Writer, teacher and mentor JON YOUNG has written a book about looking at birds like no other. WHAT THE ROBIN KNOWS: HOW BIRDS REVEAL THE SECRETS OF THE NATURAL WORLD takes the reader into the world of “deep bird language”. By learning the behaviors and vocalizations of the birds found immediately around us we can begin to know individual birds. The calls and flights that birds make when a cat on the hunt enters their territory or when a Cooper’s Hawk flies overhead are very different and you can learn these variations.
We turn up the summer August heat with Mississippi Heat. Their recordings have won awards such as "BEST CHICAGO BLUES CD OF THE YEAR" and "BEST BLUES PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR" We promise to turn up the A.C. to cool things down!
As a child, Julian Lage was quickly recognized as a guitar prodigy. He recorded with David Grisman and toured with Gary Burton before he was old enough to drive. Since then he has evolved into a composer with a deep understanding of the scope of American music, expressed on his acclaimed 2011 album, Gladwell. Lage solos on his “Etude #1” and “Alone Together,” and joins Jon Weber for “Just Friends.”
Alto saxophone phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world -all before the age of 20! She recently added vocalist to her resume. Kelly duets with host Jon Weber on “The Way You Look Tonight,” and her original tunes: the bouncy “Flying Fish” and the sultry bossa nova vocal, “Gone.”
The Beehive's Sunday night Blues series features a core band of legendary players with a revolving door of guests singing, sitting in, and getting down...the perfect antidote for the Sunday blues!
The all-star house blues band is led by 25-year musical veteran keyboardist and producer, Bruce Bears. Come in for a relaxing Sunday night of great performance, food and libations compliments of Jack Daniels. Don't miss it!
Three inspirations for guitarist Abbasi are Pakistani vocalist Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948-97), pianist Andrew Hill, and this Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet. Then guitarist Romero Lubambo and two Brazilian compatriots meet swinging tenor Harry Allen over bossa novas by Jobim. Rez and Paz, back to back, on JazzSet.
This edition of Folk Revival brings us songs for and about kids-- featuring Peter-Paul-&-Mary, Eric Sinclair, Elizabeth Mitchell, The Folk Tradition, Dar Williams, the Cumberland Trio, Sarah McMullen, Erin Sydney Welsh, the Limeliters, Betty Lehrman, Holly Hanson & Neptune's Car, Sometymes Why, the Waysiders, the Chad Mitchell Trio, Burl Ives, Pete Seeger, Shel Silverstein, Carrie Rowan, David Williams, and a Kidsongs tribute to Woody Guthrie for his 100th Birthday with songs from Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, and Sarah Lee Guthrie.
It is estimated that more than 39% of all adults ages 18 to 34 live their parents or moved back temporarily in recent years. This is a trend that could have serious consequences for the physical and financial needs of parents across the country. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al's guest will be Jody Gastfriend, VP of Care Management at the Boston based CARE.com. Hear how parents are coping with the return of their adult children.