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Episode #1898

Program #1898

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Saturday, March 08, 2003

In recent years, the clarinet has emerged as the contemporary-music instrument par excellence. As we hear on this edition of New Sounds, one of its leading practitioners is David Krakauer, whose Klezmer Madness! group is a high-concept remake of the pre-second world war klezmer tradition. Others include Evan Ziporyn, who hails from the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Chris Speed, who heads the band Pachora, a Balkan-influenced band with three recordings on Knitting Factory Records; and Oscar Noriega, who specializes in a bass clarinet style that combines cutting edge jazz with funky Latin forms.
PROGRAM #1898, some New York clarinetists (First aired on 3/12/01)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

David Krakauer

A New Hot One

Krakow Doina [2:30]

Label Bleu #6617** distr. by Harmonia Mundia, www.harmoniamundi.com or contact@label-bleu.fr OR available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Pachora

Unn

Riffs [7:00]

Knitting Factory #230. www.knittingfactory.com or 212-219-3006

Les Miserables Brass Band

Manic Traditions

Jhanibar Di Panwan Chankar [4:00]

Northeastern #5004. Northeastern Rec's, PO Box 3589, Somerville MA 01701-0605

David Krakauer

A New Hot One

Nine, Nine, Ninety-Nine [5:00]

See above.

Oscar Noriega's Play Party

Luciano's Dream

The Z [5:00]

Omnitone #12004** jazz@omnitone.com or www.omnitone.com

David Krakauer

A New Hot One

A New Hot One [8:00]

See above.

Don Byron

Music For Six Musicians

The Allure Of Entanglement [4:30]

Nonesuch #79354** OR available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Evan Ziporyn

Animal Act

Walk the Dog, excerpt [15:00]

CRI/Emergency #645** . Available at www.composersrecordings.com, OR available for purchase at Amazon.com*

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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