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LHI Live: Jeremy Siskind & Keith Hall at WMUK

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We're proud to welcome award-winning jazz pianist Jeremy Siskind as our first Let's Hear It guest to perform at WMUK in the Yoshimi Takeda Performance Studio. 

He's talking with Keith Hall, host of WMUK's Jazz Currents and professor of jazz drum set at Western Michigan University. He asks Jeremy about his creative inspirations, his experience at the Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition, and taking on a studio of jazz piano students as the new professor of jazz piano at WMU.

Mr. Siskind plays three of his original pieces, one of which is his 'Six Minute Tango,' written in six minutes after a long day of practicing. His two current CD releases are on BJU records.

Cara Lieurance covers local music with live morning interviews, and produces WMUK's Let's Hear It weekday mornings at 10 am Mon-Fri, showcasing local interviews and performances. She also produces The Pure Drop, an hour of Celtic music, with musician Dave Marlatt.
As Chief Engineer for WMUK, Martin Klemm is kept busy by tending to a variety of issues - from computers to tower lights - he will never run out of things to fix. Before coming to WMUK in 2003, Martin worked in Los Angeles making records with some outstanding producers, but preferred to be close to his family here in west Michigan. He enjoys keeping a busy schedule balancing WMUK, loving on his friends' doggos, and remodeling his home in the Edison neighborhood (which never seems to end)
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