John Schaefer appears in the following:
Friday, March 23, 2012
More listener comments on recent Soundcheck shows
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
In this 2002 episode of WNYC's Soundcheck, host John Schaefer talks to maverick American icon Frederic Rzewski as well as fellow pianist-composers Michael Hersch and Russian-born Lera Auerbach about performing their own pieces, and working outside the musical mainstream.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Listen now to indie heavyweight Dan Deacon's compositions performed in Merkin Concert Hall's Ecstatic Music Festival.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
John Schaefer's search for a "cool wedding band"
Monday, February 27, 2012
Robert Glasper draws together his parallel passions for hip hop and jazz on his latest release, “Black Radio.” In addition to his formal jazz training, the pianist has long navigated the nebulous territory between the two genres – working with artists like Q-Tip, Mos Def, and Erykah Badu. For this ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Reactions to yesterday's segment about a controversial film score
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. Soundcheck Host John Schaefer recalls the pervasive reach Houston had during her heyday in the late '80s and '90s.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Tonight at 7:30 pm ET, join us for a live audio Webcast from Merkin Concert Hall featuring composer-performers Nick Zammuto (The Books) and Jason Treuting (So Percussion).
Monday, February 06, 2012
Overheard at John Schaefer's Super Bowl party...
Monday, February 06, 2012
On Wednesday, February 8 at 7:30 pm ET, Q2 Music presents a live audio Webcast of Son Lux, Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry, and new-music heavyweights yMusic as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival.
Friday, February 03, 2012
On Friday at 7:30 pm, enjoy a live Webcast of composer Michael Gordon's live scores to the silent films of acclaimed American filmmaker Bill Morrison.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Tonight at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live present a live Webcast of Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's visceral score to filmmaker Bill Morrison's silent film, "The Miners' Hymns."
Monday, January 30, 2012
When You're Gone, You're Gone. Or not...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
John Schaefer hears something familiar in two of today's three picks.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Football fans: YOUR SUPER BOWL PARTY NEEDS MY KILLER RECIPE FOR CHILI!
Friday, January 20, 2012
John Schaefer wrestles with the viewer suggestion that he should start watching Downton Abbey.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
One moment in 25 years of Bang On A Can
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
John Schaefer is planning on taking this playlist underwater
Monday, December 19, 2011
I wonder if you can tell something about a person by the music he/she listens to. (And I wonder what that “something” might be.) The reason I’m wondering this today is not just that we begin our annual Critics’ Week, our year-end roundup of the best music, etc.; but also because of the passing this weekend of two world leaders and one barefoot diva.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Q2 Music is proud to announce three delayed Webcasts -- Wednesday, December 21 at 8 pm, Saturday December 24 at noon, Thursday, December 29 at 8 pm, and now an additional Saturday, December 31 at noon -- of The New York Philharmonic's CONTACT! series featuring music by HK Gruber, Magnus Lindberg, and Alexandre Lunsqui.