Music

Awaken new musical tastes and discover home-grown music in Washington.

Rick Fogel Dulcimer

Seattle physicist Rick Fogel turns to music

n 1972, Rick Fogel published a master’s thesis in the journal Nuclear Physics with a weighty title: “Measurements and Analysis of the 14N(d.n)150 Reaction at a Deuteron Energy of 5.16 MeV.”
And with that, he was on his way to a career in science. Fogel worked at the Pentagon for two years, but the work wasn’t satisfying.

Mariachi Huenachi

Mariachi Huenachi

This is Mariachi Huenachi—Wenatchee’s pride and joy. Wenatchee High’s mariachi band was started in 1999, and today 300 students participate in the school district’s mariachi program.

Pickwick

Washington Musician: Pickwick

Writing and recording an album is hard enough without scrapping forty songs at some point along the way. But that’s exactly what Pickwick did while making its sophomore full-length, LoveJoys.

Peter Rivera

After thirty years of rocking out as the original drummer and lead vocalist for 1970s band Rare Earth, Peter Rivera still revels in applause.