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Neil Cowley Trio

Soundcheck

Neil Cowley Trio's Non-Standard Standards

Monday, November 12, 2012

The British pianist who played on Adele's hit "Rolling In The Deep" brings his jazz combo to the studio.

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Michael Feinstein Reflects On The Gershwins, Neil Cowley In The Studio

Monday, November 12, 2012

The 'Ambassador of the Great American Songbook' Michael Feinstein reflects on his personal relationship with songwriting legends the Gershwins in a new memoir. Then, Neil Cowley -- the British pianist who played on Adele's mega hit "Rolling In The Deep" -- brings his jazz combo to the studio.

New Sounds

Death Jazz Piano Trio

Sunday, August 14, 2011

For this New Sounds, London-based death-jazz band The Neil Cowley Trio stopped by the studio on their first US tour.  Listen to their incredibly tight and thoughtful originals like "His Nibs" and "She Eats Flies" performed live on this program.  It's some groove-based post-jazz with an Eastern edge that demands your attention.  RIYL: the Bad Plus, Shostakovich, Madness, thrash-punk, Thelonious Monk, The Sex Pistols, Philip Glass.

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New Sounds

New Piano-Based Music

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

New music from the Neil Cowley Trio and the Bad Plus are on this New Sounds program, bands which on the surface resemble conventional piano trios, but pull liberally from the rock world and everywhere else.  We'll listen to both of their most recent releases, along with music from Rachel's, who also have a recent release.  Even though they are no longer together, this recording is of previously unavailable material.  All that, and more...

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New Sounds

Death Jazz Piano Trio

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

For this New Sounds, London-based death-jazz band The Neil Cowley Trio stopped by the studio on their first US tour.  Listen to their incredibly tight and thoughtful originals like "His Nibs" and "She Eats Flies" performed live on this program.  It's some groove-based post-jazz with an Eastern edge that demands your attention.  RIYL: the Bad Plus, Shostakovich, Madness, thrash-punk, Thelonious Monk, The Sex Pistols, Philip Glass.

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New Sounds

Post-Jazz

Thursday, July 15, 2010

What do you get when you infuse driving rock rhythms and cover songs, along with folk traditions of several countries together and put it in the hands and horns of jazz players?  Well, for this New Sounds, we'll call it "post-jazz."

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