Strictly Jazz Sounds
Born in Malaysia to Chinese parents and raised in Perth, Australia, Linda May Han Oh trained first on bassoon. Linda May Han Oh will be in Madison, WI during the week of April 24 as an artist in residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, under the leadership of jazz pianist and Endowed Jazz Studies Director […]
Esperanza Spalding’s ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ defies definition, and explores the intersection of jazz, funk, rock with performance art at the Wisconsin Memorial Union Theater-Shannon Hall. Story by Steve Braunginn The Wisconsin Union Theater presents Esperanza Spalding’s visionary stage performance art, ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ (read D plus Evolution), Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:30pm! Tickets are available at […]
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 […]
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.