After five years, 400+ shows, and four award-winning albums, New Jersey-based 21-year-old singer/songwriter Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why returns to our studio. Quincy just released his fifth album, Its Only Change, which was recorded in Nashville, TN with producer Ken Coomer (Wilco, Uncle Tupelo). This August 20 session features the funky soulful sounds of Quincy Mumford his band in an acoustic set.
Foot stomping, suitcase kicking, banjo strumming Americana band Big Kettle Drum joins Sound Waves in the studio on Friday, September 13 at noon.
Big Kettle Drum is an honest, hard-working Americana band that has fought through adversity to release its highly anticipated 2013 EP entitled NantucketCircle, which deals in part to the band’s front man Brant Menswar coping with his young son’s recovery from a rare blood cancer, Myleodysplastic Syndrome. The songs are gritty, heartfelt and spiritually uplifting.
Tune in to Freedom in the Groove this Labor Day night, Sept. 2, at 10:00 p.m. for a live interview with perennial jazz figure, Spike Wilner.
In addition to being a highly gifted pianist, Wilner is also Co-owner of Smalls Jazz Club, a popular venue located in New York City. We will be discussing the revolutionary happenings at Smalls, including live-streamed performance videos and an Artist Revenue Sharing program.