The Junk and Jam Hour

The Junk and Jam Hour

The Junk and Jam Hour – produced, written and hosted by Christopher Albert – is a Talk-Radio program that provides its listeners with lively commentary, humorous satirical segments, extraordinary music and electric live performances, and foremost, features engaging interviews with new and seasoned comedians, musicians, writers and artists of all kinds. The Junk and Jam Hour exists to highlight and share the impressive projects and imaginative contributions of talented underground and groundbreaking artists. Tune in at www.radiofreebrooklyn.com More info at www.junkandjam.com... Show More

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September 27, 2020 61 min
Eve Soto – Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Soul/Pop/Gospel and R&B vocalist – as well as Creator and Founder of vocal training program Ready to Sing, calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to share her illustrious journey in music – which perhaps is no small coincidence, being that her father was a minister of music, and her opera singing grandmother was the second black woman to ever grace the revered stage of Carnegie Hall. After s...
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Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Frontman of the Chicago-based, 5-piece Indie Rock Band The Darling Suns – Robert Krause calls in to the Junk and Jam Hour to discuss his musical journey - from picking up his very first guitar, to his years-long battle with depression, anxiety and substances abuse - to finding his way back to music again. Initially banded for the sole purpose of backing up Krause for live shows, The Darling Suns so...
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Nigerian-American, Visual Artist, Activist, Designer and Author Biodun Abudu calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to share his remarkable journey of exploring his many creative endeavors – bravely going against the traditional gender roles that were set within the Nigerian culture. Beginning with his purpose as an accomplished storyteller and author, Biodun talks about using his literature and platform to not just tell the untold sto...
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Musician, Actor, Hostess, Designer and NYC Drag Star (not to mention really bad cook) - Viva Vidalia graces The Junk and Jam Hour with a call-in interview and divulges about the many challenges and rewards that accompany such a unique path to becoming one of NYC’s most sought after, premiere drag queen talents.  She opens up about her upbringing in the racially segregated Long Island; being afforded the opportunity to study and bec...
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Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer and Songwriter, Indie Alternative-Pop Artist Emmanuelle Sasson calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to talk about her impressive musical journey which began at the age of 2 when she picked up her very first guitar, leading her to learn how to also play the bass, drums, ukulele and piano - all by the age of 13. We also play some of her breathtaking music from her first EP - released straight out of high sc...
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Sculptor, Site-Specific Installation and Multidisciplinary Artist, Designer, Architect, Engineer, Educator and Provocateur - Abigail De Ville - calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to catch up with Host and fellow High School of Art and Design Alumnus - Christopher Albert - to largely discuss her journey to becoming an artist who unabashedly manufactures, emotive pieces of three-dimensional work, rooted in the stirring themes of the h...
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New York Native, Contemporary Abstract, Expressionist Artist, Healer, Educator and Author Michelle Sakhai calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to share her fascinating story of being of Persian and Japanese heritage, being a world-traveler since childhood, her journey as a scholar in the discipline of Fine Arts, to becoming a globally-renowned artist, represented by domestic and international galleries. On topic is her early music stu...
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May 16, 2020 59 min
Gay Pop/Rock Band & Duo, Fab the Duo - consisting of boyfriend musicians and songwriters Greg Driscoll and Brendan Eprile - offer their insights and musings about their illustrious journey in music, with an engagingly fun, at-home interview with host Christopher Albert. On topic are some of the ways they have remained creative in quarantine, of which they caught up to watching some cinematic staples, all the while completing t...
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In this special All Music Hour - host Christopher Albert features the electrifying pop music of Chrissy and The Get Go's, from their self-titled LP. Singer, Songwriter and Frontwoman of Chrissy & The Get Go’s, Chrissy Blazier also provides some insight to the production of their music, some analysis of their lyrics, her long journey to finding her own voice, her past work with Amy Grant and Wynonna Judd, the gift of being a...
