In honor of its 75th anniversary, WKCR-FM presents a concert featuring two incredible performances by free jazz bassist Henry Grimes and the George Coleman quartet, including George Coleman on tenor sax, George Coleman, Jr. on drums, Rick Germanson on piano, and John Webber on bass. They will help...
Please join us tonight for an interview with Luísa Maita.
Since the moment she was born, Luísa Maita has been surrounded by music. She was exposed at a very young age to the greats of Brazilian samba, bossa nova and jazz, and the music of legends such as João Gilberto, Tom Jobim, Nana Caymmi, Vinicius de Moraes, Milton Nascimento, Edu Lobo and Baden Powell provided a constant life soundtrack. Luísa was also enamored with American music, especially the laid-back jazz of Billie Holiday
Tune into Afternoon New Music at 3 PM today to hear an exclusive performance and an interview with Momenta Quartet, a NYC based string quartet. The quartet will perform Dutilleux's "Ainsi La Nuit" and Christopher Stark's "Winter Music". This will air a day before Momenta Festival II, the quartet's annual, democratically-curated, four part series, taking place at Tenri, NYC through September 28 and October 2.
The Momenta Quartet features Emilie-Anne Gendron and Alex Shiozaki on the
Saxophonist Abraham Mennen and bassist Brandon Lopez will perform a live set on Afternoon New Music at 5:00 PM.
Abraham Mennen will be performing this Thursday, September 29th, at 8:00 PM at Manhattan Inn, Williamsburg. He will be joined by Daniel Carter on winds, Luke Stewart on bass and Dan Kurfirst on drums and percussion.
Gold medallist at the 2011 ATKV-Muziq national