Heard on CultureShift

The Scarab Club Kicks Off A New Live Music Series and Youth Workshops Next Week

Musicians from Planet D Nonet, along with a group of young jazz students, will perform the music of the Kings of Kansas City swing during an all-ages workshop at the Berkley First United Methodist Church on Monday, March 20. Longtime Detroit jazz musician RJ Spangler is with Planet D Nonet, he’ll also lead a concert in May honoring Kansas City jazz at The Scarab Club in Detroit.

Listen to Spangler chatting with WDET’s Amanda LeClaire about the rich history of swing music in Kansas City. 


Amanda LeClaire, Host, CultureShift

Amanda LeClaire is Host of CultureShift and is a founding producer of both of WDET’s locally-produced daily shows. She’s been involved in radio and the arts in Detroit for over a decade.

amanda.leclaire@wdet.org Follow @amandalee_lec

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