/ Modified apr 30, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Spotlight Session: The Django Shredders take classic Gypsy jazz to the next level.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a food bank in Phoenix is offering assistance to as many as 8 families every 90 seconds.

Django shredders in story VIEW LARGER Django Shredders
Django Shredders / Facebook
Arizona Spotlight

April 30, 2020

(Download MP3)

Featured on the April 30th, 2020 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • In part four of our series about food insecurity, Alisa Ivanitskaya asks Jerry Brown, the director of media relations at St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance to discuss how prioritizing the safety of its customers and volunteers has helped St. Mary's Food Bank in Phoenix to adapt and become more efficient A non-profit organization, St. Mary's Food Bank exists to help feed hungry families in Phoenix and nine other Arizona counties. You can find their help page here.
Food bank before the pandemic Before the COVID-19 pandemic from 250 to 300 people were volunteering to pack food boxes daily at St.Mary's Food Bank.
Alisa Ivanitskaya / AZPM
  • And, listen to the swinging rhythms of Rudy Marquez and Alex Ciavarelli, The Django Shredders, as performed in the AZPM radio studio, recorded and mixed by Jim Blackwood. The Django Shredders visited Tucson last December, when they were on their way to play two shows in Green Valley.

The Django Shredders performing in the AZPM radio studio in December, 2020.

By posting comments, you agree to our
AZPM encourages comments, but comments that contain profanity, unrelated information, threats, libel, defamatory statements, obscenities, pornography or that violate the law are not allowed. Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed. Comments in violation of this policy will be removed. Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site.

By submitting your comments, you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution.
AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona