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Americana Infusion

Monday, October 14, 2013

Drummer Dave King (he of the Bad Plus) is also a pianist who leads the Dave King Trucking Company - what he calls his "Americana project." It's rock-based jazz married to traditional American folk music, or at least classic Nashville sounds of the '60s and '70s.  We'll sample some of this record - "Good Old Light" on this New Sounds.

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New Sounds

Americana Infusion

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Drummer Dave King (he of the Bad Plus) is also a pianist, and he leads the Dave King Trucking Company, his "Americana project." It's rock-based jazz married to traditional American folk music, or at least classic Nashville sounds of the '60s and '70s.  We'll sample some of this record - "Good Old Light" on this New Sounds. 

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New Sounds

Piano and Percussion

Saturday, May 05, 2012

For this New Sounds, take in some music made by the piano, (technically a percussion instrument), with and without additional percussion and sometimes processing, as in "White Bone Country" by Australian-born, New York-based Andrew Byrne.  There's also music by Irish composer Roger Doyle, who uses piano and processing in a piece called "Cool Steel Army."  Then we'll listen to Dave King's drumming AND piano-playing from his solo record, "Indelicate."  Plus, hear piano music from Wayne Horvitz and Robin Holcomb. 

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New Sounds

Americana Infusion

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Drummer Dave King (he of the Bad Plus) is also a pianist, and he leads the Dave King Trucking Company. King has just released a brand new record of rock-based jazz married to traditional American folk music, or at least classic Nashville sounds of the '60s and '70s.  We'll sample some of this latest release - "Good Old Light" on this New Sounds.  Plus, there's also music from like-minded ensembles, perhaps involving cellist Erik Friedlander and his "Block Ice & Propane, along with something from pipa player Wu Man and her Appalachian friends.  Also, listen for music from Bill Frisell, and something from the Tin Hat Trio, as a tribute to Bill Frisell.

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