Womens History Month

New Music
7:01 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Boogie-Woogie with Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan's "Hold My Mule" is available now in limited pressings.

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New Music
4:22 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Sunday Wilde: A Musical Force

Sunday Wilde's "He gave me a blue nightgown" is available now
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Sunday Wilde’s new CD, He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown was just perfect for a Friday premiere on WEMU when we play it a little loose and fun getting ready for the weekend

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New Music
6:30 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Rondi Charleston shows some promising 'Signs of Life'

"Signs of Life" is out now on Motema Records

With Signs Of Life, singer Rondi Charleston breathes new life into jazz classics and shares highly personal yet universal reflections on life. During Women’s History Month we are focusing on women of jazz and blues past and present. Rondi Charleston’s Signs Of Life is one of the most powerful and personal discs to be premiered this March.

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New Music
10:00 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

'The Jazz Age' is Timeless

'THE JAZZ AGE' is available now from Vinyl Factory.

Bryan Ferry, leader of the 1980s musical art rock sensation, Roxy Music, is also a brilliant musical historian. With the new CD The Jazz Age he has merged his two passions. He took Roxy Music favorites such as "Love Is The Drug", "The Bogus Man" and "Slave To Love" and orchestrated them for a 1920s style acoustic big jazz band. 

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New Music
12:28 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Water and Earth Reviewed

Water and Earth out now on HighNote Records

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.

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