Originally broadcast on Friday, February 24, 2017
In-Studio Guests: BILLY FOSTER & RENEE MILES-FOSTER
Tom's in-studio guests on this edition of "A Look At The Arts" is jazz performers BILLY FOSTER and his wife/musical partner RENEE MILES-FOSTER.
Foster is a former member of the Valparaiso University Faculty Jazz Trio, and currently the band leader of The Billy Foster Quartet, which features Renee on vocals.
Billy Foster has recorded a variety of albums over the years, spent 35-years as a music teacher in the Gary Public School system and jazz piano instructor at Valparaiso University. He is also the host/producer of "Billy Foster's Jazz Zone" radio program on Gary's WGVE 88.7FM.
Foster is the producer of and is performing in -- "The I.U. Northwest Jazz History Concert featuring Billy Foster" -- a special February 28 Black History event at Indiana University Northwest's Bergland Auditorium. Keep up with the Fosters online at: www.billyfoster.com
The 2-hour (6-8pm) concert event -- also features Lannie Turner (drums), vocalist Renee Miles-Foster and other special invited guests. The event is being presented by The Office of Diversity, Equity and MultiCultural Affairs Northwest. More: www.iun.edu/diversity.