Armando Anthony Corea, better known as “Chick” Corea, was an American jazz composer, keyboardist, bandleader and percussionist. His compositions “Windows”, “Spain”, “Armando’s Rhumba” and “500 Miles High” are beloved as jazz, fusion and Latin jazz standards. Chick was born June 12, 1941 in Chelsea, Massachusetts and died February 9, 2021 in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida. Many […]
Had enough of holiday carols? Tune into WORT for something different. Many specials happen during this time, including “Best Of 2020” shows. Coming up later this week: Thursday 12/31 G-Man hosts Diaspora with the, er, timely theme of “Time.” About the show: Listening to music from many cultures reveals we are all made of the […]
On Sun. Aug. 30 the Cycropia Aerial Dance troupe is featured in a full-length online performance (pre-recorded virtual show) starting at 8:00 am and available for 24 hrs. This stunning show features 6 brand new aerial works (on silks, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, bungee/harness, and aerial pole/strap), along with video clips of Cycropia memories from Orton […]
Come celebrate the 22nd Annual WORT Block Party and 16th Annual No Crap on Tap on Sunday May 19th from 11 am to 7 pm on the 200 Block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Enjoy a beer garden and live music. There will also be children’s activities, food from around the world, art and […]
The Orton Park Festival celebrated its 53rd year, making it one of the oldest running music festivals in the country! Here’s an encore performance of the set by local Afro-Latin jazz band Acoplados performing at the festival on Saturday August 25.