Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
It's Friday night. Time to unwind with our regular Friday night feature on This Just In.
The weekend has finally arrived.
The sun has set.
The evening sky has erupted.
Let's put controversy and provocative blogs aside for the rest of this work week and smooth our way into Saturday and Sunday.
Tonight, thrilling music to make you proud to be an American.
We need an open.
But not just any open.
It must be…..
Knock your socks off open.
I’m pretty sure we’ve got one.
I'd call that rousing.
Biography.com calls him “one of the most significant and popular American composers of all time. He began his musical education at age 11, when his family bought a second-hand upright piano….After dropping out of school at age 15, (he) earned an income by making piano rolls for player pianos and by playing in
There’s no telling how much greater his phenomenal body of work would have been. George Gershwin died when he was just 38 of a brain tumor.
Here is the Isle of Swing Big Band from
The legendary Glenn Miller played in the orchestra pit band of the Broadway show, “Strike Up The Band.” Other members of Red Nichols’ orchestra: Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Jimmy Dorsey and Jack Teagarden. Miller soon became a star with his trademark sound.
Lyricsfreak.com writes, “Miller talked about his style in the May, 1939 issue of Metronome magazine. ‘You'll notice today some bands use the same trick on every introduction; others repeat the same musical phrase as a modulation into a vocal. We're fortunate in that our style doesn't limit us to stereotyped intros, modulations, first choruses, endings or even trick rhythms. The fifth sax, playing clarinet most of the time, lets you know whose band you're listening to. And that's about all there is to it’."
Yes, the lady with the sparklers in her hat. What would you like?
You say you want.....
I don't quite understand.
The monkey did.......huh?
Yes, yes, yes.
The tail, the flagpole. I get it now.
Here is the USAF Heritage of America Band.
That’s it for this evening.
Have a wonderful holiday weekend.
God bless the