Jazz with WHQR

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10:27 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Radio-Active Jazz: Willard Fields and the Return of Local Jazz to WHQR

In the quiet of the WHQR music library, on a slow Sunday afternoon, Willard Fields sat across from me at a large writing desk. His easy manner reflects a life doing mostly what he feels passionate about – radio and jazz.

Fields speaks with pride about his father who was one of the first black broadcasters in the Midwest, but music, it must be said, is what lit Fields' path in broadcasting.

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