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 […]
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 […]
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.
In June of 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts named Richard Davis one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters. On Monday, Jan. 13, the NEA streamed the Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert live from Lincoln Center in New York City with WORT’s Steve Braunginn in attendance. Watch the awards ceremony and concert online here!