What’s your name and your DJ name?
Pete Amaral, shortened to Pete Amahl, my stage name
What’s the name of your show, and when is it on?
The Night Visitor, Monday evenings, 4:00 to 6:00.
Please describe your show. What’s its format?
Mainly it’s jazz and rhythm & blues, from the community, both local musicians and national. I like to intercede and tell stories about my experiences being around some of the artists I was lucky enough to play with, and that is what I call it: luck. It’s ongoing because I still get a chance to be playing with people. Most of what I play on my show is the music that influenced my early life both as a person and a musician, so at my age we’re looking at the late ‘50s through the ‘80s. I play records from the extensive West Coast jazz collection that was passed on to me, and records of that era from the East Coast as well because that’s where I grew up, Fall River, Massachusetts. The West Coast is mostly big band, also a lot of combos. And spoken word from that era—I love it!Continue reading “Pete Amahl”