Ron’s Favorites of 2015

Ron Olesko on the air at WFDU-FM on June 15, 2004

& WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for January 10, 2016 The year 2016 is two weeks old and I have already received over a dozen new recordings to share on my radio show. While I am looking forward to all the musical treats the coming 12 months promise, I want to take a … → read more

NERFA 2015

Ron’s Thoughts on the 2015 Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference and WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlists for November 29 & December 13, 2015 My radio programs for November 29 and December 10 were filled with exciting new music that I picked up at the 21st annual Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference (NERFA) … → read more

Efrat Reveals Strength in the Silver Lining

Review of a new CD from Efrat and WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for November 1 & 15, 2015 I met Efrat several years ago when she came into the studios of WFDU-FM to perform with Spuyten Duyvil. The original fiddler for the band had recently left the group, and Efrat was just … → read more