Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en David Wiatrolik: Wishful Thinking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/david-wiatrolik-wishful-thinking <p>Fresh off the 2014 release of ‘<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/GinMillGypsies/timeline">Dave and the Gin Mill Gypsies</a></strong>’, Laramie guitarist, singer, and songwriter David Wiatrolik assembles a stripped down trio (Dana Robertson, drums and Luke Woodbury, bass) to perform live at the WPM studios.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:52:03 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 61196 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org David Wiatrolik: Wishful Thinking Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/big-horn-mountain-festival-celebrates-10-years-american-roots-music <p>The Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo celebrates ten years of roots, bluegrass and Americana music at the Johnson County Fairgrounds,<a href="http://www.bighornmountainfestival.com/" target="_blank"> July 11 through 13</a>. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked one of the organizers, Paul Jarvis, to remember the festival’s early years.</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 60666 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Big Horn Mountain Festival Celebrates 10 Years Of American Roots Music Learning To Play: Musical Pursuits And A Childhood Wish http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/learning-play-musical-pursuits-and-childhood-wish <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="330" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/98888705?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="575"></iframe></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:20:29 +0000 Jennifer Tennican 60731 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Copoetics: Here, Hear! http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/copoetics-here-hear <p>This <strong><a href="http://thecopoetics.com/" target="_blank">Sioux Falls, SD duo</a></strong> is putting the finishing touches on a new album, which includes this song.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/23yYdZzoagk" width="560"></iframe></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:11:44 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 60037 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Copoetics: Here, Hear! Cory McDaniel: Took My Money http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cory-mcdaniel-took-my-money <p>Casper's <strong><a href="http://www.corypmcdaniel.com/" target="_blank">Cory McDaniel </a></strong>(guitar) and Amy Gieske (bass) play one from the new record, The Tremors.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153599477&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:25:00 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 59555 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cory McDaniel: Took My Money A New Standard? Jackson Singer Adds A New Song To The Jazz Repertoire http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-standard-jackson-singer-adds-new-song-jazz-repertoire <p>A new album by Jackson Hole jazz singer Nicole Madison jazzes up a '60s pop song and gives it a place among classic jazz standards. The album’s name—‘In My Life’—comes from a song written by the Beatles. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer reached Nicole Madison at home.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:07:56 +0000 Micah Schweizer 59474 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A New Standard? Jackson Singer Adds A New Song To The Jazz Repertoire Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/colorado-bluegrass-band-thunder-and-rain-morning-music <p><span class="userContent">Golden, Colorado bluegrass band <a href="http://thunderandrainmusic.com/home" target="_blank"><strong>Thunder and Rain </strong></a>are known for their "Mountain Made Colorado Country" music. Three of the five band members, guitarist and vocalist Erinn Lukes, mandolin player Pete Weber, and <span class="userContent">banjo player and vocalist </span> R.P. Oates stopped by Wyoming Public Media on June 6. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Anna Rader 59464 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Colorado Bluegrass Band Thunder And Rain On Morning Music Steve Frame: Fourteen Hours http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/steve-frame-fourteen-hours <p><strong><a href="http://steveframe.net/" target="_blank">Steve Frame</a></strong> and his fellow Western Rebel Jim Halsey, aka Jimmy Harper, perform a song written for workers in the western oil fields.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1FfhuiI-UBU" width="560"></iframe><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/151882989&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:36:41 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 59046 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Steve Frame: Fourteen Hours Seattle Musician Jill Cohn On Morning Music http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/seattle-musician-jill-cohn-morning-music <p>Seattle singer-songwriter <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/JillCohnmusic1">Jill Cohn</a></strong> and her guitarist Dave Sampson stopped by <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/WyomingPublicMedia?ref=stream">Wyoming Public Media</a> </strong>on May 22 and played a live set on Morning Music with Paul Montoya. Jill played at Laramie's Coal Creek Coffee Company the night before. They were accompanied by Jill's well traveled pup Simone.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 22:38:27 +0000 Anna Rader 58729 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Seattle Musician Jill Cohn On Morning Music The WYOmericana Caravan Kicks Off Its Summer Tour In Laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomericana-caravan-kicks-its-summer-tour-laramie <p><a href="http://www.wyomericana.com/"><strong>The Wyomericana Caravan </strong></a>pulled into Wyoming Public Radio on May 21 ahead of their kickoff show in Laramie at the <strong><a href="http://www.gryphontheatre.org/" target="_blank">Gryphon Theatre</a></strong>.