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Jason Moran

Fishko Files

Moran on Monk

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Jazz great Thelonious Monk was born on this day in 1917.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko talked to pianist Jason Moran about the powerful presence of Monk, long after his death in 1982–for this edition of Fishko Files.

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New Sounds

Nu-Jazz Piano Trios and Solos

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Listen to the some new jazz piano in both trio and solo forms.  On this New Sounds, we'll listen to the prog-jazzers the Bad Plus, along with something from e.s.t.  Also, solo piano music as heard in the propulsive poundings of Francesco Tristano, and the thoughtful musings of Jason Moran.  Plus, a sampling of Matthew Shipp's "4D," and more.

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New Sounds

Kraftwerk Re-Covered

Saturday, June 11, 2011

For this New Sounds program, it's a step beyond your pocket calculator -we'll hear all sorts of arrangements of Kraftwerk songs. There'll be an acoustic version of "The Mirror Stage" featuring lutenist Josef van Wissem and guitarist Gary Lucas.

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New Sounds

Nu-Jazz Piano Trios and Solos

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Listen to the some new jazz piano in both trio and solo forms.  On this New Sounds, we'll listen to the prog-jazzers the Bad Plus, along with something from e.s.t.  Also, solo piano music as heard in the propulsive poundings of Francesco Tristano, and the thoughtful musings of Jason Moran.  Plus, a sampling of Matthew Shipp's "4D," and more.

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New Sounds

Away From Jazz

Saturday, January 22, 2011

For this New Sounds, get a load of jazz musicians stepping away from the jazz tradition.  There's music from clarinetist Beth Custer and pianist Marco Benevento.  Plus, "C'mon, it's only a dollar" from the punkass jazz melody-makers known as Gutbucket off of their latest release, "A Modest Proposal." Also, we'll hear from the latest by Matthew Shipp, called "Harmony and Abyss" and much more.

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WQXR Features

Violinist and Pianist win MacArthur "Genius" Grants

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A violinist who runs a community music school in Providence, R.I., and an eclectic jazz pianist and composer are among the 23 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."

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New Sounds

Piano Solos and Ensembles

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Hear from Nico Muhly's latest, "I Drink The Air Before Me," on this New Sounds.  There's also music from Jason Moran's "Ten," which features some sampled sounds as well. Plus, Michael Formanek Quartet and the new "23 Neo" along with Donnacha Dennehy's "Reservoir" for solo piano, played by Isabelle O'Connor, and more.

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New Sounds

Kraftwerk Re-Covered

Thursday, July 01, 2010

For this New Sounds program, it's a step beyond your pocket calculator -we'll hear all sorts of arrangements of Kraftwerk songs.

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