WBGO Blog
  • Bourne With Guy Davis On "Fishy Waters" at Crossroads

    February 24, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Blues singer and guitar player Guy Davis talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about his original one-man show, "Fishy Waters," currently at the Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey, which tells the life and adventures of fictional blues man and his travels through rugged America. Davis is joined by Crossroads Theatre founder Ricardo Khan. Enjoy!

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  • Miche Braden: Bessie Smith and "The Devil's Music"

    January 30, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Singer Miche Braden, who stars as Bessie Smith in "The Devil's Music," a play  currently at St. Luke's Theatre in New York City, talked with WBGO's Michael Bourne in our studios about the challenge of playing the legendary blues singer, and how she prepared for the role. Enjoy!

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  • Carmen Bradford and Melba Joyce at WBGO

    December 20, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

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    It's hard to top the mother-daughter singing team of Melba Joyce and Carmen Bradford. Between the two, they have performed with Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton the Count Basie Orchestra and many jazz luminaries past and present.

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    Rhonda Hamilton caught up with the pair on December 15 to talk about their careers and their performance that week at City College's Aaron Davis Hall. Enjoy!