The Isthmus Jazz Festival, Madison’s perennial summer jazz outing, went dark this year because of the pandemic. Most festivals are canceling their summer concerts, leaving fans longing for live music. The Thursday, July 2 edition of Strictly Jazz Sounds will scratch that itch. The 3 o’clock hour will be packed with the sounds of the […]
On the Thursday June 18 edition of Strictly Jazz Sounds host Steve Braunginn features “Jazz and Civil Rights: Past and Present” in the 4 o’ clock hour. Beginning with three selections from “What’s Goin’ On” by Motown legend Marvin Gaye, followed by the most recent release from renowned double bassist Christian McBride “The Movement Revisited: […]
On the Thursday June 4 edition of Strictly Jazz Sounds (2-5PM CDT) host Steve Braunginn has a special double feature. The 3:00 PM hour is a tribute to the surviving member of the first legendary Miles Davis sextet, and NEA Jazz Master, drummer Jimmy Cobb who died on May 24 from lung cancer. He was […]
Becca May Grant, Madison-based pianist, composer, and educator, and the Rivers, a dynamic 12-voice vocal ensemble, will present Leaning: Songs of Strength and Justice, a concert of original gospel songs, on March 7. May Grant’s compositions grow textually and musically from her 25 years’ experience of being welcomed as family into an African-American Pentecostal church […]
join us Tuesday, February 18th at 7:30pm for a very special Jazz evening feauturing incredible vocalists Sopio Murusidze, Kate Baker, Arta Jēkabsone and Ben Cassarra.
Join us Tuesday, February 18th at 7:30 pm for Jazz Tuesday + Jam Featuring vocalists Sopio Murusidze, Arta Jēkabsone, Ben Cassarra and Kate Baker. Harvie S on bass and Paul Bollenback on guitar.