TRADITIONS playlist #17-36

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, September 9, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com The Chapin Sisters joined me in the studio to share some live music and to discuss the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival. Lily and Abigail Chapin, the daughters … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-35

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, August 29, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, September 2, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com Aztec Two-Step’s Rex Fowler and singer-songwriter Amy Allison visited the show this week. Rex discussed the new Aztec Two-Step CD Naked and Amy performed live in the studio … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-34

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, August 26, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com Tim Erbach was my guest this week. The Jersey City based singer-songwriter performed live in our studio and discussed the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival – the city’s … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-33

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, August 12, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, August 19, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com This week’s was prepared as a reaction to the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia and the aftermath. We shared songs about the Civil Rights movement as well … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-32

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, August 12, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com (Tune in to for the 2-hour version of WFDU’s TRADITIONS each Sunday from 3pm to 5pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-31

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, August 5, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com (Tune in to for the 2-hour version of WFDU’s TRADITIONS each Sunday from 3pm to 5pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for May 7, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday May 13 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com What can I say about a broadcast that features a conversation with music legend Melanie and an in-studio performance from the amazing contemporary folk duo The Levins? Not to mention great new music from Joel Mabus, Katy Moffatt, Fred Gillen Jr. and a new … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for April 2, 2017

New music from The Down Hill Strugglers, Joanne Rand, Calan, Taarka and more. Plus, a return from Ramblin’ Bob (Rob Carlson) with a new and important topical song (click on the link below to listen). (Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM … → read more

“Trust” the Levins to Kickoff 2015 in Style

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for January 25, 2015 Not even a month old, 2015 has delivered several powerful new recordings from some of the folk communities guiding lights as well as talented new artists on the rise. I spent a significant portion of today’s broadcast sharing selections from CDs released during … → read more

Celebrating Josh White – Father & Son

WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for November 30, 2014 As many readers will know, I wear two hats – one as the host of WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS and another as the President of the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Today’s show involved my juggling both caps, and in keeping with FCC … → read more