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KRWV-FM serves the communities of Gold Canyon, San Tan Valley, Queen Creek, Queen Valley, Apache Junction and East Mesa. Listening worldwide is possible with our quality Internet Stream.
Our demographics that we reach are all ages but our prime demographics are BOTH men and women ages 45+ Our research as of October 2018 based on listener requests, e-mails and polls make up a medium age of 59 years old. With our improved signal to the South recently our average listeners age is falling every month. Our average listeners age in San Tan Valley is now 47.
On his first new album in seven years, Grammy Award-winning conguero Poncho Sanchez celebrates the life and music of the iconic saxophonist John Coltrane. Now with 30 years onConcord Picante, Sanchez’s Trane’s Delight is a love letter from one musical pioneer to another, as the Latin Jazz legend pays homage to one of his earliest and most indelible influences. The joyous album arrives just in time for the late tenor titan’s 93rd birthday on September 23. The 11-track album features three classic Coltrane compositions and a pair of new compositions written in honor of the sax master, alongside a host of original pieces and classic favorites chosen to represent Sanchez’s wide spectrum of influences. Ultimately, Trane’s Delight offers a tribute not only to the stellar music and influence of the great John Coltrane, but a spotlight for the myriad ways that the tenor giant’s explorations have fueled courageous artists like Poncho Sanchez. The results, as on this passionate new album, would no doubt delight Trane’s searching spirit.
If you have listened to KRWV-FM 99.3 for any length of time you know that the radio station has a unique twist musically.
Scott Kramer programs "The Wave" 99.3's unique take on music and believes in "moody radio" as he calls it. Scott's concept for KRWV-FM is modeled around what he feels are people's activities during every hour of the day. The radio station sounds different in the morning on Monday than it sounds on Saturday morning during the same exact hour. Why? Because people are performing different activities on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. vs. Monday morning at 8 a.m. Most people I speak to on the street in our listening area say that they LOVE waking up "peacefully" on the weekends so we play New Age Music on both Saturday and Sunday mornings (6 a.m. to 9 a.m.) to ease people out of bed or for conversations with the station on in the background on the patio while sipping coffee or tea. Monday mornings people want the basics, weather, headline news, events in the community mentioned and of course add in a little humor too.
On-the-air since the age of 15 in his hometown of Rochester, Minnesota his first radio gig Scott went on to becoming in 1985 the youngest major market radio programmer in the country in Minneapolis at WWTC and prior to that stint he did afternoons 3-6 p.m. on one of the largest radio stations in the country KDWB 101.3 also in Minneapolis.
Scott has interviewed some of the largest names in music, Prince, LL Cool J, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Cyndi Lauper plus Sergio Mendes, and trumpeter Herb Albert to name a few.
When Scott relocated from Minnesota to Phoenix he was hired as mid-day host on Power 92 FM for several years and over seven years on-the-air at 98.7 "The Peak" until the station chenged to all-sports radio in January 2014.
My favorite gig EVER is simply programming 99.3 "The Wave", It's like painting on canvas! I'm able to use an unlimited amount of paint and creativity on "The Wave". As long as the listeners continue to say hello and share wonderful comments in the grocery store or at a restaurant that's all I need to hear! My goal is to create a refuge from ordinary radio. Thank you to EVERYONE for your support!
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