Scott Vander Werf January 20, 2014 | WGVU Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about the power of jazz at the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival: "Jazz speaks for life...singing the songs of a more complicated urban existence. When life itself offers no order and meaning, the musician creates an order and meaning from the sounds of the earth which flow through his instrument." "Soul of the Movement" by the Marcus Shelby Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday MAREC welcomes new director next month Muskegon MI August 28, 2014 | WGVU Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) is getting a new director. Kevin Ricco takes over from Arn Boezaart September 22. ListenDownload Jazz at Fountain Street Church August 28, 2014 | WGVU When was the last time you heard live jazz played on a real grand piano? How about two concert grand pianos? Fountain Street Church is planning a 3 concert series for the 2014-2015 season. Jazz In The Sanctuary will be hosted by Dr. Robin Connell, one of west Michigan's favorite pianists and vocalists. WGVU sat down with her for this feature interview. ListenDownload
Wednesday Preparing for tax day-in August Undated August 27, 2014 | WGVU As summer progresses, most of us are doing anything but looking to next spring. But in one way, it’s not a bad idea to think forward.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, a conversation with Luis Garcia of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service regional office in Detroit. ListenDownload Michigan beer industry creating jobs and generating revenue August 27, 2014 | WGVU Michigan cracks Washington-D.C.-based Beer Institute's Jobs Supported by Beer Top 10 list. It says the Michigan's beer industry adds $6 billion to the state's economy. ListenDownload