People

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    People, nature, life and music, of all genres and eras, fill me with joy! My goal is to share those passions with our WXPR listeners. I often attempt to communicate through the music and I enjoy the back-stories to some of the music.

    I...

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    Hosts that rock!

  • Blues Friday Host

    I strive to share all styles of blues with a special emphasis on its earlier root forms and the early blues pioneers, ‘cause “from the roots come the fruits.”

    I think repeated exposure to many styles of blues music is the key to...

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  • Polka Host

    Don Sidlowski is a native of the Chicago Suburbs (Orland Park) where he grew up in an ethnic Polish-Czech family. From his earliest childhood days, he was immersed in polka and waltz music in both styles and learned to sing many of these songs...

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    I really enjoy programming a variety of music for the listeners and I always hope they appreciate it.

  • Board of Directors/ Blues Friday Host

    Jeff Burke is always listening, always getting ready for his next show.  He loves the blues, all forms, plus R&B, soul, rock, funk, gospel and of course jazz. He weaves it into the music format because blues is the godfather of it all.    <...

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  • Marketing Manager and Volunteer Coordinator

    Email Jessie

    Jessie joined WXPR in 2003. She grew up in southern Wisconsin, but her Grandparents have always called the Northwoods home.

    She feels thrilled to work with such a talented and...

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