Local Music http://kalw.org en Today's Local Music: Droptones http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-droptones <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Have you heard of </span><a href="http://www.thedroptones.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Droptones</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">? &nbsp;They are from San Francisco, but their recent single – which you’re hearing now – was a hit this spring in England.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:22:41 +0000 Steven Short 47198 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Droptones Today's Local Music: Liz Kennedy http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-liz-kennedy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The smoky voice you’re here now belongs to Bay Area singer </span><a href="http://www.lizkennedymusic.com/#!music/c1yi7" style="line-height: 1.5;">Liz Kennedy</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She’s been writing music since she was 12, and now fifty years later, she says, “I’m old enough to have found some style.”</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:14:20 +0000 Steven Short 47056 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Liz Kennedy Today's Local Music: Quartet San Francisco http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-quartet-san-francisco <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The sounds you’re hearing are by the </span><a href="http://quartetsanfrancisco.com/about/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Quartet San Francisco</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They aren’t your typical chamber quartet. As they say, “When the music says swing, we swing. When the music says groove, we groove.”</span></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:25:27 +0000 Steven Short 47016 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Quartet San Francisco Today's Local Music: Gojogo http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-gojogo <p></p><div>The music you’re hearing is by a quartet called <a href="http://www.gojogo.com/">Gojogo</a> from Berkeley. To create their sound, they combine elements of Western classical and jazz music with the traditional rhythms of India.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gojogo will be performing Thursday, July 24th at the <a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/sfmusic-thursdays-gojogo-sponsored-by-sffcm/">Center for New Music</a> in San Francisco. &nbsp;The lights go down at 7:30pm.</span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Steven Short 46863 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Gojogo Today's Local Music: San Francisco Boys Choir http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-san-francisco-boys-choir <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s summer, when festivals fill the air with music, such as this Mozart composition featuring the San Francisco Boys Choir, now in its </span>65th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> year.</span></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Steven Short 46817 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: San Francisco Boys Choir