This week on the show host Tony Sarabia celebrates the music of legendary vibraphonist Cal Tjader who would have turned 86 on July 16th. Tjader was a tap dancer as a kid, eventually picking up the mallets and taking on the vibes.
Summertime is outdoor festival time in Chicago and one of the best is the Old Town School of Folk Music's Folk & Roots Festival.This week on Radio M host Tony Sarabia gives a preview of some of the bands taking the stage at the weekend fest.Plus a soul classic by Brazilian artist Seu
This week Radio M celebrates that most of American holidays with its annual Foruth of July Country Twang Show.Now in it's fifth year, host Tony Sarabia puts the spotlight on good ol' country music. The first time out Tony flew solo, playing some of his favorites.
Ever hear New Wave music from South Africa? This week on Radio M you'll get the chance. New Wave is what it's called but don't expect sounds similar to the likes of Depeche Mode, Siouxsee & The Banshees or any of the other stalwarts of 1980's New Wave.
For Radio M host Tony Sarabia no other band oozes summertime like WAR so to celebrate the coming suumer soltice; some cuts by the 1970's California band.Also, it's the third Friday of the month and that menas New Sounds with Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak.
This week, Radio M host Tony Sarabia celebrates the 26th Annual Chicago Blues Festival with a survey of music from around the globe that possesses a blues feel: from morna to fado and beyond. Also, new music from South African art-rockers BLK JKS.
This week on Radio M host Tony Sarabia pays tribute to musicians now playing that big gig in the sky; it's the annual Radio M Musical Memorial Day Show.Hear artists from Brazil, Ghana, Nigeria, Peru, Mexico, U.K. and the U.S.