musicians

The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment

Nov 8, 2013

Local sculptor Edward Casagrande and musician/composer Mark Macomber have teamed together for a unique artistic theatrical presentation entitled The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment which will be performed at the Anderson Center Theater from November 16-26. As they explain to our Jane Durrell, it’s a merging of live music and art to tell “a small tale of a large love.”

New album: "Race: The Portrait of a Town"

Sep 20, 2013

Allan Pray is a musician who has just released a new album with a fascinating backstory. It’s called Race: The Portrait of a Town, and Allan Pray joins our Anne Arenstein to discuss the discovery in his estranged mother’s attic that led to this new music.

A profile of music great Stanley Jordan

Jul 5, 2013

He’s one of the most admired and prolific musicians working today. Though known as a jazz impresario, his musical interests are wide and his collaborators varied. Stanley Jordan was recently in town and came into our studio for an interview with Frank Johnson where they touched on topics ranging from Katy Perry to Debussy, mathematics to Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead.

Dick Waller showcases his art

Mar 29, 2013

Anne Arenstein welcomes in longtime local musician and founder of the Linton Chamber Music Series, Dick Waller, who has been painting for many years and currently has an exhibit of over 100 of his works at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center.


Iconic local music legend Bobby Mackey is in the studio with Brian O’Donnell in advance of his March 9 appearance at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. During that talk, he’ll share stories of his music career and of his haunted nightclub in Wilder.


You may not recognize the name Randy Edelman, but you have absolutely heard his music. He’s had songs recorded by Barry Manilow, Kool and the Gang, Blood Sweat and Tears, and many others.


Play it Forward Foundation

Aug 12, 2012

Brian O’Donnell speaks with Jim Hunt about the upcoming auction on August 17th at the Redmoor in Mount Lookout to benefit the Play it Forward Foundation, which provides financial assistance to area musicians.