On Saturday November 12th, Kettering Fairmont High will host the 4th annual A Cappella Festival. These events are springing up around the country but Fairmont believes they are blazing the trail. Brody McDonald is the Choir Director at Fairmont - a job he's held for 13 years. The job has its challenges.
Signs of Life is a Pink Floyd tribute band hailing from Cincinnati. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke Jon Stankorb (guitarist, vocalist and bandleader) about their dynamic live show that includes music, video and lighting effects to harness the essence of Pink Floyd.
Signs of Life will perform on Saturday, November 5th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.
Artist: Billy Thompson Release: Remixed & Remastered, Audio CD Blind Pig Records, 2010
This reviewer became a proponent of this left coast expatriate, now West Virginia resident Billy Thompson, late in life. I missed his 1991 "Coat of Many Colors" release, but since 1994 I have been shouting his praises. The fervor runs more along the lines of “say it loud, I'm blue and I'm proud!”
Blues Views is a new occasional feature on wyso.org with reviews of new releases from blues artists written by our own Shakin' Dave Hussong. Hear Shakin' Dave host Hall of Fame Blues on Monday night, 8-11pm.
Artist: Grady Champion Release: Dreamin’ Audio CD GSM Music Group, 2011