WMM welcomes Guest Producer – Patrick Sprehe

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Guest Producer Patrick Sprehe

Mark welcomes Patrick Sprehe, of Center Cut Records, who joins us as “Guest Producer.” Patrick earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education from The University of Kansas, and his Masters in Secondary School Administration from the University of Central Missouri. He served with the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan after the fall of the Soviet Union, and taught English as a Second Language at a community college in Raleigh, NC. Patrick taught for several years at an International Baccalaureate magnet middle school in Raleigh, before he moved to Oakland, CA. to teach at an international language school in Berkeley, California. From there he moved to Tokyo, Japan, to teach English as a Foreign Language. Patrick worked for 13 years teaching English at Academie Lafayette in KC. Patrick & James Andrews founded Center Cut Records in 2017, and released Calvin Arsenia’s album “Cantaloupe” in the fall of 2018, the EP “Honeydew” in 2019, and Calvin’s follow-up, “LA Sessions” recorded with legendary session players. In 2020, Center Cut released Fritz Hutchison’s solo debut “Wide Wild Acres” and remastered & re-released nationally, The Black Creatures’ “Wild Echoes,” earning “Album of the Year” recognition from The Pitch. In 2022 Center Cut released The Black Creatures’ “By Thy Hand,” voted “Best Local Album” by The Pitch. In 2023 center Cut is focused on reissuing some lost gems from KC artists, as part of the label’s Buried Treasure series. More info at: www.centercutrecords.com

Patrick will spin tracks from: Jorge Ben, Caetano Veloso, Moreno Veloso, Eliane Elias, Marisa Monte, Bebel Gilberto, Everything But The Girl, Shonen Knife, Guitar Wolf, The’s, Pizzicato Five, PUFFY, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Kim Jung Mi2, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Little Big Man, Busker Busker, One Plus One, Quarter/Back, This Is Not Love, Moscow Beat, and more.

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