WPKN Archives: Kevin Gallagher

Host profile: Kevin Gallagher

"New" - Kevin's favorite music for 2018 -  Albums songs Latin Jazz and Jazz - Scroll own

Passionate about WPKN radio, Live Music, Our ecology, Progressive Politics, Gourmet cooking, good red wine, detective novels, John Garfield movies, gardening and farming.

Audio/Video - Documentarian. Businessman selling Organic Lawn and Garden and farming products.

Digging in the Dirt - Mondays at 5 pm  

Digging in the Dirt is Kevin's, ½ hour or so, interview program where we dig a little deeper into subject matter that gets little play in the so called mass media. I'm interested in healthy food, farming, gardening, Climate change, pollution and a myriad of other environmental issues and growing tomatoes. My guests have included everyone from  Dianna Cohen the co-founder and Executive Director of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, Mark Fulford a well known, independent farm consultant and educator, Dan Kittredge founder and Executive Director of the Bionutrient Food Association, The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann, Ct. Organic farmer Bryan O'Hara, garlic farmer Doug Johnson of Sunrise, Sunset Farm in Woodbury CT. and many many other farmers, scientists and leaders of the healthy soil movement. A lot of talk about soil and dirt from people like Ray Archuleta, Micheal Astera, Dr. Elaine Ingham, Paul Bogard and Doug Decandia of the BFA. If you like to garden or worry about the future of our Mother earth for our children and our children's children, listen in.

Kevin Gallagher's - Favorite Albums of 2018

Charles Lloyd and the Marvels with Lucinda Williams -Vanished Garden – Blue Note

Betty Lavette – Things have changed

I'm with her - See you around

Eric Bibb – Global Griot

John Prine - the Tree of Forgiveness

Courtney Barnett – Tell me How you feel

Rodney Crowell – Acoustic Classics

Buddy Guy – The Blues is Alive and well

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite – No Mercy in this land

Van Morrisson - The Prophet speaks

 

Kevin Gallagher's Favorite ten Songs of 2018

No Roots – Alice Merton – No Roots EP

Dust - Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Willams – Vanished Garden

Ain't that fine – I'm with her – See you around

We don't care – Eric Bibb & Habib Koite _ Global Griot

The Prophet speaks/Aint gonna moan no more – Van Morriision - Singles

Two men talking - Tom Petty - An American Treasure

Vote 'Em out & God's Problem child– Willie Nelson – Live single

John Brown- Marc Ribot w/ Faye Victor – Songs of Resistance 1942-2018

Things have changed – Betty Lavette - Things have changed

The only Thing worth fighting for _Rosanne Cash – She remembers everything

Bonus
The storm won't come – Richard Thompson – 13 Rivers

Mandolin Orange - Golden Ember - Tides of a tear Drop 2019

 

Kevin Gallagher - Favorite Latin Jazz CD's of 2018

Jazz Tango – The Pablo Ziegler Trio -

West Side Story Re-imagined - The Bobby Sanabria Big Band

Cinque – Elio Villafranca

Jazz Latin – Bill O'Connell w/ Lincoln Gomes & Robby Ameen

Encountras – Orquestra Atlantica -Antonio Adolfo Hybrido Grammy Nominee

The Grand Concourse -Dayramir Gonzales

Bata 2 – Chucho Valdez

Back to the Sunset – Dafnis Prieto Big Band

Full Circle & Miz Luz Mayor - Eddie Palmieri 82 years old

Landmark – Mika Pohjola, Miguel Zenon, Johanna Grussner, Fernando Huergo 

 

Kevin Gallagher's - Favorite jazz CD's of 2018

New Jawn– Christian McBride

Heaven and Earth - Kamasi Washington

Presence – Orin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band

Thicker than Water – Brian Bromberg

Super Best - Ahmad Jamal 88 yrs

Live at the Albert hall -Gregory Porter

Joshua Redman – Still Dreaming

Julian Lange – Modern Lore

Cecile McLorin Salvant - The Window - Mack Ave

Emanon - Wayne Shorter -Blue Note

 

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