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Producer and Host Day Thomas drops in to the Junk and Jam Hour at the Radio Free Brooklyn studio to talk about the exciting third season of his Cable TV Show Kickback N Chill, and the rewards and challenges of producing and executing his own program that specifically highlights the work and stories of artists of all kinds. Also on topic is Day's educational endeavors, working on his Physical Therapy studies at Brooklyn College,...
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Japanese-American Film and TV Producer and Activist David Okada pays a visit to The Junk and Jam Hour at the Radio Free Brooklyn studio to graciously open up about his upbringing - which of all places began when his very American parents met in a Japanese Internment Camp, at the outset of WWII. Also on topic is his fascinating early career in computer science and telecommunications, his service in the US Air Force and his journey i...
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Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist Emil Mella along with Singer, Writer and Keyboardist Stacy Grinberg of NYC Band Dátela Darling - both join Christopher in the Radio Free Brooklyn studio to graciously showcase some of their extraordinary music. Seriously - their live acoustic on-air set is quite beautifully performed!! On topic are their musical influences, which ranges from everything from classical, to folk, jazz, blues and disco ...
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Music, film and artist couple and duo BriGuel - consisting of wife and husband Brianne and Miguel - drop into the Junk and Jam Hour with the most exciting surprise to grace the Radio Free Brooklyn Studio - their 6-week-old gift and daughter, Aiyanna. They discuss with host Christopher Albert about their chance meeting at a time when they were both seeking change, growth - and in Miguel's case - a little more faith - before find...
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Jacque Ryal, the front woman of Electronic, Alternative Synth Duo Group RYAL, calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to talk to Host Christopher Albert about the amazingly dynamic collaboration between her as a singer, songwriter and keyboardist - and her equally talented producer and songwriter Aaron Nevezie - who helped to push and challenge her into a new direction musically. Together - it is Ryal’s core belief that music is the most...
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Musician, Pianist, Vocalist, Producer and Moon Man – Luis Mojica calls in to The Junk and Jam Hour to talk to Christopher about his latest collection of music, from the LP 'How A Stranger is Made' . With its chamber-pop, piano-driven songs, this album spellbindingly delves into themes of androgyny, male identity, sexuality & spirituality, which the Kingston Times describes as, "the most powerful record of 2019...a l...
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Gabi Feliciano and Jake Nevarro, the Vocalist/Saxophonist and Drummer of 5-Piece Soul-Prog Band Chameleonize, drop by the Radio Free Brooklyn studio to talk about and share their amazingly unique, and groovin' contemporary music with host Christopher Albert on The Junk and Jam Hour. On topic, of course is their music-making process - and how they collaborate and formulate their music, which is embedded in soul and progressive ...
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Sam Sumpter - Writer, Editor and Host of Bands Do Bk - a broadcast program where she interviews artists and musicians about their recommendations for the best spots for entertainment and dining in Brooklyn, joins host of The Junk and Jam Hour Christopher Albert at the Radio Free Brooklyn studio for an impromptu interview herself. While Sam admittedly was vehemently grossed out by the opening Not-So-Fake-Really-Weird-News story of t...
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Abrianna De La Torre - a 13-year-old, 8th Grade Junior High School Student - joins Christopher Albert on her day off, for a fun recording of The Junk and Jam Hour at the Radio Free Brooklyn studio. The hour begins with presumably, a more accurate Christopher Columbus lesson than the one she has already attained from school, and other than the topic of - of which she shares she has earned a B+ in a math test - Abrianna then educ...
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Entrepreneur, Producer and Founder of Froze Productions Inc. Osariemen "Tootie" Uwaifo - also known as Tootie the CEO - joins Christopher Albert on The Junk and Jam Hour to share her fascinating journey as an artist and producer - beginning with her upbringing in a Native-American and Nigerian household; her affinity for her hometown of the the Bronx and her disappointment with the disappearance of affordable housing; and m...
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November 12, 2019 58 min
Critically acclaimed, Alternative Indie music artist Levina Lye - Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Emo-Queen and Founder of True Lyes Entertainment - drops by The Junk and Jam Hour at the Radio Free Brooklyn studio to chat with host Christopher Albert about what inspires her to write and create music that feels good, her struggles with depression and finding a way to love herself, and why her fans are so important to her and how they ...
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