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ON THE SCENE This Weekend: Jim Breuer, David Benoit and Our Best Of ’13

December 21, 2013

If you only know Jim Breuer as “Goat Boy” from his Saturday Night Live years, or the stoner characters he’s played…you will be shocked by the interview you’ll see “ON THE SCENE” this weekend. He speaks with me openly about his wife’s brave battle against breast cancer, caring for his 90 year old father who is in deteriorating health and the crisis it caused in his parents’ marriage. 

And I sit down at the piano with composer David Benoit on a snowy Friday afternoon at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. When our previously scheduled artist was stuck for hours at the Nashville airport and couldn’t make the interview, David  jumped in that very afternoon and welcomed “ON THE SCENE” to his rehearsal. It’s an interesting interview and you’ll learn why this composer credited as being one of the originators of the “smooth jazz” genre…loathes the term. 

And I look forward to this every year: our Best Of list, a compilation of our favorites interviews of the year just ending. See who made the list!  Watch News 12 New Jersey Saturday and Sunday, December 21st and 22nd, at 11 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM each day to catch “ON THE SCENE.”

From all of us, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and thanks for supporting our show.