Nights for Friday 16 October 2009
Nights for 16 October 2009
7:06 pm Friday Night Theme
Music and fun.
Includes NZ Society, The Vault, Asian Report and other interesting snippets.
8 pm News & Weather
After it's resurgent pop-rock hey days during the 1980s, the saxophone was in danger of becoming unbearably unfashionable and dying out. But the sax lives on.
Who are the kiwi saxophonists who keep the fire burning? Nick Atkinson, a saxophonist himself, sifts through the sediment of endless jazz-funk jams to discover a living breathing horn culture kept alive by a diverse tribe of local players. From Lewis McCallum on his synth sax to tenor man Chris Neilson blowing his rootsy horn for House Of Shem, the globe-trotting Nathan Haines and Godfrey de Grut, currently gigging with Opensouls, a cross-section of kiwi saxophonists reveals a thoughtful group of talented musicians.
The history and importance of Diwali to the Hindu community.
The answer and the winner's chosen song.
9 pm News & Weather
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10 pm News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition:
11 pm News & Weather
11:06 Womad Taranaki 2009