Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | Kelsey
This coming Thursday, Feb. 13th on WORT – our hosts will be featuring two high-profile interviews. First, Rich Samuels of Anything Goes will be interviewing Tine Thing beginning at 7:20AM. Then, Terry O’ of Diaspora will be interviewing Richard Davis from 9-10AM.
Norwegian trumpet soloist Tine Thing Helseth is currently visiting Madison to perform concertos by Haydn and Arutiunian with the Madison Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 14th, 15th and 16th). She will also be presenting a master class on 2/13 at the UW-Madison School of Music. Tune in to hear samples of her solo work as well as a performance by tenThing, her all-female Norwegian brass ensemble.
Recipient of the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship Award, bassist and professor Richard Davis joins Terry O’ for a Black History Month special. Professor Davis will be bringing music from his collection and will be talking about the UW Black Music Ensemble, Black History, Black Music and his efforts to move beyond racism in our culture. Prof. Davis has played on Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”, Janis Ian’s “Between the Lines”, Paul Simon’s “There Goes Rhymin’ Simon” and Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” – as well as countless other jazz albums.
Tune in Thursday morning for interviews with these two wonderful music figures. 89.9 FM or listen live at www.wortfm.org!