Melissa Aladana on the Musician's Show

Melissa Aladana on the Musician's Show

Join us from 7-9 PM this evening September 17th to hear the musical selections of tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana. She will be on air discussing everything about her music and her career, from its beginnings in Santiago, Chile to her most recent projects with the Crash Trio, which also includes Pablo Menares on bass and Francisco Mela on drums.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 7:00pm
Columbia Football Returns with the 13th Annual Liberty Cup

Columbia Football Returns with the 13th Annual Liberty Cup

Don't miss the first WKCR Sports game broadcast of the school year, as Coumbia Football opens its season against Fordham in the 13th Annual Liberty Cup. Lions Countdown begins at 12:15pm before the action gets underway from Baker Field at 12:30pm.

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014, 12:15pm
John Coltrane Birthday Broadcast

John Coltrane Birthday Broadcast

On Tuesday, September 23rd, WKCR will conduct its annual all-day tribute to John Coltrane on the 88th anniversary of his birth. Born on September 23, 1926 in North Carolina, Coltrane is celebrated to this day for his innovative work on alto, tenor, and soprano saxophones, as well as his enormous contributions to the genres of bebop, hard bop, and free and avant-garde jazz. 

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 (All day)
On Saturday Night at the Opera: Christoph Willibald Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide

On Saturday Night at the Opera: Christoph Willibald Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide

Tune in for a rare opportunity to hear Christoph Willibald Gluck'sIphigénie en Aulide. Known more in the edition Richard Wagner created,Aulide has often been overlooked for Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride.Tonight's performance presents the original French version featuringJosé van Dam and Anne Sophie von Otter, with John Eliot Gardinerconducting. In addition, part of tonight's program will be a tribute

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014, 9:00pm
Foday Musa Suso on In All Languages

Foday Musa Suso on In All Languages

This Sunday Night's IAL show at 11pm  will feature a live performance from Kora legend Foday Musa Suso known in the west from his collaborations with Phillip Glass, Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon, Pharaoh Sanders, Jack DeJohnette and countless others.

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 11:00pm
Mike Bono on the Musician's Show: Sept 10, 6-9 PM

Mike Bono on the Musician's Show: Sept 10, 6-9 PM

Tune in this Wednesday from 6-9 PM for a special edition of the Musician Show where we are joined by guitarist Mike Bono, who will play some tunes and talk about his work.  Mike Bono began playing guitar at age 5, then going on to attend Berklee College of Music.  Since graduating, he has led his own group, the Mike Bono Group, for which he composes the music.  They recently released their debut album, From Where You Are.

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 6:00pm
Deep Focus with Matthew Shipp: Paul Bley and Jimmy Giuffre

Deep Focus with Matthew Shipp: Paul Bley and Jimmy Giuffre

Tonight Matthew Shipp and WKCR host Mitch Goldman put Paul Bley and Jimmy Giuffre in Deep Focus.  They will share some stunning live recordings and, of course, Matt's unique point of view on this utterly distinctive music.

From www.matthewshipp.com

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014, 6:00pm
Tongues on Live Constructions

Tongues on Live Constructions

Tune in this Sunday, September 7th, at 10PM to hear a live set in our studio from the group TONGUES. TONGUES is Derek Baron (Drums), John Welsh (Guitar), and Brandon Lopez (double bass). Hailing from Brooklyn, TONGUES is a power trio that prides itself on “sensitivity within insensitivity”. Equal parts noise, free improvisation, punk, and post-modern composition. Their mantra is “Rage”. Listen!

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014, 10:00pm
In All Languages: Love and Devotion on the Subcontinent

In All Languages: Love and Devotion on the Subcontinent

Tune in the Sunday at 11PM for the IAL show which shall explore the themes of love and devotion in the music of South Asia, specifically looking at genres such as ghazal (sung Sufi poetry), thumris (Krishna devotional songs traditionally performed by subaltern women) and other forms of bhajans (Hindu devotional songs). The show surveys music from both the Islamic and Hindu traditions, and seeks to elucidate concepts such as ishq (love, often divine love) and bhakti (devotion).

 

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014, 11:00pm
Benjamin Lapidus on The Mambo Machine

Benjamin Lapidus on The Mambo Machine

Tune in TONIGHT at 11pm to listen to a live in studio interview with the guitar player Benjamin Lapidus. He has just released his new album, "Ochosi Blues" and will talk about it and his career. He has recorded with Ibrahim Ferrer, Paquito D’Rivera, Cándido Camero, Larry Harlow, Ruben Blades, Típica 73, Bobby Sanabria, and many others. 

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Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 11:00pm
This Thursday on Late City Edition

This Thursday on Late City Edition

Tune in at 9PM for a conversation with Kenan Juska, collage artist and one half of the DJ collective Chances with Wolves. He spent three years collecting trash and cast off items on the street and compiling them into collages, which are on display until Sept 7 at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn. 

