Chicago jazz is the theme for this Thursday’s edition of Strictly Jazz Sounds from 2-5pm. Host Steve Braunginn presents an offering of musicians who currently reside and are based in the Chicago area along with some favorites, such as Lee Konitz, Johnny Griffin, Richard Davis and Jack DeJohnette who were in Chicago in their early years […]
Now you can enjoy all the music played to Boombox the Lockdown in just one archived show file – that’s 5-1/2 hours of excellent, diverse tracks chosen to uplift, inspire and resonate. The full playlist also appears below. If you missed it you’re in for a real treat. If you did hear it now you […]
Saxophonist Anders Svanoe, along with bassist John Christiansen and drummer Rodrigo Villanueva, performed live on our Thursday afternoon show Strictly Jazz Sounds. Host Stephen Braunginn chatted with Anders before and during the set, discussing Anders’ multipart series “The State Of The Baritone” as well as touching on Anders’ recent review in Downbeat Magazine and Duke […]
SistaStrings are sisters Chauntee and Monique Ross, classically trained violin and cello musicians from Milwaukee. In this interview with Helena White, SistaStrings discuss how and why they infuse their classical music with influences from Black culture: Gospel singing, Blues and Jazz improvisation. This interviewed was recorded live during ‘On The Horizon’ on December 1st, 2019. […]
The 2019 WORT Record Riot is on Saturday, November 23rd from 1 til 4 pm at the Art In, 1444 East Washington Avenue. We’re back at it again and will be offering the public the best of what we’ve cleaned out of the nooks and crannies here at the station as well as donated vinyl […]
Blues Cruise hosts Dave Watts and Bill Clark chatted with singer (and Madison native) Tracy Nelson on Blues Cruise on Friday, October 11. Listen again as Tracy talks about her beginnings as a singer and the many folks she’s collaborated with over her 40+ years singing the blues.