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

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.

Date: 
Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 6:00pm

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

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!

Date: 
Sun, 10 Aug 2014, 10:00pm

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

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.

Date: 
Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 6:00pm

Joao Gilberto on Jazz Profiles

Tune in this Sunday from 2pm-7pm to listen to a Jazz Profiles dedicated to João Gilberto. The show will encompass from his early and rare recordings before Bossa Nova to his most recent solo album released in 2000 along with relevant historical background. We will also feature exclusive WKCR interviews with important characters that were involved with João Gilberto such as his son Marcelo Gilberto, the producer Creed Taylor, one of the Tropicália artists Gilberto Gil, and the Bossa Nova composer and pianist Antonio Adolfo. Hosted by Augusto Ghiotto.

Date: 
Sun, 10 Aug 2014, 2:00pm

Fela Kuti on the African Show

Thursday's African Show hosted by David Ellenbogen will celebrate the music of Fela Kuti, the creator of AfroBeat and the ultimate rebel musician. Guests will include his son, musician Femi Kuti, and Academy Award winning director Alex Gibney, whose documentary, Finding Fela, opened in theaters on August 1.
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014, 10:00pm

Gustav Leonhardt Memorial Broadcast

This Friday, January 20th, WKCR will be devoting over eleven hours of programming to the music of Gustav Leonhardt (5/30/1928-1/16/2012). As a harpsichordist, organist, and conductor, Leonhardt was on the forefront of the movement in early music to revive period styles and practices. While best known for his recordings of J.S. Bach, Leonhardt made spectacular recordings of many different early music and Baroque composers. Tune in from 9:30am-9:00pm to hear WKCR's tribute to this legendary musician.
Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 9:30am to 9:00pm

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