With Water And Air, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt re-affirms his dedication to modern black music. Over the years he has absorbed the foundations of jazz: call-and-response, pacing, drama, interplay and tension and release. It is especially that final principle that operates throughout Air and Water.
"This music isn't about a change in the direction as much as it's about strengthening my commitment to my art at present." - Jeremy Pelt.
It is undeniable: siblings sound great together making music whether sisters, brothers or both. Some legendary examples are The Carter Family, The Haden Family, Phil & Buddy Guy, The Avett Brothers, The Isley Brothers, The Andrews Sisters, The Jackson 5, The Everly Brothers, The Louvin Brothers, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Katia & Marielle Labèque, The Allman Brothers, The Clayton Brothers and The Pointer Sisters.
WEMU 89.1 FM and Sesi Motors present the 5:01 First Friday Series dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Jan Winkelman.
Robert Hurst plays @ Rush Street, Friday, May 3rd 5:01 pm to 7 pm (map below)
World renowned jazz bassist, educator at the University of Michigan, former band member for The TonightShow, multiple Grammy Award winner, and Detroit native Robert Hurst performs at the final Sesi Motors/WEMU 5:01 show for this season. The show is at Rush Street, 314 S. Main Street in Ann Arbor, Friday May 3rd 5-7 p.m. Admission is free.
Long Tall Marcia Ball is beloved in the blues world and by WEMU listeners, so when we received a new disc by newcomer Long Tall Deb, we had to see if she could live up the name like Ms. Ball. Long Tall Deb Landolt is worthy of the name and our attention.