Web_Banner_BridgeALICO (1).png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Fine Tuned Music Series - David Wild

Kateleigh Mills/KWBU Radio
David Wild poses at Klassy Glass Wine Bar off Austin Avenue on November 9th where his band, Dave Wild Trio, are playing.

Today on the Fine Tuned Music Series - KWBU's Kateleigh Mills talks with local jazz musician and author David Wild. The two discuss the Waco and Central Texas Jazz scenes, including his band the Dave Wild Trio, his study of John Coltrane and Wild's beginnings playing jazz. 

You can hear the full conversation with David Wild below. 

Fine Tuned Music Series: David Wild LONG VERSION | November 12, 2019 7:50 am

Listen to the music featured in David's interview below. 

Dave's solo performance of 'My Foolish Heart'

'Small No More' and 'Where Line Coverage' are songs on the Wild Sides Album by the Dave Wild Trio/Quartet featuring Dave Wild on piano, Ken Wild on bass and electric bass, Ralph Humphrey on drums and Larry Williams on alto and tenor saxophone. 

'Small No More' by Dave Wild Trio/Quartet from album Wild Sides
'Where Lines Converge' by Dave Wild Trio/Quartet from album Wild Sides

Learn more about David Wild on his website here

Some upcoming jazz events this month include: 

Thursday, November 14, 7:00 pm: Greg Bashara and Evan Klaras at Balcones Distillery, 225 South 11th Street, Waco, (254) 755-6003

Wednesday November 20, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm : CTJS Jazz Jam with Chuck Jennings Quartet (house band) Sponsored by Central Texas Jazz Society and Klassy Glass, located at 723 Austin Ave, Waco, 752-1808

Friday, November 29, 2019 7:00  pm: Chuck Jennings at Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Avenue, Waco, (254) 401-1443

Kateleigh joined KWBU in January 2019. She is an Oklahoma native that is making the move to Waco after working as an All Things Considered host and producer at affiliate KOSU Radio in Oklahoma City. She is a former NPR Next Generation Radio Fellow, a Society of Professional Journalists award winner, an Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame recipient for ‘Outstanding Promise in Journalism’ and the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association’s 2017 recipient for ‘College Newspaper Journalist of the Year.’ After finishing up her journalism degree early she decided to use her first year out of college to make the transition from print media to public radio. She is very excited to have joined KWBU and she is looking forward to all the opportunities it will bring - including providing quality journalism to all Texans.