If variety is the spice of life, that’s Joan Hutton. Joan loves composing for varied types of instrumental combinations and playing in varied groups. Her recent conversation with Phil Nusbaum started with Joan talking about one of her favorite instruments.
Joan Hutton loves composing for varied types of instrumental combinations and playing in varied groups. The Joan Hutton Jazz project has a streaming show Thurs April 22 at 7pm at the Dakota. Her recent conversation with Phil Nusbaum started with Joan talking about one of her favorite instruments.
The Red Lake Solar Project is a comprehensive energy initiative with potential to change the energy game for the Red Lake Nation while creating local jobs as well as appeal for new industries to move to the region. Bob Blake is Executive Director of Native Sun Community Power Development. He’s a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe and owner of Solar Bear, a solar installation company based in the Twin Cities. He joined the morning show to discuss the progress and promise of the Red Lake Solar Project and he explained how it’s a modern day progression of traditional Ojibwe culture and tradition.
This week on Minnesota Music notes Brett Carter features Minnesota singer songwriter John Magnuson. John Magnuson released Barely Noticeable, a 13 song album in November of 2020. As part of his musical journey, Magnuson played guitar with Twin Cities band The Carpetbaggers when they toured with Son Volt and shared stage with bands like Los Lobos, Alison Krauss and the Gear Daddies.
Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music including Miriam Tell, Sarah Morris, Benjamin Miller, Chastity Brown, Dessa, Bad Bad Hats, Alicia Corbett and more.
The new moon is rising: the eyelid of God is upon us. If the clouds clear at all, Mars will be shining in the western sky, and if you stay up for it, you’ll see Saturn and Jupiter rising. It’s the Late Night Special on Stay Human, with David McDonald’s night time inspiration, Terry O’Brien sleepless in Suomi, and night owls on midnight drives, starlit walks, exploring the Mysterium Tremendum.
A few weeks ago we spoke with Jerry Vandiver about his role as “Jerry Berry” on his new kid’s album, “Let’s Go Outside!”
Seems like the spring time change is hard for lots of people. Dr. Michael Howell, a sleep specialist, and professor at the U of MN joined Ann to talk about why exactly the time change is so difficult and what to do about it.