&nbsp; <strong><a href="http://www.jshogren.com/">J Shogren</a></strong> from Centennial, <strong><a href="http://www.pattifiasco.net/" target="_blank">Patti Fiasco</a></strong> from Laramie/Fort Collins, and <strong><a href="http://screendoorporch.com/">Screen Door Porch</a></strong> from Jackson. Wed, 21 May 2014 19:38:42 +0000 Anna Rader 58647 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The WYOmericana Caravan Kicks Off Its Summer Tour In Laramie How The West Was Fun: Documentary Screening And Dance Party http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/how-west-was-fun-documentary-screening-and-dance-party <div class="userContentWrapper aboveUnitContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"><div class="_wk mbm"><p><strong><a href="http://www.jentenproductions.com/" target="_blank">JenTen</a></strong><strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=649602958391428" href="https://www.facebook.com/JenTenProd" id="js_46"> Productions</a><a href="http://www.jentenproductions.com/"> </a></strong>documentary film on The <strong><a data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=122674964479978" href="http://stagecoachbar.net/" target="_blank">Stagecoach Bar</a></strong> in Wilson, Wyoming is play Thu, 15 May 2014 18:59:49 +0000 Anna Rader 58333 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org How The West Was Fun: Documentary Screening And Dance Party Steep Canyon Rangers: Come Dance http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/steep-canyon-rangers-come-dance <p>WPM’s Ranch Breakfast show recently had a visit from the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass sextet the <strong><a href="http://www.steepcanyon.com/" target="_blank">Steep Canyon Rangers</a></strong>. Here’s a live performance of an original song from their newest album, Tell The Ones I Love.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/149187476&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 18:18:03 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 58160 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Steep Canyon Rangers: Come Dance UW Songwriters Record For WPM's Single Shot Live http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-songwriters-record-wpms-single-shot-live <p>Four students from Julian Saporiti's 'American Popular Music: Songwriting' class at the University of Wyoming stopped by the WPM studios on May 8 to record two songs they wrote during the class.</p><p>Billing themselves as 'The Millenials,' the group performed a song written in the style of a '60s girl group but with lyrics written from the perspective of a 21st century woman.</p><p>Stay tuned for an upcoming feature on <strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/programs/single-shot-live" target="_blank">Single Shot Live</a></strong>!&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:46:04 +0000 Micah Schweizer 58061 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Songwriters Record For WPM's Single Shot Live Mosey West: The King and Queen of L.A. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mosey-west-king-and-queen-la <p><strong><a href="http://www.moseywest.com/" target="_blank">Mosey West</a></strong>, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, plays a song from their newest EP, ‘Bermuda.’</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/fVh6KIvtvB4" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148587690&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:23:14 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 58010 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mosey West: The King and Queen of L.A. Summer 2014 Festivals http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/summer-2014-festivals <p>Now until August 31, take a photo of you (and your friends) at a Wyoming music festival, use the hashtag <a class="twitter-hashtag pretty-link js-nav" data-query-source="hashtag_click" dir="ltr" href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wyofest?src=hash"><s>#</s><b>wyofest</b></a> and post it to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. We'll collect all of the photos taken this summer and feature them on our website!</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 22:58:40 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 57972 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Summer 2014 Festivals Ethan Chartier: Spring http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ethan-chartier-spring <p>Armed with an acoustic guitar and a looping pedal, Sheridan’s Ethan Chartier creates a one-man band drawing on rock, funk and jam-band influences.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7hkdOaztkXY" width="560"></iframe></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147131512&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:12:26 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 57579 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ethan Chartier: Spring John Fadial: Ballade From Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 3 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/john-fadial-ballade-ysa-e-s-sonata-no-3 <p>John Fadial teaches violin at the University of Wyoming. <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/04/spring-recital-series-comes-to-a-close-at-uw-april-17.html">On Thursday, April 17 he’ll perform with pianist Theresa Bogard</a> at 7:30 pm at the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Fadial says the recital emphasizes contemporary repertoire for violin and piano written since 1995, including works by Richard Danielpour, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Arvo Pärt. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:08:45 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 56937 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org John Fadial: Ballade From Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 3 Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/buddy-macdonald-nobody-home <p>Guitarist, singer, and songwriter <strong><a href="http://www.buddymacdonald.ca/" target="_blank">Buddy MacDonald</a></strong> is a fixture in the Cape Breton music scene and is no stranger to Wyoming, either. Here’s a song that fits both places.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9ng-_tp6qYI" width="420"></iframe></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:23:22 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 56440 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Buddy MacDonald: Nobody Home Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jeff-duloz-solitary-blues <p>Even though he doesn’t like the term, Laramie’s Jeff Duloz is a formidable one-man band, with crunchy guitar and primal kick drum underpinning his simmering vocals.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/p5wnqpbGObw" width="420"></iframe></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141231019&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:28:00 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55810 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jeff Duloz: Solitary Blues First Annual UW Jazz Fest Draws Student Groups From Around The State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/first-annual-uw-jazz-fest-draws-student-groups-around-state <p>The University of Wyoming is hosting its <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/finearts/jazzfest/">first annual jazz festival</a> Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28. Both days are filled with concerts by high school and middle school jazz groups from around Wyoming. Guest artists from around the country will provide feedback to the performers and conduct clinics with the groups. UW professor and festival organizer Scott Turpen says first and foremost, the festival is about education.