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014, 9:00pm
This Wednesday on the Musician's Show: Camila Meza

This Wednesday on the Musician's Show: Camila Meza

Join WKCR this Wednesday September 3, from 6-9 PM, when we will be joined by singer and guitarist Camila Meza. In her five years since moving to New York from Santiago, Chile, Meza has made waves with her original music which weaves jazz with Latin American influence as well as elements from contemporary and popular music. Gifted in both composition and improvisation, she has released three albums under her own name and has played live at venues such as Jazz Standard, Village Vanguard, Blue Note, Smalls Jazz Club, The Jazz Gallery and Rockwood Music Hall.

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 6:00pm
Matana Roberts on Out to Lunch

Matana Roberts on Out to Lunch

Please join us from noon - 3pm this Wednesday, Sept. 3rd for a special interview with sound experimentalist Matana Roberts discussing her multi-chapter, multimedia narration project, COIN COIN.

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 12:00pm
Miller Theater Season Preview on Afternoon New Music

Miller Theater Season Preview on Afternoon New Music

Tune in this Wednesday, September 3rd, at 3PM to hear an exclusive preview of Miller Theater's 2014-2015 season, featuring interviews with special guests Michael Gordon, Missy Mazzoli, Amy Beth Kirsten, Mark DeChiazza, and Jeff Gavett. Miller Theater's Exective Director Melissa Smey sat down with us to welcome several artists into the studio to talk about their upcoming performances at Miller.

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 3:00pm
Die Soldaten on SNO

Die Soldaten on SNO

 Any presentation of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Die Soldaten is a monumental undertaking. To depict a terrifying vision of a world governed by war, the score requires a 100-piece orchestra, countless singers and speakers, an on-stage band, and electronic music throughout. Tune in toSaturday Night At The Opera for a rare opportunity to hear the premiere recording of this twentieth century landmark. Stepan Atamian hosts.  

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 9:00pm
Tibetan Music on In All Languages

Tibetan Music on In All Languages

This Sunday's In All Languages program will focus on exploring a variety of forms of Tibetan music, ranging from Buddhist ritual music, to opera, to contemporary recordings by Tibetan artists in exile. We will begin by listening to recordings of Buddhist rites performed by Tibetan monks in Bhutan, followed by a selection of other examples of Buddhist chants.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 11:00pm
Carter Van Pelt's last show on Eastern Standard Time: Saturday August, 30th

Carter Van Pelt's last show on Eastern Standard Time: Saturday August, 30th

WKCR is saddened to announce the departure of Eastern Standard Time regular host, Carter Van Pelt. Carter has been hosting the Saturday reggae show seven years ago and has been sharing every week  his knowledge and love of the music for the pleasure of all of our listeners. He will be hosting his last show on Saturday, August 30th so tune in one last time to hear Carter Van Pelt on Eastern Standard Time! 

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 8:00am
Deep Focus with Karl Berger: Don Cherry

Deep Focus with Karl Berger: Don Cherry

"I wouldn't be here if not for Don Cherry." Tonight Karl Berger and Mitch Goldman put the pocket trumpeter in Deep Focus with music you've never heard.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 6:00pm
Chinese Classical Music on In All Languages

Chinese Classical Music on In All Languages

Tune in to this week IAL show as we will be looking at chinese classical music through several orchestral pieces. Chinese classical music draws its roots in the music played in royal courts using specific instruments such as the Yangquin or the Shen. Chinese classical music re-emerged in the 20th century after taking on the structure of the Western Orchestra. Most of the pieces evoque a story, often linked to folkolric legends or narrating major historical events.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 11:00pm
John Zorn and Erik Friedlander on Afternoon New Music

John Zorn and Erik Friedlander on Afternoon New Music

Tune in at 3PM this Monday, August 25th, as we are joined by John Zorn and Erik Friedlander for our Afternoon New Music program. They will join us to speak about Zorn's upcoming week at the Village Vanguard, where he will be playing at the legendary venue for the first time. Zorn is a prolific composer and performer who has had a prolific and diverse career in jazz, classical, and avant-garde music. Zorn has been a friend of WKCR for many years, since making his first recordings at our studios in the late 70's, and we are glad to have him back to talk about his current projects. Listen!

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 3:00pm
Tribute to Licia Albanese, Carlo Bergonzi, and Cristina Deutekom on Saturday Night at the Opera

Tribute to Licia Albanese, Carlo Bergonzi, and Cristina Deutekom on Saturday Night at the Opera

Tune in to Saturday Night At The Opera for a special tribute to three operatic titans who passed away recently: Licia Albanese; Carlo Bergonzi; and Cristina Deutekom. Each of these extraordinary singers contributed near definitive performances in their respective repertoires, and we will take a special look at each one's unique contributions to the world of opera. Stepan Atamian hosts.

