Playlists

Jazz 'til Dawn playlist for 10/14/2012

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Ian Marsanyi

A curated selection of jazz in many forms.

Jazz Profiles playlist for 10/14/2012

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Lucy Weinman

A general overview of the life and music of genius soprano saxophonist and clarinetist Sidney Bechet.

In All Languages playlist for 10/14/2012

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Xinyu Guan

Indonesia folk music. The Tanjidor of the Betawi people of Jakarta, which is mostly played on European brass instruments, but based on Indonesian rhythmic structures. The gambang kromong, which started out as music accompanying festivities in rich Chinese Indonesian households, before the genre was democratized. We also explore the various incarnations of guitar music around the islands of Indonesia.

Jazz Alternatives playlist for 10/13/2012

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Kevin "(the) Magu...

Guitarist and composer Rez Abbasi and his trio (John Hebert, bass; Satoshi Takeishi, drums) joined us live in the studio around 6:15pm to play two tunes from their new release, Continuous Beat, on Enja.

Middle Eastern Influences playlist for 10/12/2012

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Xinyu Guan

Interview with multi-instrumentalist Bassam Saba, artistic director of the New York Arabic Orchestra, who will be performing at a concert at Miller Theater, Columbia University on Oct 24th, 2012, at 8 pm.

Offbeat playlist for 10/12/2012

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Dylan Kario

The Early Music Show playlist for 10/12/2012

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Ethan "Qp" Edwards

Out to Lunch playlist for 10/12/2012

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Eric "The Wind" I...

Booker Little Memorial pt. 2 - from 10/58 to the end of 59.

Afternoon Classical playlist for 10/11/2012

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Elias.7 Dagher

Hope at the edge of the hereafter; two transcendental works featuring the clarinet in a prominent role. The first, Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, written in 1791, the year of the composer's death. Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time followed. Messiaen penned the work in a WWII prison camp in the winter between 1940 and '41.

Transfigured Night playlist for 10/11/2012

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Xinyu Guan

Sainkho Namchylak, vocalist from the Tuva Republic in Siberia who started out as a throat singer before moving on to avant-garde vocal compositions. We also explore her collaborations with American multi-instrumentalist/free jazz musician Ned Rothenbeg.

We then move on to the Ganelin Trio, a preeminent free improvisation jazz trio in the Soviet Union in the 1970s and the 1980s. They premiered at the Warsaw Jazz Jamboree in 1976 and broke up in 1987. We listen to a live recording at Moscow from 1983.