John Schaefer appears in the following:
Thursday, May 17, 2012
John Schaefer refuses to acknowledge his response to Donna Summer's music.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Dancing in concerts: John Schaefer feels strongly both ways.
Friday, April 27, 2012
John Schaefer recalls a New York radio legend
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Join host John Schaefer in the Greene Space as Soundcheck presents an hour with modern-day guitar hero Kaki King and Punch Brothers led by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile.
Musician and composer Kaki King creates rich sound textures with her six-string skills – so well, in fact, that Rolling ...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Two musical awards are announced - one national, the other local.
Monday, April 16, 2012
John Schaefer reports back on Saturday's Kraftwerk performance
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Kraftwerk's simple songs are not so simple after all.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Setting the stage for tomorrow's big Ring Haiku event!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
In this 2009 episode of WNYC's New Sounds, Terry Riley speaks with host John Schaefer about his landmark 1964 work In C which helped usher in the style known as minimalism.
Monday, March 26, 2012
In this 1997 New Sounds with host John Schaefer, Lou Harrison talks about composing for the Indonesian gamelan, the associated complexities of intonation and his recollections of instrument building and experimentation with fellow West Coast maverick, Harry Partch.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Great songs for terrible futures
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 ...