Mike Kernin joined KCAW's Erin Fulton in the studio to discuss the festival, featuring a three-hour swing dance party at Harrigan Centennial Hall, student workshops, and multiple concerts featuring artists from all over the state and country.
Violinist Mads Tolling is in town for the Sitka Jazz Fest, which runs February 5 - 7th and features concerts with guest musicians and local jazz groups alike. Tolling grew up in Denmark and discovered jazz as a teenager. His rose to prominence with the adventurous Turtle Island String Quartet, which won two Grammy awards for Best Classical Crossover Album. Tolling will be performing Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm at the Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.Read More