Jake Ames, Tyler Jordan and the Negative Space

Austin band Tyler Jordan and the Negative Space are a rock and roll band with a flair for writing sad songs. While the band was recently in Fayetteville, they stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to give us a sampling of their music.

courtesy: Oxingale Records

Troika, the newest album from Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley, explores music of the Slavic soul. The cello and piano duo performs works of Russian composers Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich as well as more recently written, popular works. You can listen to an interview with the musicians during Thursday's edition of Of Note with Katy Henriksen.

With temperatures steadily dropping, most Arkansans are retreating indoors for the winter. Still, the Natural state never runs out of activities, even in chilly conditions. And, as Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette outdoor reporter Flip Putthoff explains, fishing is one of the best reasons to step outside this winter. 

Bruce Schultz, the principal horn player for the Symphony of Northest Arkansas, will have a chance to shine the spotlight on his instrument at SoNA's next performance. 

"If it's Wagner or Strauss, it can be very aggressive. If it's Debussy, Ravel, it can be more transparent," says Bruce Schultz, describing the color his instrument brings to symphonic music. "If it's Mozart, then it's very direct."

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, January 17, 2018

Jan 18, 2018

On today’s show, how a local architect created a space offering respect and dignity to people seeking healthcare. Plus, a Salvadoran mother explains how the termination of her Temporary Protected Status is impacting her family.