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014, 9:00pm
Kane Mathis & Brandon Terzic on the African Show: Thursday, August 21st at 10PM

Kane Mathis & Brandon Terzic on the African Show: Thursday, August 21st at 10PM

Tonight's African Show, hosted by David Ellenbogen will feature a live performance from the duo of Kane Mathis (on the 21-string Mandinka Harp) and Brandon Terzic (Ngoni ) Kane began taking trips to The Gambia, West Africa in 1997 and has continued rigorous study of the Mandinka Kora. Over the past ten years his performances have earned him recognition by the Gambian president, The Gambian minister of culture, and both national television and radio of The Gambia. 

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Nelson Angelo on Som do Brasil

Nelson Angelo on Som do Brasil

Tune in this Wednesday starting at 10pm to listen to a live in-studio interview with Nelson Angelo. Mr. Angelo is releasing a new album called "Times Square" which features collaborations with Milton Nascimento and Vanessa Falabella, to name a few. Nelson Angelo was part of Clube da Esquina in the 1970s with Milton Nascimento, Lo Borges, Wagner Tiso, Fernando Brant, among others. He also recorded an album with his ex-wife Joyce. 

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Tribute to Graciela on Caribe Latino

Tribute to Graciela on Caribe Latino

Tune in this Monday, August 18th, from 10pm to 1am to listen to the music of Graciela Peréz-Gutierrez, the First Lady of Latin Jazz. She would be celebrating her 99th birthday on August 23rd. We will be playing her music and also an interview recorded on WKCR with German Santana, Louis Laffitte and Deborah Resto.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Iberian Peninsula's music on In All Languages: Sunday, August 17th at 11pm

Iberian Peninsula's music on In All Languages: Sunday, August 17th at 11pm

Tune in to our weekly world music exploration on In All Languages as we will be looking at different types of music from Iberian Peninsula, Portugal and Spain. Through an overview of the different genres such as Portuguese fado and instruments such as the flamenco guitar, or Galician bagpipe, we will consider the musical characteristics of this region as well as how its draws its inspirations from other parts of the world.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014, 11:00pm
Ras Moshe on The Musician's Show: Wednesday August 13 from 6-9 PM

Ras Moshe on The Musician's Show: Wednesday August 13 from 6-9 PM

Join us this Wednesday evening for a special edition of the Musician's Show where we are joined by saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Ras Moshe. He will be here to discuss his music and his time as a key player in the avant garde jazz scene, selecting the evening's music from his own catalogue in addition to that of his inspirations, influences, and contemporaries. Born and raised in New York, Ras has performed with the likes of William Hooker, Sabir Mateen, Steve Swell, and Marc Edwards. Tune in to hear his music and his musical thoughts and to share in a night of great jazz.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 6:00pm
Follow up on Joao Gilberto with Sue C. Clark

Follow up on Joao Gilberto with Sue C. Clark

If you haven't heard João Gilberto on Jazz Profiles this past Sunday, here's your chance. If you have, here's your chance to listen to what was not played as well as to a new interview. The musical journalist Sue Cassidy Clark, who coordinated the production of the album "João Gilberto" released in 1973 by Polydor will join us for Nueva Canción y Demás and Som do Brasil this Wednesday from 10pm to 1am. She will be telling stories about the times she spent with João Gilberto, Jobim and others. Dr.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Philip White on Live Constructions

Philip White on Live Constructions

Tune in to this Sunday's Live Constructions for an in-studio live set by electronic musician Philip White. Through using a variety of electronic modules, White explores the autonomic and chaotic behavior of electronic systems, creating an aggressive and explosive sound. He has collaborated with a variety of different musicians in the noise, jazz, and contemporary concert music scenes. White will be bringing his set-up to our studios, and we will broadcast his solo performance live as it happens. Listen!

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Willie Colon on Caribe Latino

Willie Colon on Caribe Latino

Tune in this Monday, August 11th, at 10pm on Caribe Latino to listen to a live interview with Willie Colón. Legendary salsa singer and trombonist, he recorded his first album at  the age of 17 and since then has collaborated with great figures such as Héctor Lavoe, Celia Cruz, Ismael Miranda, among others. The show Caribe Latinos is hosted by German Santana and Louis Lattiffe.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 10:00pm
Fabian Almazan on the Musician's Show

Fabian Almazan on the Musician's Show

This week on the Musician's Show, we are joined by pianist Fabian Almazan. As our guest host for the evening, he will take us through his career in music, sharing his own recordings in addition to the music of his influences and contemporaries. Almazan has studied with Mark Levine and performed with Dave Brubeck and Christian McBride as piano chair for the Brubeck Institute fellowship program, and has also studied with Kenny Barron at the Manhattan School of Music.

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 6:00pm
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