In The Tradition brings Detroit jazz to Grand Rapids
Scott Vander Werf August 14, 2014 | WGVU The third annual GRandJazzFest is this weekend. Rick Braun and Alexander Zonjic are headlining with west Michigan artists Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra, Cooper Hay VanLente, Evidence and Edye Evans Hyde also hitting the stage at Rosa Parks Circle.In The Tradition is a Detroit group performing Saturday at 5pm Here's a feature interview with co-founder Olujimi Tafataona.
Thursday MiBiz with Mark Sanchez April 23, 2015 | WGVU What Pennock Health Care System joining Spectrum Health means for patients? Also, Priority Health rolls out program offering cash rewards as a way to reduce health care costs. ListenDownload
Tuesday Michigan Proposal 1 debate April 21, 2015 | WGVU In less than three weeks Michigan voters will decide if Proposal 1’s sales tax increase is the best way to fix the state’s roads and bridges. The sales tax would increase from 6 to 7-percent generating $1.3 billion dollars a year over the next 10 years. It includes raising $300 million in additional public school funding and $95 million in new revenue for local governments. On WGVU’s “West Michigan Week” the pros and cons of Proposal 1 were debated with Paul Mitchell, Chairman of the Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals opposes Prop 1, and John LaMacchia, Legislative Associate with the Michigan Municipal League and a supporter from Safe Roads Yes! ListenDownload Django Reinhardt & Family honored in a new recording Koblenz April 21, 2015 | WGVU A new Gypsy jazz recording from Europe celebrates the tradition of Django Reinhardt and his family. Koblenz by violinist Daniel Weltlinger has just been released in the U.S.