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Live In Studio: Dick Siegel & David Roof On The Roots Music Project

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In advance of his Nov. 9th show at The Ark, Songwriter, Dick Siegel and bassist David Roof stopped by WEMU during the Roots Music Project on November 2nd for set of music and conversation with host Jeremy Baldwin.

 
Setlist:

  1. Little Things
  2. Old Wood, Steel Strings
  3. When The Sumac Is On Fire
  4. Angelo's

More about Dick Siegel:
 

Siegel is a remarkable songwriter. For more than two decades he has delighted audiences in this country and Canada with his songs and performances. In his home state of Michigan, his artistry has become legendary. Siegel’s joyous and penetrating vision has made his songs part of the culture: radio theme songs, quotable classics, and markers deeply embedded in the hearts of his many fans. His recordings travel beyond him, finding new friends here and in Europe. His commitment to song as celebration makes Siegel’s live performances uplifting events to remember.

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— Jeremy Baldwin is the host of the Roots Music Project on WEMU. Contact him at @RMPJbaldwin or email him at studio@wemu.org.

Jeremy Baldwin was born in Oak Park, IL and is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago. An early concert experience seeing Steve Goodman at Navy Pier in Chicago helped spark his interest in Folk and Roots music and long hours listening to Stuart Rosenberg’s ‘Earth Club’ and ‘Radio Gumbo’ programs for WBEZ sent his musical tastes in every direction. He has hosted the local version of The Roots Music Project at 89.1 WEMU since 2005. Before that he honed his radio skills in Classic Country at WSDS 1480 AM in Salem, Michigan. In addition to his radio career, Jeremy has led University groups around the world for the last 24 years. He is married and is a longtime resident of Ypsilanti, MI.
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