live music http://kuow.org en The Pizzarelli Patriarch Still Swings At 87 http://kuow.org/post/pizzarelli-patriarch-still-swings-87 <p><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/artist/bucky-pizzarelli-mn0000533678/biography">Bucky Pizzarelli </a>is the patriarch of one of America’s great jazz families. &nbsp;His talented offspring include guitarist and singer <a href="http://www.johnpizzarelli.com/">John Pizzarelli</a> and bassist Martin Pizzarelli.&nbsp; The Pizzarellis often perform standards from the Great American Songbook together at jazz clubs and music festivals around the world.&nbsp;</p><p>Prior to a weekend of performances with the family band at <a href="http://www.jazzalley.com/www-home/">Jazz Alley</a> in Seattle last weekend, Bucky Pizzarelli brought in his signature seven-string guitar and played&nbsp;live music in the KUOW Performance Studio. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:19:52 +0000 Dave Beck 17902 at http://kuow.org The Pizzarelli Patriarch Still Swings At 87 Chris Vance, The Summer Januaries, And Hollywood In Radio http://kuow.org/post/chris-vance-summer-januaries-and-hollywood-radio <p></p><p></p><p><strong>Discussing The National Debt With Chris Vance</strong><br>Chris Vance, public affairs consultant and co-chair of the Washington chapter of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, was is in Washington this week meeting with Senator Patty Murray and Rep. Doc Hastings and Dave Reichert. Vance and the campaign are urging lawmakers to find solutions to curb the rising debt in order to help the economy continue to grow. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said before a House panel on Wednesday that tight federal fiscal policy and stagnant debate over issues such as a the debt ceiling in Congress “hamper” economic recovery. So how can lawmakers create budgets and policies that continue to help the economy grow? What role does reducing the national debt play in helping the country’s economy?</p><p><strong>The Summer Januaries</strong><br>Rachel Erin Sage and Sean Michael Robinson first played music together at a mutual friend's birthday party, where a spontaneous jam session became the birth of their fold duo <a href="http://www.thesummerjanuaries.com/shows">“The Summer Januaries.”</a> Since then they’ve played arrangements and original compilations at street fairs, farmers markets and pubs around the state and around the world. The Summer Januaries released their first album together in April.</p><p><strong>Radio Retrospective: Hollywood Gets Involved In Radio</strong><br>During the early years of radio’s Golden Age, Hollywood thought radio was the enemy. Radio directors, writers and producers, on the other hand, wanted Hollywood stars in their productions. How did Hollywood first make its way onto radio? Katy Sewall and Steve Scher look at the beginnings.<br><br><strong>Recommended Eating</strong><br>Food writer <a href="http://saradickerman.com">Sara Dickerman</a> joins us with a lunch recommendation. Prefer to cook for yourself? She also has a pick for a great cookbook! Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Weekday 16903 at http://kuow.org Chris Vance, The Summer Januaries, And Hollywood In Radio On The Job, And The Band Lemolo http://kuow.org/post/job-and-band-lemolo <p></p><p><strong>On The Job:&nbsp;Bear Keeper</strong><br>Katy Sewall gets up close and personal with the grizzly bears at Woodland Park Zoo.</p><p><strong>Lemolo</strong><br>Meagan Grandall and Kendra Cox met while teaching kayaking during the summer in&nbsp;Poulsbo. A few years later they started the dream-pop band Lemolo and began opening for local group The Head And The Heart. In 2012 they self-released their debut album "Kaleidoscope" and have played Sasquatch, Bumbershoot, Neumos and the Showbox. They talk about their music and perform in studio. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 15966 at http://kuow.org On The Job, And The Band Lemolo The Maldives' Jason Dodson Live In Studio http://kuow.org/post/maldives-jason-dodson-live-studio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The local folk/rock band </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://themaldivesmusic.com/">The Maldives </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">have performed everywhere from the back of a flatbed truck to the stages of Sasquatch, Bumbershoot, Capitol Hill Block Party and </span>SXSW<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The Maldives are a seven-member band that started with lead singer and guitarist Jason Dodson over six years ago, and have established themselves as a quintessential band in the Northwest music scene. Jason Dodson joins us in studio to talk and perform live.</p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday with Steve Scher 10552 at http://kuow.org The Maldives' Jason Dodson Live In Studio Singer-Songwriter LeRoy Bell: The Rise, Fall And Rise Again http://kuow.org/post/singer-songwriter-leroy-bell-rise-fall-and-rise-again-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most people know about singer-songwriter </span><a href="http://www.leroybell.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">LeRoy Bell&nbsp;</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from his appearances in 2011 as one of the top performers on the network television singing competition,&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.thexfactorusa.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The X Factor.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But long before televised competitions,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">LeRoy</span><span style="lin Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:58:48 +0000 Dave Beck 10166 at http://kuow.org Singer-Songwriter LeRoy Bell: The Rise, Fall And Rise Again Jovino Santos Neto: The Sorcerer's Apprentice http://kuow.org/post/jovino-santos-neto-sorcerers-apprentice-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1977,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.cornish.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Cornish College of the Arts</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> faculty member</span><a href="http://www.jovisan.net/" style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jovino Santos Neto</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was coming back home to Brazil after university studies in Canada.&nbsp;</span>Jovino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was planning to do graduate work in biology in the Amazon rain forest. But on a whim, </span>Jovino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> decided to first knock on the door of the famous Brazilian composer, bandleader and multi-instrumentalist</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"> </strong><a href="http://www.hermetopascoal.com.br/english/index.asp" style="line-height: 1.5;">Hermeto Pascoal</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:41:29 +0000 Dave Beck 8250 at http://kuow.org Jovino Santos Neto: The Sorcerer's Apprentice Want to Hear Beck’s New Music? Do It Yourself! http://kuow.org/post/want-hear-beck-s-new-music-do-it-yourself-0 <p></p><p>In the days before records were mass-produced, people learned about popular songs through sheet music.&nbsp; The pop musician known as Beck (no relation to KUOW’s Dave Beck) was so intrigued by that idea that his latest album isn’t even a recording at all.&nbsp;<a href="http://songreader.net/"> </a> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:16:47 +0000 Dave Beck 6774 at http://kuow.org Want to Hear Beck’s New Music? Do It Yourself! The Brazilian Sounds Of Choro: A Living Tradition http://kuow.org/post/brazilian-sounds-choro-living-tradition <p>Stuart Zobel is the guitarist in the Seattle-based band <a href="http://www.choroloco.com/">Choroloco</a>. The band plays music from Brazil called “choro.” Stewart says the infectious rhythms and melodies of the music, and the spirit of community associated with the choro style is what draws him to the music. He says:</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:23:37 +0000 Dave Beck 3353 at http://kuow.org The Brazilian Sounds Of Choro: A Living Tradition