Crackin’ the Vault
An exploration of the Centrum archives
Crackin’ the Vault, a new radio show on KPTZ 91.9FM Port Townsend, features musical nuggets from the last five decades of Centrum programming, including Country Blues, Fiddle Tunes, Voice Works, Slide and Steel, and one-time shows from the 90s. More than 55 National Heritage Fellows have participated in Centrum programming, and we’ll be broadcasting some of their finest performances. Hosted by Peter McCracken
Episode 28: Remembering John Morton
Alas, John passed way too soon, on January 2.
We’ll take an (inadequate) listen to some of the music John loved, vintage jazz, choro, and Italian dance music.
A few cuts of John on clarinet and bass clarinet
Some of the source material for the Italian music that John played, including
Tony Flores and his family and his connection to Port Townsend
Paul Rangell and Emily Abbink
Irene Herrmann and Paul Hostetter
If you can’t hear it live – most Crackin the Vault shows will be available on the Centrum podcast channel: