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K. Charles

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Artimacy [ART•ə•mə•sɪ]: A close or warm friendship with the offspring of human creativity; a feeling of belonging together with the genesis of beautiful or significant things. This podcast endeavors to go deeper than the eyes can see and the ears can hear. It is truly where art and intimacy collide, providing an in-depth view of what inspires the artist to create. Artimacy with K. Charles (aka Keanna Faircloth) is a two-hour program that spotlights Jazz and beyond and features artist interviews. Come take an intimate journey into the heart, mind and soul of the creative. Listen every Saturday and Sunday at 8 pm ET on DC Radio 96.3 HD4 and online at www.dcradio.gov.

THE Host

Keanna Faircloth (K. Charles) has enjoyed a career of nearly 20 years in jazz radio. She is the former host of Afternoon Jazz on WBGO 88.3 FM in Newark, NJ. Previously, she was an on-air host at Washington DC’s station for Jazz and Justice, WPFW 89.3 FM. She is a graduate of Howard University having majored in Music History with a minor in Classical Piano. She is a freelance writer for NPR Music, has worked for Radio One as an on-air personality, producer and voice-over talent, and has hosted and produced podcasts for several internet radio stations. To date, she has amassed literally hundreds of interviews and hosted festivals both nationally and internationally-- from the DC Jazz Festival to the NYC Winter JazzFest, to JazzFest Berlin. Follow Artimacy on SoundCloud, YouTube, SpotifyTwitter, and Instagram.

2022

Upcoming Appearances

May 14  - Talk with Sly5thAve - Wall to Wall Quincy Jones at Symphony Space

 

May 20 - Guest Contributor - NPR's All Songs Considered on New Music Friday

May 21 - Host - Master Series featuring Bertha Hope at Soapbox Gallery

For hosting inquiries, contact Michelle Taylor (Manager) at Passion Music Group, or email michelletaylor@passionmusicgroup.net.

 

ARTIMACY ACCOLADES

Interviewed Wynton Marsalis on the movie "Bolden". Interview was featured on WNOZ in New Orleans.

Wynton Marsalis interview was transcribed in Smooth Jazz Magazine.

Featured in Radio Ink as a "Future African American Leader in Radio" 

THE EPISODES

THE ARTISTS

ASIS - Alan and Stacey Schulman

ASIS - Alan and Stacey Schulman

Nicholas Ryan Gant

Nicholas Ryan Gant

Sly5thAve

Sly5thAve

NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman

NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman

Dr. Peter Archer

Dr. Peter Archer

Camille Thurman

Camille Thurman

Aaron Myers and Samuel Prather

Aaron Myers and Samuel Prather

Nicole Glover

Nicole Glover

Russell Hall

Russell Hall

Julius Rodriguez

Julius Rodriguez

Domo Branch

Domo Branch

Elijah Jamal Balbed and Giovanni Russonello

Elijah Jamal Balbed and Giovanni Russonello

Wayne Winborne and Alicia Olatuja at Artimacy Live at Clement's Place

Wayne Winborne and Alicia Olatuja at Artimacy Live at Clement's Place

T.K. Blue

T.K. Blue

Michael Olatuja

Michael Olatuja

Malcolm Jamal Warner

Malcolm Jamal Warner

Dr. Chelsey Green and Vanessa Reed

Dr. Chelsey Green and Vanessa Reed

Mark Kibble of Take 6

Mark Kibble of Take 6

NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington

NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington

Allison Miller

Allison Miller

Immanuel Wilkins

Immanuel Wilkins

Bert Caldwell

Bert Caldwell

JSWISS

JSWISS

Deborah Bond

Deborah Bond

Hosting the 2021 BRIC Jazz Fest

Hosting the 2021 BRIC Jazz Fest

Meshell Ndegeocello

Meshell Ndegeocello

Robert Glasper

Robert Glasper

Jazzmeia Horn at WBGO 88.3 FM

Jazzmeia Horn at WBGO 88.3 FM

Celebrating my Sweet 16 in Radio!

Celebrating my Sweet 16 in Radio!

3rd Annual Frederick Jazz Fest

3rd Annual Frederick Jazz Fest

Lafayette Gilchrist

Lafayette Gilchrist

Tamara Jade

Tamara Jade

Cecily

Cecily

Theo Croker

Theo Croker

Willard Jenkins

Willard Jenkins

Michael Franks

Michael Franks

Cam Poles

Cam Poles

Christian Scott ATunde Adjuah

Christian Scott ATunde Adjuah

Kayla Waters

Kayla Waters

Rochelle Rice

Rochelle Rice

Laurin Talese

Laurin Talese

The String Queens

The String Queens

Kenny Wesley

Kenny Wesley

Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler

Jonathan Butler

Michelle Blackwell

Michelle Blackwell

Ayanna Gregory

Ayanna Gregory

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Summer Pearson

Summer Pearson

Shacara Rogers

Shacara Rogers

Desiree Jordan and Kia Bennett

Desiree Jordan and Kia Bennett

Kayla Waters

Kayla Waters

Deandra Coleman

Deandra Coleman

Tony Craddock, Jr.

Tony Craddock, Jr.

Brent Birckhead

Brent Birckhead

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick

Sam Prather

Sam Prather

The Baylor Project

The Baylor Project

Kevin Eubanks

Kevin Eubanks

Sheléa

Sheléa

Wes Watkins

Wes Watkins

Reginald Cyntje

Reginald Cyntje

Aaron Diehl

Aaron Diehl

BOOMScat

BOOMScat

The Amours

The Amours

Harry Schnipper

Harry Schnipper

OnRaé LaTeal

OnRaé LaTeal

Fati

Fati