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Synesthesia

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Hear music that was imagined in colors, by composers who have synesthesia, a rare neurological phenomenon where two or more of their senses cross wires and connect in an unusual way.

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Keyboard Works

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount ...

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Variations on Keith Jarrett's Koln Concert

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The quiet lyricism of pianist Keith Jarrett's intimate encounter with a Bosendorfer in 1975, all spontaneous improvisations - was the first ever jazz concert given at the Köln Opera House.  It was recorded and released as a double LP.  "The Köln Concert" became an instant classic, and many years later, in 1990, Jarrett finally agreed publish an authorized transcription.  In 2006, a new interpretation by the Polish conductor, composer, arranger, and pianist Tomasz Trzcinsk was published.  For this New Sounds, we'll hear Jarrett's original, Trzcinsk's new interpretation, and other recent works based on the concert.

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New Sounds

Synesthesia

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hear music that was imagined in colors. The featured composers in this episode of New Sounds have synesthesia, a rare neurological phenomenon where two or more of their senses cross wires and connect in an unusual way. While some synesthetes relate numbers to textures or words to tastes, these musicians see colors when hearing music and vice versa. Hear Andy Akiho’s and Michael Torke’s musical interpretations of yellow, Aphex Twin’s blue, Robert Fripp’s red, and a darker crimson from Akiho again. Also included in the episode are works by non-synesthetes — electronica artist Sam KDC with his track titled “Synesthesia,” a jazz power trio named after synesthetic artist Wassily Kandinsky, and Keith Jarrett with his improvisational take on light/dark.

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Keyboard Works

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings.  Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it.

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New Sounds

Variations on Keith Jarrett's Koln Concert

Friday, March 15, 2013

The quiet lyricism of pianist Keith Jarrett's intimate encounter with a Bosendorfer in 1975, all spontaneous improvisations - was the first ever jazz concert given at the Köln Opera House.  It was was recorded and released as a double LP.  "The Köln Concert" became an instant classic, and many years later, in 1990, Jarrett finally agreed publish an authorized transcription.  In 2006, a new interpretation by the Polish conductor, composer, arranger, and pianist Tomasz Trzcinsk was published.  For this New Sounds, we'll hear Jarrett's original, Trzcinsk's new interpretation, and other recent works based on the concert.

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Keyboard Works

Friday, March 23, 2012

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  There's a brand-new recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings.  Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it. 

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An Hour with Keith Jarrett

Thursday, May 29, 2003

Airs Sunday, May 8 at 6PM on 93.9 FM

In "An Hour with Keith Jarrett," WNYC examines the remarkable work and career of American pianist and composer Keith Jarrett. Produced and hosted by WNYC culture attaché and The Fishko Files host Sara Fishko, the hour-long special ...

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