David Fleming

KVCR Producer

David Fleming is from Murray, Kentucky.  Between college, David worked for the Public Affairs Division of the USS Ranger’s radio and television station.  He has served with NPR member stations for over 20 years and also works as a visual artist specializing in temporary Sharpie tattoos.  Hear David Fleming weekdays on Diane Rehm, Here & Now, Talk of the Nation, BBC World Briefing, and Marketplace.

Rick Dulock speaks with Glen Marhevka, aka “the kid,” trumpeter and vocalist with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. David Fleming speaks with Tom Quin, founder and guitarist with The Pink Floyd Experience. David also spoke with Ivan Promotions about the “Nerds Playground,” Geek-Meet 2 in Fullerton. 


When you think rock music, the violin is not the first instrument you might consider essential to a rock band.  However, we’re going to meet a rock violinist who's contributed signature sounds to bands such as Kansas, Smashing Pumpkins... and Queensryche.  Rock fiddler David Ragsdale talks with KVCR’s David Fleming, in this excerpt from tonight's edition of 'KVCaRts,' which airs this evening at 7 on 91.9 KVCR.

David Fleming revisits an interview with Don Mclean. He also spoke with David Ragsdale, violinist for the group Kansas. Rick Dulock speaks with Matthew Madrid about the Art Institute of California- Inland Empire. 


Ross French speaks with the band Quel Bordel about their history as well as music from their latest releases. David Fleming speaks with Steve Landes, playing the part of John Lennon in the Broadway tour of “Rain- A Tribute to the Beatles.” Rick Dulock speaks with Chris Beach about the production of Spring Awakening at the University of Redlands.


People of a certain age remember Molly Ringwald as an actress in 1970s & 80s "coming of age" films, such as "The Breakfast Club."  Not everyone knows that well before she started acting, Molly Ringwald has been a singer for most of her life, and comes from a musician family.  Molly Ringwald has released a new album, and will soon be performing in our area.  KVCR's David Fleming spoke with Molly Ringwald; here's an excerpt of the full conversation that you can hear on KVCaRts, this Sunday evening at 6.


Tonight on KVCaRts, David Fleming talks with jazz musician Stanley Clarke.  Here's a preview of the conversation and music you'll hear on the program this evening at 7:00.

Rick Dulock speaks with Chris Clarke about the George F. Beattie Planetarium at San Bernardino Valley College. David Fleming speaks with Jazz fusion pioneer Stanley Clarke about the 2010 release called “The Stanley Clark Band.” Mindi McNeil speaks with Carol Newkirk, president of the Cultural Alliance in Banning. 


The performance sensation known as Celtic Thunder is returning to the Inland Empire.  KVCR's David Fleming has this feature preview of the group's upcoming appearance at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside.

David Fleming speaks with Celtic Thunder members Paul Byron and Keith Harkan, Lillian Vasquez speaks with Damian McGinty (also from “Glee”). Mindi McNeil speaks with Owen Sheerhan about the CA Theater of the Performing Arts in San Bernardino. 

First, Lillian Vasquez speaks to Daniel Hines, playing the lead role of Huey Calhoun in the production of “Memphis” in Riverside. Then, David Fleming in conversation with Saxophonist Ernie Watts, about his time with Frank Zappa, Charlie Haden, and more. 

First, Ken Vincent speaks to University of Redlands Professor Kathleen Feely, about a collection of essays about gossip titled “When Private Talk Goes Public.” Then, Lillian Vasquez speaks with Italian singer and performer, Matteo Setti. After, David Fleming speaks to Ivan McCormick and Eva Michaelovna, half of the band “Eva and the Vagabond Tales.”


Mindi McNeil finds out more about the Ontario Improv, and also speaks with comedian Brad Williams, headliner at the Improv in early December. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Marcus Collins, of the Texas Tenors about their music and more.

Mindi McNeil gives us more on the Riverside Festival of Lights, Lillian Vasquez speaks with Justine Danielle De Monte, author of "Drew's Dancing Drum", a children's book about bullying. Lillian also spoke with the illustrator of the book, Brandon King Chappell. David Fleming spoke with Stanley Clarke about the Stanley Clarke Foundation Annual Scholarship finalist concert. We'll also be re-visiting a conversation Fleming had with Judy Collins when she was getting ready to come to the area this Summer. She's performing in early December.

