This soulful singer delivers the goods
The Across the Universe star and her band are on the Dec. 7 bill at the Screven Motor Sports Complex.
How the towering blues guitarist re-invents himself
"We could just pretend it's 2009 and just keep doing the same Albert Hall set, but I think fortune favors the bold. And I think fortune favors the one that's willing to take a risk."
'Never let your inner children die'
"Sometimes it's boring; sometimes it's 800 miles, nothing happens, but then suddenly you find such a great valley. You have to be patient, you have to believe and you have to trust that you're going to somewhere special. Always."
"Some songs and writings, because of the poetry, have the power of catching visions from the past but also from the future so it makes sense that those songs can connect with you any time, everywhere."
Headliner Peter Yarrow has been uniting people for 50 years
"Yes, it will be nostalgic for many. But on another level, it will bring them a sense of what is still possible."
Ed Roland and co. to rock Richmond Hill festival
"When I wrote 'Shine,' I just put it down, I thought it was a good pop tune. I didn't think it was something that would launch a career."
Feeling the funk with Florida's Mofro man
"If I wanted to be like anybody, I always wanted to be Jerry Reed. Of course, I haven't come close ... I wanted to land somewhere between him and Jerry Clower."
Reunited onstage for the Jazz Fest
"There was this engineer who had his own mixing studio in his house in Santa Monica," Doug Carn recalls. "He mixed for motion picture soundtracks, and he charged $200 an hour. And I had $200. I said 'The album is 52 minutes long.'"
Legendary musician blows into town
"I had done that one record with Joni Mitchell, and she said 'Listen, will your band record on my next album?'" he recalls.
Nashville band leads the pack at inaugural event
"We had some choices as to what we should do, and we thought 'Let's go try and build a crowd in the South, and on the east coast, like we've done out here in the West. And if we do that, we'll have the whole United States covered.'"
A talk with the iconic Ike Carter
From jazz to gospel, blues to Latin music, hip-hop to alternative soul, every program speaks to WHCJ's mission as musical ambassador for the university.