We’re catching up with some charts from the past few weeks, as time has just sped by this month! You’ll hear a lot of great new music on WORT from bands coming to town this summer, and some have CDs available as thank-you gifts for your pledge of support – please call or pledge online […]
Madison’s has its own Latin jazz super duo, Acoplados. Band leader, vocalist and cojon player Juan Tomas Martinez has toured the globe with Canteca de Macao, while guitarist Richard Hildner Armacanqui has studied and toured with Paul Jeffreys, best known as Thelonious Monk’s saxophonist, and with Juan “Cotito” Medrano. Acoplados joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host […]
Classical music fans got a treat on the Sunday, May 20 edition of Musica Antiqua when the Madison Youth Viol Consort dropped by for a performance. Leader Eric Miller led the group through several pieces and chatted with host Alan Muirhead about the history of the viol de gamba (literally “leg-viol”) as well as talking […]
Minneapolis gypsy jazz group Mississippi Hot Club dropped by Who Cooks For You on Friday May 11 to tickle the listeners with their swinging jazz sounds. Enjoy this encore performance!
Tune in to Musica Antiqua this Sunday for a live concert by the Madison Youth Viol Consort! The MYVC is introducing the viola da gamba and its repertoire to students in grades 8-12 in part with 5 instruments loaned from the Viola da Gamba Society of America. Founder Eric Miller and four students will play […]
Non-ironic hip-hop polka trailblazers The November Criminals are poised to thrill audience members during their 3:oo PM set at the 21st Annual WORT Block Party on Sunday, May 20th. Synthesizing anti-fascist lyrics, medieval folk-punk act Blackbird Raum’s aggression, and conscious rap, The November Criminals’ pastiche offers a distinct musical style. Formed in 2011 when core members and emcees […]