Janet Planet and The Central Wisconsin Jazz Scene

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Singer Janet Planet, Central Wisconsin Jazz Festivals Featured On Route 51

On July 12 at 10 a.m. Wisconsin Public Radio’s Route 51 focuses on the central Wisconsin jazz scene, including upcoming summer festivals in Wausau and Stevens Point. The program will feature singer Janet Planet, who will be headlining the Sid Kyler River Valley Jazz Festival in Wausau on July 21 and the Riverfront Jazz Festival in Stevens Point on September 2. The program also features festival organizers Tim Buchholz, Associate Professor of Music at UW-Marathon County and representative of the River Valley Jazz Society of Wausau; and Mathew Buchman, Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and artistic director of the Riverfront Jazz Festival. Buchholz has released a new CD of vocal jazz, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, which features Buchman on piano. Host Glen Moberg will moderate a discussion about the impact of jazz music in central Wisconsin. The program will also feature music selections performed by Planet, Buchholz, Buchman and other artists appearing at the two festivals.

Episode Credits

  • Rick Reyer Producer
  • Glen Moberg Interviewer
  • Tim Buchholz Guest
  • Matt Buchman Guest
  • Janet Planet Guest

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