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Max Hatt and Edda Glass Live in Studio! ENCORE

Tara Calligan, WGCU
Musicians Edda Glass and Max Hatt

We listen back to our pre-coronavirus pandemic session featuring music performed live in studio by guitarist Max Hatt and vocalist Edda Glass. You can hear that episode in its entirety here.

Their original music truly defies genre classification, but has been described as cinematic folk, including jazz, and Bossa Nova.  They garnered a Grand Prize win at the 2014 NewSong Competition at Lincoln Center in New York.  They’ve performed all over the country and have appeared on both NPR and PBS. 

Their 2016 album “Ocean of Birds,” was recorded at Echo Mountain Studios in Ashville, NC and was produced by Pat Sansome of Wilco and Autumn Defense.  It’s available on iTunes, Bandcamp, Amazon Music and Google Play. Reviewers have described their critically acclaimed original music as “mesmerizing, hypnotic, enchanting, exquisite, evocative, subtly poignant, elegantly funky, and haunting without trying to be.”

John Davis has been a full-time Reporter/Producer for WGCU since 2009. He is the local host for NPR’s Morning Edition and producer and host for WGCU’s radio talk program Gulf Coast Live! John came to WGCU as an intern in 2007, and is now reporting on a broad spectrum of topics of interest to Southwest Florida. Prior to joining WGCU, he worked at WDUQ-FM in Pittsburgh, PA covering local government and general assignments.John studied journalism at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Florida Gulf Coast University. His work has garnered awards from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and a first place award and “Best in Show” from the Florida Associated Press for his investigative work in 2011.