About a year ago, Michael Allsen came to Musica Antiqua to talk about Guillaume Dufay, whom Michael had written his PhD thesis on. This coming Sunday, October 20 Michael returns to talk about and play music by Dufay’s friends and companions: Loqueville, Hugo & Arnold de Lantins, Grenon, Binchois, Brassart, et.al. This is a busy […]
On Tuesday, October 15th, Madison saxophonist Jon Hoel stopped by the WORT studios to talk with “Back Porch Serenade’s” Peter Haney about his trio’s Oct. 18 performance at Audio for the Arts . One of Madison’s hardest working jazz groups, the Jon Hoel Trio features Ben Ferris on bass and Kelby Kryshak on drums and […]
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 […]
Wisconsin-based glam-punk power trio INDONESIAN JUNK (from Milwaukee) released their new album “Spiderbites” (Rum Bar Records) on Friday Sept. 27, and to celebrate the occasion they ripped out a ruckus a live set on WORT-FM during “The Rattlesnake Shake” program. The WORT live set included almost the entire new “Spiderbites” album, and was a world […]
On Tuesday, September 24th, Madison bassist Joshua Cohen joined WORT’s Peter Haney in Combo B to play his transcriptions of Bach live on “Back Porch Serenade.” If you frequent farmer’s markets in Madison, you have probably seen Cohen playing an eclectic array of music on a six-string electric bass. His two-handed “tapping” technique allows him […]