Jazz à la Mode
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION with Garrison Keillior
AMERICAN ROUTES with Nick Spitzer
SUNDAY BAROQUE with Suzanne Bona
FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley
CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez
Billie Holiday and Ben Webster were lovers for a brief stretch in the mid-'30s. A classic photograph taken by the Danish jazz fan Timme Rosenkrantz behind the Apollo in 1935 captures them together, but in between the playful pettin’ and pokin’, there was...
Mary Mardirosian came to WCUW on a Tuesday morning in 1979 after hearing me make a plug for volunteers at the station. She called and spoke with the station's General Manager, Alan West, who invited her to come over to the station, which was then in a dormitory basement at Clark University.
The show's distinctive score is the work of Jeff Beal, who ushers viewers into its clandestine, manipulative and sometimes violent world by breaking a few musical rules.
Renowned guitarist and cuatrista from Puerto Rico, José González and Criollo Clasico Trio performed on Sunday January 25 at the Springfield Public Library.
With secular texts, soaring vocals and electronics, Mazzoli twists the traditional vesper prayer service to reflect our high-tech times.