• New Jazz Adds – 6/28/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 6/28/2016 Steve Bach – 8 Keys (8 Keys): Veteran pianist Bach has more recently returned to performance as a leader of his own trio after many years performing with Stanley Clarke, Flora Purim and Airto Moreira,  Sergio Mendes, and Andy Williams. He also performed as a musician with Cirque de Soleil […]

  • Appleseed Collective stop by WTJU, July 3

    Michigan quartet, The Appleseed Collective, will stop by WTJU this Sunday afternoon, July 3, around 1:30 (edt) for a visit.  The band is currently touring behind its latest release, The Tour Tapes.  You can catch them July 2 in Richmond at Hardywood Brewery (details).

  • Lula Wiles on Folk & Beyond, June 30

    Isa Burke, Ellie Buckland, and Mali Obomsawin, known collectively as Lula Wiles, will stop by WTJU this Thursday afternoon, June 30, around 4:30 for a visit to Folk & Beyond ahead of their concert that night at The Garage (details). A Lula Wiles show is like a whiskey-slap to the heart. Gathered around one microphone, […]

  • New Blues & Soul News – 6/27/2016

    New Blues & Soul News – 6/27/2016 New Blues Adds: Guy Forsyth Blues Band – The Pleaser (Small And Nimble): One of the original founders of the Asylum Street Spankers, Forsyth decided to go single and now fronts a quartet featuring George Rarey (lead guitar, vocals), Naj Conklin (bass, vocals) and Mark Hays (drums, vocals). […]

  • Kendall Street Company on Lambeth Live, July 1

    Kendall Street Company will put on the July 1 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! 350 Emmet St N, Charlottesville on ye olde GPS will get you to the large lot (do NOT […]

  • Ragged Mountain String Band on WTJU, June 27

    Ragged Mountain String Band will stop by WTJU this Monday evening, June 27, at 6 (edt) for a visit.  They will be having a CD release the following evening at The Whiskey Jar (details).

  • Jean Sibelius: Scaramouche, Op. 71

    Leif Segerstam’s traversal of Sibelius’ orchestral scores has been a real treat for me. While I was familiar with the big hits (the symphonies, the Karelia Suite, the violin concerto, et al), I didn’t have a complete picture of Sibelius’ output, and where those great works fit into it. This series has helped me gain […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 6/21/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 6/21/2016 Bill Belasco Trio – Three Musicians (Summit): Fascinating West Coast trio featuring drummer Bill Belasco, bassist Chuck Bennett, and pianist Denny Berthiaume playing mostly standards in their own unique fashion. The songs are mostly drawn from the songbooks of Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, Lorenz Hart and Richard […]