The Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin http://wemu.org en Listen to 89.1 WEMU's The Roots Music Project and the Sunday Best On-Demand http://wemu.org/post/listen-891-wemus-roots-music-project-and-sunday-best-demand <p><strong>Listen to the Roots Music Project or the Sunday Best anytime, anywhere from your computer or mobile device.</strong></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 16:48:58 +0000 editor 42378 at http://wemu.org Listen to 89.1 WEMU's The Roots Music Project and the Sunday Best On-Demand 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Defibulators on The Roots Music Project http://wemu.org/post/891-wemu-presents-defibulators-roots-music-project <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><div class="listenDetails__description sc-type-medium"><p></p><p>The Defibulators&nbsp; swing by during the <em>Roots Music Project</em> with Jeremy Baldwin to perform tracks from "Debt'll Get'em" live in the 89.1 WEMU studios (2014).</p><p></p><p></p></div><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/playlists/23525726&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 19:51:11 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 41612 at http://wemu.org 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Defibulators on The Roots Music Project 89.1 WEMU Presents: Seth Walker on The Roots Music Project http://wemu.org/post/891-wemu-presents-seth-walker-roots-music-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Ark's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marketing Director,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; Barb Chaffer </span>Authier<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;joined&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Roots Music Project's Jeremy Baldwin</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to talk </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">about</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the&nbsp;success and a brief history of the Ann Arbor Folk Festival. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Barb also brought a very special guest, this year's&nbsp;Folk</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Festival MC and musician, Seth Walker.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seth Walker tops off the conversation with a live </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">performance in the WEMU studios ahead of his solo&nbsp;<a href="http://theark.org/May_2014.html">performance in the spring</a> at The&nbsp;Ark in Ann Arbor.</span></p><p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 18:39:54 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 40975 at http://wemu.org 89.1 WEMU Presents: Seth Walker on The Roots Music Project Jeremy Baldwin Remembers Folk Icon, Pete Seeger http://wemu.org/post/jeremy-baldwin-remembers-folk-icon-pete-seeger <div><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">Folk music icon Pete Seeger died Monday at the age of 94. 89.1 WEMU's&nbsp;Roots Music Project host, Jeremy Baldwin says Seeger's influence was huge.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(191, 191, 191); min-height: 12px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">He adds that Seeger touched musicians no matter what their genre.&nbsp;Baldwin says nobody - except maybe for Kermit the Frog - played a bigger role in popularizing the banjo in the northern U.S. than Pete Seeger.&nbsp;Seeger's grandson, Kitama Cahill Jackson told the Associated Press and New York Times that Seeger died of natural causes. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51); min-height: 17px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);"><span style="color: rgb(50, 51, 51);"><b>SEE ALSO: &nbsp;</b><a href="http://wemu.org/post/pete-seeger-folk-music-icon-and-activist-dies-94"><span style="color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94</span></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">Seeger's songwriting credits include "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "Where have All the Flowers Gone?"</p></div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ezyd40kJFq0" width="560"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:28:03 +0000 Bob Eccles 40797 at http://wemu.org Jeremy Baldwin Remembers Folk Icon, Pete Seeger 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Revelers In-Studio http://wemu.org/post/891-wemu-presents-revelers-studio <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Revelers </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">appeared live on the </span><a href="http://wemu.org/programs/roots-music-project" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin </strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ahead of their shows at </span>Centeral<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Michigan University and The Ark in Ann Arbor this weekend.</span></p><p></p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 19:33:53 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40657 at http://wemu.org 89.1 WEMU Presents: The Revelers In-Studio Weekend Watch: The Revelers LIVE on Roots Music Project, Fred Hersch Trio, and more! http://wemu.org/post/weekend-watch-revelers-live-roots-music-project-fred-hersch-trio-and-more <p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:53:55 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40583 at http://wemu.org Weekend Watch: The Revelers LIVE on Roots Music Project, Fred Hersch Trio, and more! Orpheum Bell Live in Studio http://wemu.org/post/orpheum-bell-live-studio <p>Before their December 15th performance at The Ark, <strong><a href="http://www.orpheumbell.com">Orpheum Bell </a></strong>stopped by the 89.1 WEMU studios to talk to us on the <em>The Roots Music Project</em> for a live interview and performance.</p><p><strong>Listen to the full performance and interview here:</strong></p><p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 18:38:38 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 38695 at http://wemu.org Orpheum Bell Live in Studio Peter Case & Paul Burch Live In-Studio http://wemu.org/post/peter-case-paul-burch-live-studio <p>Before headlining this year's <a href="http://www.ypsilibrary.org/events-classes/songwriting-festival">Ypsilanti Songwriting Festival</a>, singer/songwriters Peter Case and Paul Burch visited The Roots Music Project for a live interview and performance.&nbsp;</p><p><em>&nbsp; </em></p><p><strong>Listen to the full performance and interview here:</strong></p><p></p><p><em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:27:40 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 35690 at http://wemu.org Peter Case & Paul Burch Live In-Studio The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio http://wemu.org/post/roots-music-project-corndaddy-live-studio <p>Local favorites, Corndaddy&nbsp;appears on The Roots Music Project ahead of their performance at the Ark in Ann Arbor</p><p><strong>Listen to the full interview &amp; performance here:&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:44:22 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 33414 at http://wemu.org The Roots Music Project: Corndaddy Live in Studio Hear Aboriginal Country Singer, Roger Knox on The Roots Music Project (2/16) http://wemu.org/post/hear-aboriginal-country-singer-roger-knox-roots-music-project-216 <p>Strange as it may seem, Black Aboriginal Australians have adapted American style Country music as a vehicle for telling their own unique stories.&nbsp; Roger Knox aka: The King of Koori Country or The Black Elvis, is one of the leading practitioners of this style and has just released a brand new album, <em>Stranger In My Land (Bloodshot).&nbsp; </em></p><p>For this release Knox is backed up by the rotating cast of musicians led by producer Jon Langford (The Mekons), known as <a href="http://www.bloodshotrecords.com/artist/pine-valley-cosmonauts">The Pine Valley Cosmonauts</a>.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:09:02 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 25602 at http://wemu.org Hear Aboriginal Country Singer, Roger Knox on The Roots Music Project (2/16) The Steel Wheels perform on The Roots Music Project 1/26 http://wemu.org/post/steel-wheels-perform-roots-music-project-126 <p>Ann Arbor Folk Festival performers, <a href="http://www.thesteelwheels.com/">The Steel Wheels</a> are scheduled to stop by the WEMU studios on Saturday (1/26)&nbsp; to play live on The Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:38:51 +0000 Jeremy Baldwin 24705 at http://wemu.org The Steel Wheels perform on The Roots Music Project 1/26