The Piano Guys are at the Interlochen Center for the Arts on August 25.
June in Michigan brings the sounds of ballgames, splashing waves, and summer music festivals. WKAR’s Jody Knol and Peter Whorf have a Current State preview of summer concerts around the Great Lakes State.
Current State has enjoyed tracking the success of Joshua Davis on NBC’s “The Voice”, from his early auditions all the way to the finals last week. Scott Pohl spoke with the long-time leader of the Lansing band Steppin’ In It early in the season, and they had another conversation yesterday.
Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave died just over a week ago. Early in his career he backed many Motown musicians, and was in Ray Charles’ band. He later worked with many jazz greats including Max Roach and Charles Mingus. He also was a mentor to many of today’s best jazz musicians, including bassist Rodney Whitaker, who is the director of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University.