marr - for good measure.
Rock and Roll Guitars (E27) with special guest Scott Lask. Zeppelin, Zeppelin and more Led Zeppelin this week on LTNF.
Well... OK - we don't know that Lily loves Lester. We hope she does. But one thing is clear... Lily and Lester had a ton of fun putting together two radio shows for you to hear..
We have the gift of music chosen for us by singer, songwriter and enchantress, Lily Frost.
We pick up the conversation where we left off last week - amidst some nuclear angst. This is part two of a two part series.
You may have missed Punk and Post- Punk bands and music by listening to Bananarama. 80's Social Commentary Music on LTNF.
How Do You Like Your Pop Music? Light and Sweet... most likely. So that's what we have on Lester the Nightfly this week.
From the funny (Weird Al, Blue Oyster Cult) to the sublime (The Eagles) to the inspirational (Archie Bell and the Drells), Raphi gives us a peak at the music that has accompanied his life so far.
Make Some Noise with Raphi Salem (E20) Raphi Salem sat down for an extensive interview about high school, religion, New York and... of course... music. It went on for hours.…
Cork and I thought we were just going Thanks to the beauty of radio, the ability to dive into my record collection, and Cork's riveting stories, this episode of Lester the Nightfly took on a life of its own
The best shows come from the minds of others... namely our guests. Tonight, on this episode of LTNF, we have the pleasure of introducing to you a guy with a…
The Met closed last Winter and has been dark since. At the time of this writing it is looking really good for a return in September 2021. That's the plan.
First the echo and then the whisper, and then it can almost, just possibly, audibly be made out clearly.... shhh... phshs... pHisH... Phish... PHISH... PHISH... PHISH!!!!