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New Sounds

Global Collaborations

Saturday, November 22, 2014

This New Sounds program highlights some unexpected global collaborations- including but not limited to- Uzbeki bluegrass, Mardi Gras marching bands with Argentinean tango flair, & more.

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Soundcheck

Watch: Randy Weston And Billy Harper, In The Studio

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Watch jazz visionaries Randy Weston and Billy Harper perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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Soundcheck

Neil Gaiman And Amanda Palmer's Variety Show; Randy Weston And Billy Harper's Global Blues

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

In this episode: Husband-and-wife power couple and creative forces Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer -- the acclaimed and innovative author and the audacious musician and Kickstarter-funded firebrand, respectively -- talk about their ambitious traveling variety show, a few new projects in the works, and even sing a song together!

Then, the legendary jazz pianist Randy Weston and longtime sax player Billy Harper perform songs from their latest collaboration, Roots of the Blues, in the Soundcheck studio.

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New Sounds

Global Collaborations

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

This New Sounds program highlights some unexpected global collaborations- including but not limited to- Uzbeki bluegrass, musicians based in Italy who meld North African and Bollywood music, and Mardi Gras marching bands coupled with Argentinean tango flair. Listen to a Creole tango from the Boston-based Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, who regularly ride the party train down to Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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New Sounds

Global Collaborations

Thursday, July 12, 2012

This New Sounds program highlights some unexpected global collaborations- including but not limited to- Uzbeki bluegrass, musicians based in Italy who meld North African and Bollywood music, and Mardi Gras marching bands coupled with Argentinean tango flair. Listen to a Creole tango from the Boston-based Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, who regularly ride the party train down to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. 

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Randy Weston

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Jazz piano great Randy Weston is one of the jazz, blues and rock luminaries performing at the Apollo Theater on Thursday night in a benefit for the Jazz Foundation of America. Download his song "Fly Hi."

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