Gil Evans Centennial Birthday Broadcast: Mid-70's Free Fusion
A variety show with several themes; featured on air guest Eli Smith of the Brooklyn Folk Festival.
Music from American avant-garde musicians in Europe at the start of the 70's, and then a sampler of the concert marathon that went down last Wednesday as part of the 2012 Undead Jazz Festival.
Leena Mahan took over hosting duties at 8pm, following the Chicago Undergound Duo.
Music of Armenia, with a focus on the folk music group -- The Shoghaken Ensemble
The show began with a tribute to The Beastie Boys
We close out the (academic) year with some outstanding drummers, the old and the new, from solo to orchestral work.
The last two Piano Sonatas of Alexander Scriabin, followed by some shorter piano works by the same composer. (Note: this playlist covers only the final hour of the show, between 11 AM and 12 PM)
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