The Sunday Simcha runs the gamut in Jewish entertainment and information: music, local announcements, weekly Dvar Torah, interviews, and the occasional political rant. The audience has grown over the years and includes many non-Jews as well. The music is an eclectic mix, including Klezmer, Chassidic, Israeli, Yiddish, Ladino, Mizrachi, and contemporary. The show is hosted by Kevin Frye and Steve Schwersky.
Rabbi Sholom Adler delivers a D'var Torah each Sunday at about 12:45. Rabbi Adler is spiritual leader at Chabad - Young Israel of Pinellas County. A newscast from Israel National Radio News is heard at 1:00pm.
- Hosts : , Kevin Frye, Steve Schwersky
- Airtime: Sunday, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Contact us off-air at: or 813-238-8001x616
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Kevin Frye joined The Mike Eisenstadt Band in 1992, and has served as its leader since 2005. He is owner and talent coordinator for Bayside Entertainment agency in Tampa, Florida. Kevin can be heard every Sunday at noon as the host of the Sunday Simcha radio program on WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa.
In addition to his work with The Mike Eisenstadt Band, Kevin has been active as a session player (trumpet), and continues to do freelance work throughout Florida. Kevin has performed with many greats including The O'Jays, Whitney Houston, Paquito D'Rivera, Bobby Rydell, Skitch Henderson, Al Hirt, Steve & Eydie, Bill Conti, Sam Glaser, and Paul Zim. He played with Florida Orchestra from 1988-1991.
Kevin also spent 7 years as a band director. He remains active as an arranger and clinician for many high school bands in central Florida. He is also an adjudicator for the Florida Bandmasters Association. Kevin earned his Bachelor and Master degrees in music from the University of South Florida in Tampa.