Sing Out welcomes a chat and performance by John Simon. And what stories he has to tell! Simon may not be a household name, but this musician-composer-arranger’s projects are world-famous: he produced Big Brother & the Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills,” the Band’s first two albums, Leonard Cohen’s first album, Blood Sweat & Tears’ first, and … Continued



Girls and Pépé,from left to right: Laurel Fink, Kati Leitner, Anna Bettendorf, Kyra Teigen, Dash Goss-Post   Saluting International Women’s Month, Sing Out features a live in-studio performance by the Berkeley High School jazz combo The Girls and Pépé. The quintet features students who are also members of the Berkeley High orchestra, bands and the … Continued


Sing Out welcomes guest Zakir Hussain, the world-renowned Indian musician and tabla master. He plays recordings from throughout his career, from classical Indian music with Ali Akbar Khan, to Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead and jazz greats including Charles Lloyd. And he discusses his March 31 (7 p.m.) concert at UC-Berkeley’s  Zellerbach Hall: “Zakir … Continued


Sing Out Features Indian Musician and Tabla Master Zakir Hussain

Sing Out welcomes guest Zakir Hussain, the world-renowned Indian musician and tabla master. He plays recordings from throughout his career, from classical Indian music with Ali Akbar Khan, to Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead and jazz greats including Charles Lloyd. And he discusses his March 31 (7 p.m.) concert at UC-Berkeley’s  Zellerbach Hall: “Zakir … Continued