Lee Hay

Announcer & Producer

Lee Hay has worked at all three Cincinnati Public Radio stations: WGUC in the mid-70's, WMUB in the late 70's, and WVXU since 1984. She is currently executive producer/host of the award-winning arts program Around Cincinnati Sunday evenings and The Blues on Saturday evenings. Her radio work has been awarded numerous awards including one from the Ohio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, numerous Communicator Awards, Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association. Most recently she has received a Certificate of Merit from the Gabriel Awards for The Journey from Within; and recognition from the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association for Cincinnati Baseball: Crosley Field (2011) and The Who Concert: 30 Years Later and Baseball: A Little Known Chapter (2010). Hay is also WVXU's music director and with her jazz background was the Cincinnati correspondent for downbeat magazine.

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Music
1:48 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Jazz Trumpeter Donald Byrd passes away

The influential jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd died on Monday, 2/4/13, at the age of 80, his nephew has said.  Alex Bugnon, a jazz pianist, reported his uncle's death on Thursday, though it has yet to be confirmed.  Bugnon wrote on his own Facebook page: "Donald passed away Monday in Delaware, where he lived. His funeral will be held in Detroit sometime next week. I have no more patience for this unnecessary shroud of secrecy placed over his death by certain members of his immediate family. "

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Music
1:23 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Jazz Concert at Blue Wisp Jazz Club

Composer and pianist Amina Figarova will perform in 12 US cities with her sextet 2/ 10-3/11 in support of her recent album Twelve. The band will present a concert at the Blue Wisp Jazz Club in Cincinnati on Sat, 2/23. http://thebluewisp.com

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The Blues with Lee Hay
11:34 am
Mon February 11, 2013

The Blues: January 5, 2013

The Blues with Lee Hay
11:29 am
Mon February 11, 2013

The Blues: February 9

New Cars, Trucks, SUV's and More
12:32 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Cincinnati Auto Expo

One of the great weekends of winter is going to the Duke Energy Convention Center to see the annual Cincinnati Auto Expo, presented by the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association and Hart Productions. Lee Hay speaks with Charlie Howard, executive vice-president of the GCADA about this year’s presentation of new cars, trucks, SUV’s, hybrids and crossovers, opening on February 20.


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