Howie Roman and Paul the K are old friends, both originally from New York though they met on Cortes almost 50 years ago. For many years they’d get together for dinner and to share music. In 2004 when talk started of starting a radio station they decided to join in.

Anything Goes

Anything Goes is on CKTZ 89.5 fm on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 1pm and repeated on Thursday nights from 8pm to 10:30 pm.

Though primarily a blues show Anything Goes all over the place-blues, rock n roll, gospel, soul..whatever grabs us.

To quote the great Chicago bluesman Willie Dixon,“The blues is the roots and the rest is the fruits”.

Paul the K of Anything Goes

“Paul the K” of Anything Goes

Having A Show

Howie attended the meeting at Manson’s Hall, when the possibility of starting a radio station on Cortes Island was first discussed. Six months after CKTZ was launched, he and Paul became DJs. Howie went on to become a board member for five years and is now the station manager.

However, he explains, “My prime interest in Cortes radio is [that] I really enjoy having a show.”

Howie Roman of ANything Goes

Howie Roman of Anything Goes


Click here to access the interview in which Howie describes the origins of Cortes Community Radio.