Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
“I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.”
It's Friday night. Time to unwind with our regular Friday night feature on This Just In.
The weekend has finally arrived.
The sun has set.
The evening sky has erupted.
Let's put controversy and provocative blogs aside for the rest of this work week and smooth our way into Saturday and Sunday.
Tonight, no special theme like we often do in this segment. Most of the time we wax nostalgic. And then on rare occasions we come back to the present. Like tonight.
New music just ahead.
Let's begin with Down to the Bone from their album, "The Main Ingredients."
Our next piece was prompted when the artist walked out of the studio one glorious, perfect, dazzling evening in
Guitarist Brian Hughes performs from his album, "Fast Train to a
We move to the #1 album on the smooth jazz charts. It belongs to Peter White entitled, "Here We Go."
The track is "Night After Night."
That's it for this week.
Have a great weekend.
We close with an interesting selection from Chris Botti's latest. The trumpeter teams up with legendary keyboardist Herbie Hancock on "Tango Suite."