RADIO: Miles Electric Band Founder / Drummer Vince Wilburn, Jr. Launches “Evolution of the Groove” at KPFK
Free Form Progressive Platform Covers A Multitude Of Genres In The Spirit Of Miles
Miles Electric Band founder/drummer Vince Wilburn, Jr. brings radio show “Evolution Of The Groove” to KPFK Radio 90.7FM in Los Angeles. In the spirit of Miles, the free form, progressive platform will cover a multitude of genres and topics, designed to keep the cultural conversation moving forward.
Host Wilburn, Jr., along with Grammy-winning audio engineer Dave Hampton, will take a deep dive into music, art and culture with no genre boundaries, the first three Friday’s of each month between 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. PST. “Evolution of The Groove” debuts September 7 with a special Chicago segment featuring Darryl Jones, Tom Tom Washington and Michael White.
The title “Evolution Of The Groove” is taken from a 2007 Miles Davis re-mix EP featuring Nas and Santana, which Wilburn, Jr. is a producer on. Davis, widely noted as one of the most innovative musicians of all time, is the uncle and musical mentor of Wilburn, Jr.
Check out the theme song here:
Comments Wilburn, Jr.: “Coming to KPFK with my own show feels like home. The family has done so many dope interviews at the station. It’s good to be home.”
“We are excited to have Vince join the KPFK family with his passion and energy for the arts with no boundaries, filters, or mandatory playlists. KPFK has been a platform for artists and DJ’s to share their stories, music, and we have no doubt Vince will deliver the groove” – Anyel Z. Fields, GM.
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