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:14:52 +0000 Micah Schweizer 55695 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org First Annual UW Jazz Fest Draws Student Groups From Around The State Sleeping Cranes: New Brides http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sleeping-cranes-new-brides <p>An example of Cheyenne-based <strong><a href="http://sleepingcranesmusic.bandcamp.com/" target="_blank">Sleeping Cranes</a></strong>’ fragile, poetic music.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Sqk3-WIJP5k</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/138911485&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:17:51 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 55101 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sleeping Cranes: New Brides UW Symphony Collaborates With Visiting Artists http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-symphony-collaborates-visiting-artists <p>On Thursday, March 6,<a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/02/uw-symphony-performs-march-6.html"> the University of Wyoming Symphony is collaborating with two guest artists</a>: jazz harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret and visiting conductor Tonu Kalam. Kalam has directed professional orchestras around the world, and for more than two decades, he’s directed the University of North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked Kalam what he most enjoys about conducting student orchestras.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 54853 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Symphony Collaborates With Visiting Artists Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jason-burge-when-heart-says-move <p>Here’s a new song from Mississippi-raised, Laramie-based singer-songwriter Jason Burge.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP0RZvjdw8o&amp;feature=youtu.be</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136562831&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:13:49 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 54496 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jason Burge: When The Heart Says Move Brass Band Invades Buffalo: Worlds of Music Hosts Orkestar Zirkonium http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/brass-band-invades-buffalo-worlds-music-hosts-orkestar-zirkonium <p>Worlds of Music brings international musical styles to rural Wyoming. That includes a Balkan-style brass band this weekend in Buffalo. The Seattle-based 15-piece Orkestar Zirkonium will work with local schools and put on a <a href="http://wyomingworldsofmusic.com/Events.html" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">series of free shows and workshops</a> for the public. Worlds of Music organizer David Romtvedt says the group even plans a friendly takeover of downtown Buffalo.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 01:09:28 +0000 Rebecca Golden 54270 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Brass Band Invades Buffalo: Worlds of Music Hosts Orkestar Zirkonium 12-Year-Old Piano Prodigy Competes In Paris http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/12-year-old-piano-prodigy-competes-paris <p>12-year-old Laramie pianist James Wilson was one of only two Americans to compete in the prestigious Lagny-sur-Marne piano competition in Paris last month.</p><p>http://youtu.be/N9bWN1u5D2c</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Micah Schweizer 54030 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 12-Year-Old Piano Prodigy Competes In Paris Doug Balmain: Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/doug-balmain-home <p>Wyoming singer-songwriter<strong><a href="http://dougbalmain.com/home" target="_blank"> Doug Balmain </a></strong>blends&nbsp; genres from Americana, rock, blues, to red dirt country. With a personal fusion of styles and honest lyrics, Doug performs his tune "Home" at the Wyoming Public Media studios.</p><p><span class="watch-page-link"><a href="http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/FLjQ__85iMw</a></span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:48:09 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 53950 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Doug Balmain: Home Yellowjackets Take Stage With UW Jazz Ensemble http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/yellowjackets-take-stage-uw-jazz-ensemble <p></p><p>Grammy-award winning jazz group, the Yellowjackets, will perform with the University of Wyoming Jazz Ensemble Thursday night.&nbsp;The Yellowjackets will also conduct workshops with UW musicians. &nbsp;UW Jazz Ensemble director Scott Turpen says the Yellowjackets’ visit is part of the music department’s Eminent Artist-in-Residence program.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:11:49 +0000 Rebecca Golden 53904 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Yellowjackets Take Stage With UW Jazz Ensemble Internationally Acclaimed Conductor Directs UW Student Ensembles http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/internationally-acclaimed-conductor-directs-uw-student-ensembles <p>Maestro Gerard Schwarz raises his baton at the University of Wyoming. The former Seattle Symphony Orchestra director has 13 Grammy nominations and two Emmy wins to his credit, among numerous other awards. Tonight (Feb. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:43:49 +0000 Micah Schweizer 53627 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Internationally Acclaimed Conductor Directs UW Student Ensembles Melanie Devaney: Greenville http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/melanie-devaney-greenville <p>LA-based singer-songwriter <strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Melanie </a></strong><strong><a href="http://melaniedevaney.com/home" target="_blank">Devaney</a></strong>’s heart-felt music draws inspiration from her travels.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/133078374&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:32:25 +0000 Ben Slater, Micah Schweizer & Anna Rader 53525 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Melanie Devaney: Greenville BeatGrass: Everlasting Home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/beatgrass-everlasting-home <p>We were saddened to hear that<strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/beatgrassband" target="_blank"> BeatGrass</a></strong> banjo-picker Pete Mergard passed away last week. Here’s a song from the Cheyenne-based band’s December 2013 visit to the WPM studios.</p><p>http://youtu.be/31QQh9LLty0</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132059167&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:28:46 +0000 Anna Rader, Ben Slater & Micah Schweizer 53267 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org BeatGrass: Everlasting Home