Kara Kulpa CD Release Show with Beth Colegrove & Dan Blakeslee
“Poetic and soulful” and “A riotousily fun time” are just a couple of ways folks have described singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Kara Kulpa. Originally hailing from the midwest, Kulpa uprooted and moved cross-country to Cambridge, MA, in the spring of 2010. In the fall of 2011, she will hit the road again in support of her second full-length album, The Water’s Edge. This album features performances by nationally recognized artists including Richard Gates (bass), Kris Delmhorst (cello/vocals), Chris Merenda (banjo) and Brad Wentworth (percussion).
The mission of the Trio is to put their personal spin on traditional and contemporary music while mixing and matching American string band styles with music from around the globe. Always drawing upon their individual backgrounds rooted strongly in Classical, Country, and Jazz they reinvent their various influences with well-crafted and creative arrangements while featuring cello as the lead instrument possibly for the first time ever in many of these genres. http://triboroughtrio.bandcamp.com/album/naive-melody
Tune in to Jazz Inspired as we celebrate George Wein, an American jazz promoter and producer who has been called "the most famous jazz impresario" and "the most important non-player... in jazz history". He is the founder of what is probably the best-known jazz festival in the United States, the Newport Jazz Festival, which is held every summer in Newport, Rhode Island. George Wein is also a pianist and has also performed at numerous jazz festivals and events including his own Newport Jazz Festival.
Eric Kufs, (vocals, guitar), Adam Busch (vocals, saxophone, harmonica, glockenspiel), and Jordan Katz (vocals, trumpet, banjo) are childhood friends from New York, USA, and have been making music together for almost 20 years. http://commonrotation.com/
Mark Mandeville & Old Constitution with Maggie Mackay featuring The Whiskey Boys
Since 2006, the collaboration between Mark Mandeville and his musical soul mate Raianne Richards have produced the delicate compositions of "The Accident That Led Me To The World," as well as two distinct solo records, and this fall the duo will be accompanied by drummer Dylan S. Clark and guitarist Zach Peckham to herald the release of Mandeville's Old Constitution. This unexpected joining of veteran musicians transmits in full stereo the carefully arranged folk/country sound recently commanded by Mandeville and Richards.
The Bigfoot Research Organization with Rob Laurens, Dave Dersham, Joel Ninesling & Lloyd Thaye
Fact: The Bigfoot Research Organization (or BRO, for short) is a unique and as-yet-unclassified musical group. Hard to describe accurately, yet strangely mesmerizing to hear, you kind of have to experience the BRO first-hand to believe it. A BRO show offers an ideal opportunity to encounter this cryptomusicological phenomenon in its natural, nocturnal state.
Even if he didn’t “kill him a b’ar when he was only three”, as the Disney song extolled, David Crockett was probably our first celebrity hero. A true “Son of Tennessee”, which was the frontier of America in the very early 1800s, Crockett was a very successful bear hunter; the archetypical frontiersman, and a gifted raconteur. The wilderness was indeed his cathedral. Tune in to Inquiry tonight when we talk with writer MICHAEL WALLIS about his thrilling history of the idiosyncratic DAVID CROCKETT: THE LION OF THE WEST.
Noted writer and novelist CHUCK PALAHNUIK returns to Inquiry to talk about his latest book DAMNED, the first volume in a three volume series. Damned is narrated by Madison, a prepubescent privileged daughter of classic Hollywood types who finds herself very much in the depths of hell wearing the right shoes. So what’s it like to create a detailed vision of the depths of eternal damnation? Tune in and find out. All I will say is avoid the popcorn balls.