    Mindi McNeil in conversation with comedienne Kathy Griffin. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Cameron Bond, a San Diego native playing Gaston on a national tour of Beauty and the Beast- that's coming to Riverside soon. Also, re-visiting a conversation between David Fleming and Tim Hauser, founding member of the Manhattan Transfer. Hauser passed away October 16th at the age of 72.

    On the next KVC-Arts, We'll check out what's going on with Oktoberfest at Lake Arrowhead Village. Also - Big Papa and the TCB. With 5 discs out now, and more than enough material for the next, the latest release is SIX PACK OF COOL. Music, plus a talk with the FOUNDER of the group - Chris Thayer.

      On the next KVC-Arts, it's Lillian Vasquez in conversation with NY TIMES best-selling author, Ron Suskind. He'll be speaking at The California Center for the Performing Arts in Escondido, along with an all-Disney performance by the Palomar Symphony Orchestra. Cody Lyman is coming to the area soon with a performance of DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN. Lillian spoke with him as well. Rick Dulock spoke with Kevin Dooley about the grand re-opening of the Valley College Auditorium with a performance by the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra.

        A preview of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra's 2014-15 Season, Jazz at the Merc in Temecula, and the Live Oak Canyon Christmas Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch.

        Dr. Priya Jha - University of Redlands, interviews Danielle Giudici Wallis, curator for Home ECO-nomics: Communal Housekeeping for the 21st century - an exhibit at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. David Fleming speaks with Shelley Golden about the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, and the 5th annual benefit concert, Blues for the Zoo. Also, music and conversation with Janiva Magness - one of the performers AT this years' concert.

        Rick Dulock spoke with Deanne Rabon about jazz Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq - lecturing AND performing on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College later in the month. Also, Dustin Miller, of Songhammer, drops by to talk about the band's newest video - War, and its premiere at Club Cosplay Nightclub in Corona. The creator OF Club Cosplay came by as well. Also in the studio, John Leonetti. He directed War, as well as Songhammer's previous - Death is on the Way.

        Don McLean and Judy Collins are performing together at the Fox in Riverside July 25. David Fleming spoke with both - not only about the tour, but about their long history as well. We'll have music and conversation with both. Why American Pie was written, Judy inspiring Stephen Stills AND performing with muppets, Don AND Judy on Bob Dylan... and much more of course.

          David Fleming speaks with author Jeri Westerson, ABOUT to release the seventh in her medieval noir series of books starring Crispin Guest, a disgraced knight, turned detective in 14th century London. Shaelyn Blaney speaks with Heather Dolph Kinkennon, organizer for the John T. Ross Memorial Choral Concert in Riverside. Matt Guillham speaks with Tracy Masiamano, the new Program Director for The Redlands Bowl.

          Lillian Vasquez in conversation with both Damian McGinty (Celtic Thunder, Glee), as well as 13 year-old PBS singing sensation Ethan Bortnick. David Fleming speaks with drummer Clifton Eddie - known to more as Fou Fou. His history include The Dells, Tommy Hunt, Don Johnson, Adam West, and SO much more.

          David Fleming in conversation with actress AND professional storyteller Geraldine Keams, probably best known for her role as Little Moonlight in The Outlaw Josey Wales. We'll hear from Tim Harjo, Director of Programming for FNX - the KVCR-digital TV channel dedicated to indigenous people. David also spoke with actor and musician Shawn Michael Perry.



          David Fleming interviews Corey Howdyshell, Sean Daniels, Robert Olsen, and Sean Longstreet - members of Hippie Cream - a Southern California Psychedelic Folk Band... and their latest, most focused release, Antique Imagination.


          David Fleming in conversation with American Jazz Guitarist, Kenny Burrell.  Also, a profile of  Idyllwild's Jazz In The Pines with the festival's Artistic Director and KKJZ Announcer, Bubba Jackson.