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Science Finds that Musical Skills Are Genetic!

Science Finds that Musical Skills Are Genetic!

admin July 28, 2014 0

Scientists have found that extolling practice as the road to good musicianship becomes a dead-end unless it’s in one’s genes.  Dr. Miram Mosing, a Swedish psychologist has studied musical ability among 2500 twins, half identical and half

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Songs Aired by HWS on KALW (1/18)

Songs Aired by HWS on KALW (1/18)

admin February 1, 2014 0

These tracks from Bay Area roots Americana bands aired on KALW Saturday 1/18/14 from 6:30 to 8:00 as Hicks with Sticks sat in for Peter Thompson on “Bluegrass Signal.”  Playing time is an hour and

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HWS Returns to KALW, Saturday 6:30-8:00

HWS Returns to KALW, Saturday 6:30-8:00

admin October 10, 2013 0

Playing locals on the radio, Hicks with Sticks returns to KALW with the latest from Bay Area western swing, honky-tonk, alt-country and rockabilly bands.  Jose Segue will be sitting in for Peter Thompson on Saturday,

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Playlist for HWS ‘Locals Only’, KALX, 4-30-2013

Playlist for HWS ‘Locals Only’, KALX, 4-30-2013

admin May 2, 2013 0

Here is the Hicks with Sticks playlist of Bay Area locals (plus George Jones and three from Oakdale) which aired on KALX’s “Why Baby, Why?” show, as it does every time there’s a 5th

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