music http://wxpr.org en How to Be A Jazz Musician http://wxpr.org/post/how-be-jazz-musician <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last month a group of jazz musicians from all over the country gathered for a long weekend outside of </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; Eight of them were professional musicians, and a dozen of them were students…at Holiday Acres’ annual Northwoods Jazz Camp.&nbsp;</span></p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski went to talk with some of the teachers and students…and came away with a few tips on how to learn to be a jazz musician.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19600 at http://wxpr.org How to Be A Jazz Musician Randy Sabien: "Not Quite Like the Beatles" http://wxpr.org/post/randy-sabien-not-quite-beatles <p>WXPR’s <a href="http://wxpr.org/post/wxprs-annual-concert-and-auction-november-3" target="_blank">Fall Concert and Auction</a> is coming up this weekend.&nbsp; It features music by Randy Sabien, accompanied by cellist Ed Willet. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski called up Sabien to find out a little more about his musical style and history.</p><p>More from our conversation with Randy Sabien:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the importance of teaching, and how he was influenced by Western Swing music.</span></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9815 at http://wxpr.org Randy Sabien: "Not Quite Like the Beatles" Country Fest Wields Economic Clout http://wxpr.org/post/country-fest-wields-economic-clout <p>Rhinelander is about to get hit with a wave of country music fans, during the area’s biggest tourism event.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The four-day Hodag Country Festival begins Thursday, and tens of thousands of people are expected to attend.&nbsp; Director of the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce Lara Reed says the economic impact on the region is huge.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:02:16 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 4734 at http://wxpr.org Country Fest Wields Economic Clout