Alexander Glazunov combined the spice of Russian nationalism with the smoothness of European symphonic music. On this edition of Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, we'll hear the music of this transitional and important figure, the student of Rimsky-Korsakov, and the teacher of Shostakovich.
Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy Accept National Award in NYC The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently honored WRTI with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award for outstanding classical music and jazz programming. Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy accepted the award during a ceremony in December at The Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Jill Pasternak interviews Perri, who along with the rest of the Hot Club will appear at Chris' Jazz Cafe on October 31.
More than seven decades after the innovations of the Quintette du Hot Club de France, featuring guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt, combos called Hot Clubs carry on the gypsy jazz sound around the globe in Tokyo, San Francisco, Seattle, Sweden, Norway, Austria, and many other locales. Led by fast-fingered Reinhardt disciple Evan Perri, the Hot Club of Detroit offers a fresh take on the tradition.
Join Jeff Duperon on December 26th as he reviews his choices for the Best Jazz Releases of 2008. Jeff will explore his selections and provide his take on this outstanding year of music. Tune in at 6 pm and don't miss a riff, a change, or a call and response to the wonderful music we know as jazz!
Jeff Duperon's Picks for the Best New Jazz Releases of 2008