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 […]
Multi-talented Ivory Coast artist Dobet Gnahore took time out of her busy schedule to talk to Jeff Spitzer-Resnick on Diaspora Thursday morning. Hear them chat about Madison, touring, parenthood and more in this exclusive interview! Dobet returns to Madison for three performances, starting with 2 sets at the final Sessions At McPike Park on Thursday […]
Madison’s hottest slack key duo Mal-O-Dua stopped by Diaspora on Thursday April 25. The pair are doing multiple release shows for their new CD “Au Nouveau Chat Noir.” Enjoy this encore performance!
Bob Kaspar spins Christmas music for Scrooges and curmudgeons on the Winter Solstice, Thursday, Dec 21 from 9 am to Noon. Tune in for a light-hearted escape from the burdensome traditions and bloated commercialism. Bob, also known as “The Folk Anarchist” and “The Tall Guy,” formerly hosted the Tuesday morning folk show on WORT for […]
On Thursday, May 18 at 10 am, Chris Ruppenthal (renowned string player for local bands such as Mal-O-Dua) will join Terry O’ for thirty minutes of Hawaiian music played from Chris’ collection of rare 78 rpm recordings.
We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]