5 questions for Milwaukee banjo-slinger Michael Rossetto

Apr 11, 2019 281

If you're looking for an banjo-slinging Italian, look no further than Milwaukee's own Michael Rossetto, whose new CD, "Intermodal Blues," is out now on Minneapolis-based Shifting Paradigm Records. The nine songs on the record are genre-busting, with hints of Americana, Italian folk music, Spaghetti Western vibes, bluegrass and even rhythms that conjure jazz.

Like Rossetto's experience, the record is a blend of Milwaukee (the title comes from our train station) and Minneapolis, where he went to school and was a fixture on the music scene before he returned to Brew City. We caught up with Rossetto to ask about "Intermodal Blues" and the route he took to get to it.

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SOURCE: https://onmilwaukee.com

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