Named for an essay by Dr. Martin Luther King, the World House Choir made its debut performance in 2013 at Antioch College's Coretta Scott King Center.
WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota spoke with Dr. Cathy Roma, director of the World House Choir, before a rehearsal for their 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Day performance at the Coretta Scott King Center. Roma shared her thoughts on why singing together as a community can affect change, and the choir shared some selections from its upcoming performance.
Lynn Goldsmith has spent the last 40 years taking classic photographs of some of our greatest music legends. Goldsmith's work reads like a Who's Who of Modern Music. She has taken photos of hundreds of music legends ranging from The Rolling Stones to David Byrne to Patti Smith to Bruce Springsteen, The Police, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, The Go-Gos, James Brown, Bob Dylan, Blondie, The Beastie Boys, and Michael Franti, to name just a few.
As the new year approaches, Rosedale and Alex Baker visited the WYSO studios to share some songs and give updates on what they've been doing since their last visit to Yellow Springs. Each performed several songs live on the air and talked about plans for 2014.
On Saturday, December 7th, local musicians and music fans will gather at Blind Bob's for North of Nowhere South, a celebration of the life and music of Jeremy Frederick. The show will feature many of Frederick's former bandmates and proceeds benefit his daughter's education fund. Local musicians Tim Krug, Tyler Trent and Christian Roerig visited the WYSO studios to talk about Jeremy's musical legacy and share some songs from his vast musical legacy.
This Saturday, Ghostlight Coffee will host Artistic Expression, it's a benefit show for Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley's Miracle Clubhouse. Dawn Cooksey is a singer-songwriter who also works for Goodwill Easter Seals. She visited the WYSO studios to talk about Artistic Expression and the mission of Miracle Clubhouse.