Neal Gittleman, the director and Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, came by the WYSO studios on May 1st along with Sean Michael Flowers, the vocal director of the Dayton Philharmonic, and guest artists from the Human Race Theater Company, Katie Pees and Jay Pierce. They came in to talk about the collaboration between Human Race Theater and the Dayton Philharmonic for their upcoming show “The Best of Broadway," and gave a little preview in the form of three fantastic songs from the upcoming show.
Rebellum came by the WYSO studios after playing the first of two nights in Dayton on their U.S. ‘pre tour’ to the release of their debut album The Darknuss. Listen as they talk about their new album, where they are from, as well as the four shows that they're playing in Dayton. If you tune in, you will also get to live renditions of four songs from their album The Darknuss, which will be released later this year.
It's been nearly ten years since Dayton native Jeremy Little has performed in his hometown. Now based in LA, Little enjoys a career as a composer and continues to perform his own music from time to time. He visited the WYSO studio for an acoustic performance ahead of a show at Canal Public House and talked to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about his musical career and its Dayton roots.
Jeremy Little will perform at Canal Public House on May 1st.
Noah Wotherspoon, Rob Thaxton and Josh Gonzalez brought the blues to the WYSO studios for the April 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass. The trio performed a variety of blues tunes, even getting Shakin' Dave himself to sit in on the final song.
A staple of the Cincinnati music scene performing solo as well as with the Psychodots, Rob Fetters has also enjoyed a long career in commercial music. Fetters visited the WYSO studio to perform acoustic versions of songs from his latest solo album, Saint Ain't, and spoke with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about the process of writing and recording the album as well his storied musical career.