Entries in music (52)
Jazz meets hip hop as Madison’s most celebrated spoken word poet, Rob Dz, joins forces with the New Breed Quartet, one of Madison’s top jazz bands. Like a jazz artist, Mr. Dz composes spontaneously using words instead of music, and his latest collaboration with the New Breed will create original material that draws on contemporary characteristics of each genre while allowing generous space for improvisation.
Mark Adkins returns to Mad Toast Live with a new lineup in his band Subvocal. The group is described as "Folk Noir."
An active and exciting new songwriter on the Madison and WI scenes, Brandon Beebe was the recent recipient of a 2012 Madison Music Award for "Best New Artist". "Gently finger-picked acoustic guitar and vocals are deceptive; a close listen reveals layers of delicate sounds that are simply a joy to delve into. At times he can seem much older than his years. His lyrics are deeply felt and bear the mark of someone who has a lifetime of experiences to draw from." (Rick Tvedt / Local Sounds Magazine)
These iconic musicians recently ended a 17-year stint at the Avenue Bar playing their brand of Dixieland Jazz. Now they can be found at festivals and other venues all over!
Hendrickson's new record, "Walking With Angels", produced by Bo Ramsey (Greg Brown, Lucinda Williams) spent 25 weeks in the Top 20 on Roots Music Report's Folk charts and is in regular rotation at nearly 100 stations across the country including Nashville's award-winning WSM-AM "The Legend".