jazz http://wmuk.org en Jazz artists Frank Carlberg & Christine Correa prep WMU students for song project http://wmuk.org/post/jazz-artists-frank-carlberg-christine-correa-prep-wmu-students-song-project <p></p><p>Jazz pianist and composer <a href="http://www.frankcarlberg.com/">Frank Carlberg</a>, noted for his settings of modern poetry to music, his wife, singer <a href="http://music.columbia.edu/people/bios/ccorrea">Christine Correa</a>, and Western Michigan University jazz professor <a href="http://www.andrewrathbun.com/enter.htm">Andrew Rathbun</a> joined Cara Lieurance recently for a discussion of Mr. Carlberg's&nbsp;music, which was featured in a WMU concert in January.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:35:17 +0000 Cara Lieurance 12014 at http://wmuk.org Jazz artists Frank Carlberg & Christine Correa prep WMU students for song project Jeremy Siskind on mentor Fred Hersch and the art of songwriting http://wmuk.org/post/jeremy-siskind-mentor-fred-hersch-and-art-songwriting <p></p><p>Pianist and composer <a href="http://www.jeremysiskind.com/">Jeremy Siskind</a>, who performs <a href="http://www.wmich.edu/jazz/2014/01/jan-29-2014-dalton-live-and-interactive-jeremy-siskind-piano-dalton-center-recital-hall/">tonight</a> with his New York-based trio (Nancy Harms, vocals and Lucas Pino, reeds), talks to Cara Lieurance about renowned jazz pianist <a href="http://www.fredhersch.com/">Fred Hersch</a>, who recently performed at Western Michigan University.</p><p>Hersch has had a great influence on him as a teacher and mentor, says Jeremy.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:09:35 +0000 Cara Lieurance 12013 at http://wmuk.org Jeremy Siskind on mentor Fred Hersch and the art of songwriting Nashon Holloway and The Soul Messengers bring rock, jazz, and real-life lyrics to stage http://wmuk.org/post/nashon-holloway-and-soul-messengers-bring-rock-jazz-and-real-life-lyrics-stage <p>Nashon Holloway will play Saturday night at 9 p.m. at <a href="http://www.millenniumrestaurants.com/union/">Union Cabaret &amp; Grille</a> in downtown Kalamazoo.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:18:43 +0000 Erin Williams 11785 at http://wmuk.org Nashon Holloway and The Soul Messengers bring rock, jazz, and real-life lyrics to stage In the studio: Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic create stunning guitar tapestries http://wmuk.org/post/studio-andreas-kapsalis-goran-ivanovic-create-stunning-guitar-tapestries <p></p><p>Several years ago, Chicago-based guitarists and bandleaders&nbsp;<a href="http://akgiduo.com">Andreas Kapsalis and Goran Ivanovic</a>&nbsp;decided to form a duo to explore high-level guitar playing that blends immense technique, layered melody and rhythm, and classical, jazz, central European, and even film influences.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:52:38 +0000 Cara Lieurance 11715 at http://wmuk.org In the studio: Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic create stunning guitar tapestries In the studio with jazz vocalist/songwriter Peter Eldridge http://wmuk.org/post/studio-jazz-vocalistsongwriter-peter-eldridge <p></p><p>During a recent jazz residency at Western Michigan University, <a href="http://keithhallmusic.com">Keith Hall</a>, host of WMUK's&nbsp;<em>Jazz Currents,&nbsp;</em>invited jazz vocalist and songwriter <a href="http://petereldridge.com">Peter Eldridge</a> to WMUK's&nbsp;Takeda studio for a session of music and conversation.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:24:25 +0000 Cara Lieurance 11481 at http://wmuk.org In the studio with jazz vocalist/songwriter Peter Eldridge