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Arch City Radio Hour: Adonis Blue

Nick Garcia talks to Kiersten Rose (piano, vocals) and Brian Vacarro (guitar) of the band Adonis Blue, whose first album, Bloom, comes out November 23rd.  The band, which also features Mark Wallace (bass) and Kyle Honeycutt (drums), mixes jazz and pop with a light feel.  They'll talk about wine, musical influences and their upcoming album release party, which is Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at The Chapel.

Songs performed:

"Want the Change"



Mike Schrand began his radio career at St. Louis Public Radio as a live recording intern from 1986 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he acted as Jazz ‘Till Dawn producer and host and weekend announcer, occasional engineer for Jazzstream With Walter Parker and Jazz Unlimited and Morning Edition engineer and producer. From 1992 to 1995, Schrand worked in the corporate world, but returned as a weekend announcer in 1995. In 1996, Schrand was hired as St. Louis Public Radio Traffic Director and was promoted to Assistant Program Director in 1998 and Program Director in 2001. In his spare time he writes, sings, and plays bass in the local roots quartet Salt Of The Earth, and enjoys down time with his family in St. Louis City.