DJ Sessions: Classical With A Twist

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Ethiopian pianist and composer Girma Yifrashewa. (Courtesy Victor Jeffreys II)
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Terrance McKnight of WQXR in New York speaks with Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson about artists bringing classical music in interesting new directions, including the Ethiopian-born composer and pianist Girma Yifrashewa.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Fats Waller, “Handful of Keys”

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Fats Waller, “Handful of Keys” (performed by Speakeasy String Quartet)

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Girma Yifrashewa, “Sememen”

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David Rakowski, “Absofunkinlutely”

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Carman Moore, “Wellness for All”

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