David N. Baker http://wrti.org en Jazz Dance Suite http://wrti.org/post/jazz-dance-suite <p>We arrive at the corner of Jazz and Classical on <strong>Now Is the Time, Saturday, April 12th at 9 pm</strong> at wrti.org and WRTI-HD2. Chicago a cappella scats with <em>Pleasure</em> the music of Malcolm Dalglish, and solo piano tries out David Baker's <em>Jazz Dance Suite</em> as well as <em>The Blue Hula</em> by Tobias Picker.<br /><br />John Musto's <em>Divertimento</em> for chamber ensemble has jazz and popular music overtones, but there's no mistaking the straight-ahead jazz worldview in three works by Philadelphia's Adam Berenson&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">(even if he turns a corner here and there)</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from his brand-new 2-CD release </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Lumen</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He's the pianist, along with bass and drums, in his <em>L</em></span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">ate 20th Century Stomp</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Emotional Idiot</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Respectable People</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:45:04 +0000 Kile Smith 7201 at http://wrti.org Jazz Dance Suite