Jazz vibraphonist supreme Bobby Hutcherson died yesterday at the age of 75 due to complications from emphysema. Though ailing from this horrid disease (that’s what second-hand smoke did in the clubs, though he was also a smoker), Bobby continued to tour and work with the SF Jazz Collective, the inaugural group, and record with his […]
WORT 89.9 FM Community Radio made the musical world a bit smaller on Thursday, August 4th, by broadcasting live from the Central Park Sessions. The free concert on Madison’s near east side, called the Small World Session, showcased performers from New Hampshire (Ameranouche), New Orleans (Sasha Masakowski & the Sidewalk Strutters) and Ukraine (Dakha Brakha). […]
On this Thursday’s edition of “Strictly Jazz Sounds,” I’m interviewing the great Richard Davis. Why? April 15, is the birthday of this renowned bassist and NEA Jazz Master. I’m interviewing during the 3:00pm hour CDT. He turns 86. Davis continues to be a professor of jazz at the University of WI-Madison, performs and pours his […]
Madison College is proud to announce the world premier big band jazz composition by noted composer and conductor Ayn Inserto, “Ze Teach and Me” to be performed at the Madison College Truax campus, Saturday, April 18 at 7:30pm, free of charge.
Steve Braunginn and Jane Reynolds will interview Jazz Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen this Thursday on Strictly Jazz Sounds. On December 4-6, 2014, the UW School of Music will host the 4th Annual UW/MMSD Jazz Festival, at which Ingrid will hold a trumpet master class and be a featured performer.
The Mosaic Project band takes the stage for the second concert in this year’s Isthmus Jazz Series in perhaps the most highly-anticipated jazz event of the season.