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Producer Carl Gustafson interviewed on Wyoming Sounds

Luke Foering
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Carl Gustafson (left) and Grady Kirkpatrick (right)

Laramie native and MOJA producer Carl Gustafson on Wyoming Sounds.

Grady Kirkpatrick talks with project producer Carl Gustafson from Laramie about MOJA: A Music Saga. It's the story of African-influenced music through seven generations.

Moja: Volume 1
Moja: a music saga
Moja: Volume 1

Grady has taken a circuitous route from his hometown of Kansas City to Wyoming. Sometime after the London Bridge had fallen down, he moved to Arizona and attended Arizona State University and actually graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. ("He's a Lumberjack and he's OK……..!") He began his radio career in Prescott in 1982 and eventually returned to Kansas City where he continued in radio through the summer of 1991. Public Radio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky beckoned him to the bluegrass state where he worked as Operations/Program Manager at WKMS in Murray and WNKU in Highland Heights just across the Ohio from Cincinnati.