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Blast the Horns

Sunday, September 14, 2014

For this New Sounds program, listen to the blistering horns of party bands from the world over, with Afro-pop from Ghanaian highlife veteran Ebo Taylor to the Chicago-based Mucca Pazza.

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New Sounds

New Music for Brass

Monday, May 12, 2014

Hear new music for brass, some martial, some big band jazz, and music by David Byrne inspired by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band of New Orleans, and more on this New Sounds Program.  Then it's high-spirited music from Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy along with a work by Karlheinz Stockhausen, covered by the Respect Sextet. Plus, music by Charles Mingus, as played by Either/Orchestra out of Cambridge, MA.  There's also music from Montreal's Ratchet Orchestra as well as something from the Clubfoot Orchestra, and a work by Carla Bley.

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New Sounds

Blast the Horns

Monday, August 19, 2013

For this New Sounds program, listen to the blistering horns of party bands from the world over.  There’s Afro-pop from veteran of Ghanaian highlife Ebo Taylor and his German band, featuring the godfather of Afro-beat drumming, Tony Allen.  Hopefully we'll hear something from the marching band madness that is the Chicago-based outfit Mucca Pazza (P.S. - you HAVE to check their outfits when they perform!), Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars, some Ethiojazz, and maybe something from Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy.

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New Sounds

New Music for Brass

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

On this Mardi Gras day, hear new music for brass, some martial, some big band jazz, and music by David Byrne inspired by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band of New Orleans, and more.  Then it's high-spirited music from Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy along with a work by Karlheinz Stockhausen, covered by the Respect Sextet. Plus, music by Charles Mingus, as played by Either/Orchestra out of Cambridge, MA.  There's also music from Montreal's Ratchet Orchestra as well as something from the Clubfoot Orchestra, and a work by Carla Bley.

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New Sounds

Blast the Horns

Thursday, May 03, 2012

For this New Sounds program, listen to the blistering horns of party bands from the world over.  There’s Afro-pop from veteran of Ghanaian highlife Ebo Taylor and his German band, featuring the godfather of Afro-beat drumming, Tony Allen.  Hopefully we'll hear something from the marching band madness that is the Chicago-based outfit Mucca Pazza (P.S. - you HAVE to check their outfits when they perform!), Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars, some Ethiojazz, and maybe something from Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy.

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