Father and Son Jazz Musicians Skip and Dan Wilkins Keep It All in the Family on Their New Album
Father-and-son jazz composers and musicians Skip and Dan Wilkins from Delaware Water Gap in Pennsylvania join WDIY's John Dodds to talk about the release of their new album, In the Stars by the Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet. The album, released on Deer Head Records, is the pair's fourth release together and the second album in a series planned by Skip.
Plus, Skip discusses his experiences with the jazz scene in Prague, Czech Republic. Dan also talks about some of his recent performances in Philadelphia at Temple University and Chris' Jazz Cafe.
The pair will be playing a couple of upcoming shows in the area:
- February 24 - Lobby at the Lofts - Bethlehem, PA
The Skip Wilkins Trio featuring Dan Wilkins and Nancy Reed
- May 19 - Deer Head Inn - Delaware Water Gap, PA
The Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet featuring Tony Marino and Bill Goodwin
More information about live shows and albums are available at Skip Wilkins' website.
(Original air-date: 1/31/2023)