Tune in this Sunday, October 26th, from 2pm to 7pm to listen about the life and works of Milton Nacimento. Born in rio de Janeiro and raised in Minas Gerais, Nascimento became a popular singer in the late 1960s in Brazil and even more when he joined the movement Clube da Esquina in the early 1970s with Lô Borges and Wagner Tiso. He entered the jazz scene in the USA after he participated in the Wayne Shorter's album 'Native Dancer' and later...
Tune in to Live Constructions at 10PM Sunday, October 26th, to hear an interview and performance by Neil Welch and Chris Icasiano, who make up the jazz duo, Bad Luck. Welch (saxophone) and Icasiano (drums) have been working together for almost a decade on the project, combining elements of jazz, classical, and indie music to create an energetic collection of compositions and improvisations. Currently on a nationwide tour, the duo stopped by...
Tune in on Thursday, October 30th as we dedicate 24 hours of programming to legendary trumpeter Clifford “Brownie” Brown in celebration of the 84th anniversary of his birth. In the course of only four years, from 1952 to 1956, Brown led and contributed to some of the greatest ensembles and recordings in jazz history, leaving his imprint on the genres of bebop and hard bop, as well as the art of jazz trumpet. Born in 1930 in Delaware,...
Tune in for a very special Musician's Show featuring Jean-Michel Pilc and Coyote Anderson. Jean Michel Pilc has been described as a "musical genius" by the Washington Post and "dazzlingly inventive" by the New York Times. On this edition of the Musician's Show, we visit the great pianist at his home. In this intimate environment, he improvises and performs on his own instrument as he discusses music and his influences. Later in the show, guitarist Coyote Anderson, will play a live set with
Tune in this Sunday from 11pm to 2 am to listen to the works of the composer behind the soundtracks of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Banquet, and Hero. Born in Hunan, China, Tandun learned to play the Erhu from his grandmother when he was young and his fiddling got him a place in the prestigious Peking Central Conservatory. At the age of nineteen he encountered Western Classical music for the first time and his music outlook was
Tune into our weekly Jazz Profile this Sunday for a look at the music of alto saxophonist Frank Strozier. Born in 1937, Strozier became a talented figure in hard-bop, performing with Harold Mabern, George Coleman, and Booker Little in the 50s. After a brief stint in the Miles Davis Quintet, Strozier went on to play with Roy Haynes, Chet Baker, Shelly Manne, Woody Shaw, Horace Parlan and the Don Ellis Big Band during the 60s and 70s. With a style on the horn that calls to mind Jackie McLean,
Tune in to Raag Aur Taal every Sunday from 7pm to 9pm during this month of October as we will be broadcasting live recordings from the Women's Voices Festival presented by HarmoNYom in collaboration with Robert Browning Associates.
Women’s Voices, taking place in October at the intimate St. Peter’s Church, is an innovative new series that celebrates the current role of women in classical Indian music – an illuminating art that has been male-dominated for centuries. The series