In the world of New York City’s jazz, it’s not so much about who you know as it is who you play well with. After living in the city for nine years, that’s what trumpeter John Raymond has found. The 2009 UW-Eau Claire music graduate has played with many musicians since he moved to New York, and he thinks the best ones came together for the jazz quadruplet Kind Folk. “From the first couple of tunes we played together we felt a unique little chemistry
Writers guild holds fall reading The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild will hold its 6x6 Reading Series: “Work and Play” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Local Store, 205 N. Dewey St. Readers for this event include retired nurse and novelist CeCelia Zorn, singer-songwriter Billy Krause, motorcyclist and “This Wisconsin Life” contributor Ron Davis, poet Yvette Flaten, children’s book author Katherine Schneider and fantasy writer John Walker. The
Justin Vernon returns to Oxbow The Oxbow Hotel is bringing back Bon Iver-front man and part-owner of the hotel Justin Vernon for two more Lock Inn events on Thursday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 20. Lock Inn events feature Vernon and his bandmate Sean Carey, performing live music during a six-course dinner created by The Lakely’s chef Nathan Berg. Musical performances by Vernon’s friends are also expected to take place, according to a news release from the hotel.