Tune in Thursday, October 8th, at 9:30 pm to hear an interview with Marylyn Dintenfass by WKCR programmer Danielle Fox. Marylyn Dintenfass is known around the world for her vibrant paintings and installations that explore the shape through which we perceive the world—the circle. A New York native, Marylyn’s work has been included in more than 60 national and international exhibits. Her work can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and...
Tune in starting October 10 to WKCR 89.9 FM-NY for a 30-hour broadcast of Thelonious Sphere Monk’s music in celebration of his 98th birthday anniversary. In addition to a full 24-hour preemption on his birthdate, October 10, we are extending the broadcast through 6am on Sunday, the 11th, thereby preempting Saturday Night at the Opera and dedicating the normally scheduled Jazz 'Til Dawn program to the music of Thelonious Monk....
Tonight from 11pm-1am please join Jassvan de Lima and Augusto Ghiotto as they interview Leny Andrade and Roni Ben-Hur who will be playing later this week at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in Lincoln Center."Leny Andrade is an internationally acclaimed vocalist whom Tony Bennett calls the “Ella Fitzgerald of Brazil.” Her voice is huge and expressive, refreshingly raw and yet always in control. Her partner tonight, Roni Ben-Hur, is a formidable guitarist and a favorite of New York City
Tune into Raag Aur Taal @ 7pm (EST), tonite to listen to Arun Ramamurthy in conversation and music as he shares his knowledge of the evolution of violin into the Indian Classical music genre. He brings with him music pieces of some renowned Indian violinists. Based in New York, Arun Ramamurthy is a versatile violinist who is making his mark in Indian Classical and World music. He has carved a niche for himself as a multifaceted artist, performing in both traditional Carnatic
Phil Woods, the influential alto saxophonist, bandleader, and composer, died this afternoon at the age of 83. Born November 2, 1931, Woods rose to prominence with the 1950s bebop scene, and went on to record a vast discography as both a bandleader and sideman. His collaborators include Thelonius Monk, Quincy Jones, Bill Evans, and Oliver Nelson, to name a few. His work spanned generations and crossed genres, with consistent releases throughout the 20th century and performances up until