Tuesday morning, Scott McDowell will pay tribute to free jazz musician and mentor Bill Dixon, founder of the Jazz Composers Guild, who passed away last week at the age of 84. On The Long Rally, 6/22 from 6 to 9 AM (web-only). Watch a trailer here for Going to the Center, the 2009 short film by Robert O'Hair and Jeff Burns about Dixon's work.
7SD! UCB! USA! Seven Second Delay will broadcast live from the Upright Citizens Brigade theater on 26th Street in Manhattan. Join Ken and Andy with special guests including Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords, The Daily Show), cartoonist and illustrator Drew Friedman, and New York whistling champion Steve Herbst. Tickets are a mere $5 and you can go here to make reservations. Wednesday 6/23, 6 to 7 PM.
Evan "Funk" Davies is joined by Das Black Milk and Fulmarine Petrels to celebrate Scrantapalooza, EFD's mini-festival of love for the flourishing Scranton, PA rock scene. Das Black Milk have a new album, Talk To Your Body, about which the Leopard Libido blog will tell you more. Listen to the live sets on Wednesday 6/24, from 9 PM to midnight.
Australian singer and songwriter Sally Seltmann (Sally Seltmann, New Buffalo, Feist) does a set for Night People, Thursday 6/24 from midnight to 3 AM. Her new record, Heart That's Pounding, is out now on the Arts & Crafts label. "Dream About Changing" is a pretty track from it.
WFMU favorites Reigning Sound return to the Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T on Saturday! Especially if you missed them at Southpaw and Maxwell's last weekend, be sure to listen to the band whose most recent release Love and Curses (In The Red, 2009) was Terre's number-one record of the year. 6/26 from 3 to 6 PM.
Lastly, Rob Weisberg will welcome saxophonist/producer Ilhan Ersahin to the studio for a live performance with his Turkish improv combo Istanbul Sessions, a supergroup consisting of some of Turkey's prominent pop stars and studio musicians. Catch them on Transpacific Sound Paradise Saturday 6/26, from 6 to 9 PM, before they come to Central Park Summerstage on July 3.