In 2011 The West 79th Street Funk Jazz Band made history as the first band to play live on Reach around Radio an internet based radio show that officially launched on August 11, 2010. Invited by DJ Alwayz, on October 6th, 2011 the W79SFJB played a song from their up coming album “Don’t Forget.”
The show is aired and streamed live utilizing UStream to telecast RAR’s raucousness live in-studio on LATalkLive.com and making greater use of social media to maintain their accessibility. George had a hard time getting the band members names right and Funny man Speedy took advantage of it. Get it right next time George!
"It's always good going back to the hood, giving back, and playing for the community!"