Warren Oree http://wrti.org en Can Chinese Classical Pianist Di Wu Play Jazz With The Pros? You Bet! http://wrti.org/post/can-chinese-classical-pianist-di-wu-play-jazz-pros-you-bet <p>The more you look and listen, the more you realize that classical music and jazz tend not to stay in separate lanes. &nbsp;Sometimes they won't even use turn signals.&nbsp; A good example is "With A Gentle Touch," from the CD, <em>Classic Encounter</em> by the Ramsey Lewis Trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra under James Mack. Warning: this is a habit-forming tune, as is the whole CD. &nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/0agQyFkdhQY</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:08:13 +0000 Joe Patti & Jill Pasternak 7198 at http://wrti.org Can Chinese Classical Pianist Di Wu Play Jazz With The Pros? You Bet! Jazz: Uniting Nations At The Woodmere Art Museum http://wrti.org/post/jazz-uniting-nations-woodmere-art-museum <p></p><p>Music Lives at the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill, where, as WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the role of jazz in the history of the United Nations is being celebrated - close to&nbsp;where the UN’s Headquarters might&nbsp;have been.</p><p><a href="http://issuu.com/woodmereartmuseum/docs/thepromiseofpeace/13" target="_blank"><strong>Take a look at the Promise Of Peace: Violet Oakley's United Nations Portraits at the Woodmere Art Museum.</strong></a></p><p></p><p><strong><em>A United Nations Jazz Jam: Musicians from Around the World,</em> April 26th, 6 to 8 pm at the Woodmere Art Museum. </strong>Performers include Yoomi Kwan (Korea, on cello); Rosie Langabeer (New Zealand), on accordion and piano); Atiba (Trinidad, on steel drums); Gloria Galante (Italy, on harp); Qin-Qian (China, on Erhu); Koki Soul (French Canadian, guitar/percussion/vocals); Phyllis Hadad (Brazil, on piano) and Moguane Mahloeoe (South Africa, on percussion).</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:02:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5379 at http://wrti.org Jazz: Uniting Nations At The Woodmere Art Museum Bassist and Bandleader Warren Oree, Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble http://wrti.org/post/bassist-and-bandleader-warren-oree-arpeggio-jazz-ensemble <p>In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, Jill Pasternak speaks with Warren Oree, co-founder of Lifeline Music Coalition.</p> Sat, 23 Apr 2011 14:46:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2522 at http://wrti.org