Combining a classic rock and roll sensibility with a danceable horn section, the 10 members of Ohio Brass & Electric brought their full sound into the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. In between songs, the band spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about its formation, the logistics of being a large band and how they choose what songs to perform
Ohio Brass & Electric will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Saturday, April 19th.
When Kenan Trebincevic was eleven years old he was living with his family in a city in northern Bosnia. Then war broke out in the former Yugoslavia. The Trebincevic family's peaceful existence was shattered. They were Muslims. Their city was directly in the crossfire between warring factions of Serbs and Croats. The brutal ethnic cleansing of Bosnia had begun.
Dayton’s got a problem with brain drain—young people get an education here, then leave to use those skills somewhere else. The organization UpDayton was created in part to combat that, and it’s now in its sixth year and holding a summit this Friday.