Podcast: Harmonica Greats
Episode #16-02 | airing 1-12-16

This week we’ll turn our attention to the Harmonica and some of its finest players. We’ll hear classic masters like Little Walter and James Cotton, innovators like Mickey Raphael Charlie McCoy and John Mayall and new a new recording from Charlie Musselwhite and a fine new collection featuring Blues Harp … → read more

Podcast: To Those We’ve Lost
Episode #16-01 | airing 1-06-16

Photo by Jean-Luc Ourlin-1977

At the beginning of each year it’s important to reflect on the musicians who have passed and their significance to the music. When I glance at all the year end lists I’m always surprised at whom I’ve forgotten or missed. This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we’ll note … → read more

Remembering Theodore Bikel

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for July 26, 2015 Over the past few years, I find myself broadcasting memorial shows much too frequently. The folk music community recently said farewell to another influential member when Theodore Bikel passed away on July 20 at the age of 91. A true multi-faceted artist whose … → read more

THEODORE BIKEL TO CELEBRATE 85TH BIRTHDAY AT CARNEGIE HALL

2009 has a number of anniversaries to celebrate. In recent articles I’ve mentioned the upcoming Pete Seeger 90th Birthday celebration at Madison Square Garden, the 50th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival, and later this year we will celebate the 40th anniversary of Woodstock! (Not to mention the most incredible … → read more