Featured Artist http://kmuw.org en 5 Things You Should Know About Yo La Tengo http://kmuw.org/post/5-things-you-should-know-about-yo-la-tengo <p><strong>1.</strong> The group, which was founded in 1984 in Hoboken, New Jersey, takes its name from a sporting anecdote: Legend has it that during the 1962 season two members of the New York Mets––center fielder Richie Ashburn and shortstop Elio Chacon––collided on an all-too-frequent basis. A native of Venezuela, Chacon was confused when Ashburn would yell, “I’ve got it!” as he was going after a ball. A teammate intervened and told Ashburn that he might have more luck yelling "¡Yo la tengo!" (Spanish for “I’ve got it!”) instead. He did––only to be knocked about by left fielder Frank Thomas, who allegedly quipped, “What’s a yellow tango?”</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:56:49 +0000 Jedd Beaudoin 13308 at http://kmuw.org 5 Things You Should Know About Yo La Tengo November Feature: The Marsalis Family http://kmuw.org/post/november-feature-marsalis-family <p>Throughout November, Night Train features music from today's first family of American jazz - the Marsalis Family. Though Wynton Marsalis is perhaps the best known member, father Ellis and brothers Branford, Delfeayo and Jason are also accomplished musicians with impressive careers in their own right. They also have the unique distinction of being the only family to have collectively been named NEA Jazz Masters.<br> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Chris Heim 7754 at http://kmuw.org October Feature: Pat Metheny http://kmuw.org/post/october-feature-pat-metheny <p></p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Chris Heim 6618 at http://kmuw.org Featured Artist: Patti Smith http://kmuw.org/post/featured-artist-patti-smith <p>Patti Smith was America&rsquo;s first punk poet. Influenced by beat writers such as Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs as much as by rock and roll and classic literature&shy;&shy;including French symbolist poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud&shy;&shy;Smith&rsquo;s emergence from the New York punk rock scene of the 1970s ushered in a new era in popular music in which academic intellect and street smarts were equally appealing.</p><p style="padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; margin-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; "> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:09:40 +0000 Jedd Beaudoin 3988 at http://kmuw.org Featured Artist: Patti Smith