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.
Listen to this exclusive WORT interview with Zakir Hussain, considered by many to be the world’s greatest tabla player. Originally from India and now living in California, Hussain talks with WORT DJ Jeff Spitzer-Resnick about the many musicians he has collaborated with including Mickey Hart, Carlos Santana, and John McLaughlin. Hussain performs in Madison on […]
Ezé Wendtoin, musician, actor, activist and educator from Burkina Faso stopped by the WORT studios ahead of his 9/20/19 performance at the UW-Madison’s Union South. Martin Alvarado from Global Revolutions talked with Eze about his brand new album “Inzwischen Dazwischen“ and his mix of activism and culture. Most recently, his single “Sage Nein” became a […]
Local musician Jake’O stopped by WORT’s studios with his band to play live on Who Cooks For You. Listen to an encore performance of that set from Friday, August 6!