World class actor, Jeff Daniels, is also an avid songwriter and musician. He is touring with his son’s band, the Ben Daniels Band. In this episode, we will learn from his son Ben what role music has played and continues to play in the Daniels family, and what is the key inspiration to follow this path.
Strand of Oaks is the rock project by songwriter and producer Timothy Showalter. In this episode, we will learn about how specific events in his life, had a direct influence on his songwriting and musical journey.
Grammy Award winning rock band, Living Colour formed in 1984. Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by heavy metal, funk, jazz, hip hop and alternative rock.
Daniel Lanois is a multi-Grammy award winning Canadian record producer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Although he has released several albums of his own work, but is best known for producing albums for a wide variety of artists […]
The Airborne Toxic Event is named after a section in Don DeLillo’s novel “White Noise”. The group is known for its blend of rock music and orchestral arrangements, having performed frequently with the Calder Quartet, a string quartet based in Los Angeles.
John Oates, one half of the power duo, Hall & Oates, is a world class songwriter, singer, and musician in his own right. As a multiple Grammy winner, and a Rock & Roll and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, his talents are vast.
On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.
On Tour airs on WHYY-TV Thursdays at 10 p.m. and Sundays at noon.
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