Whistlers and Music

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What instrument does the human voice share the same range? With the approach of St. Patrick’s Day, Whistler Hall of Fame inductee Milt Briggs whistles a few Irish tunes, and provides a little insight into the life of a competitive whistler.

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Motown and Movements

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Motown and that “Motown sound” continues to be a powerful influence on musicians and songwriters, and it’s just plain funMotown on Mondays (“MOM”) is truly a party for all ages, with 18 current locations, and looking to spread the joy into Europe. This week, I speak with a few of the Sacramento Motown on Mondays gang – Ginnie Jester, Chris Hopkins, and DJ Epik – about this unique ongoing event.

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Roots and tunes

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South Sac Jooks‘ American root music start the new year off on a high note (pun intended.) We talk a little about the history of root music, and the Jooks play a couple of tunes with harmonica, guitar, washboard, and string bucket bass for instruments.

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Guitars and pigs

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Why are the numbers of luthiers dwindling? This week, I talk with Dave Lynch – owner of Guitar Workshop, tech, and inventor ,about the world of guitars and the magical attributes of music.

Also, we visit San Juan Island National Historic Park.

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Music healing and hawks

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Music affects all parts of our brain. I talked with Tara McConnell of McConnell Music Therapy Services about the different aspects of music healing.

And, we visit Acadia National Park.

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