Jazz à la Mode
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION with Chris Thile
AMERICAN ROUTES with Nick Spitzer
SUNDAY BAROQUE with Suzanne Bona
FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley
CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez
"Finesse" earned Stewart the French Grand Prix for the best composition of 1939, and Gunther Schuller considers it "the most remarkable in its effect...Four simple guitar chords, ingenious in their juxtaposition, introduce a quietly impassioned Stewart theme statement, glowing in tone and embellished here and there with the most wondrous half-valve timbral colorations."
Alas, the Worcester-born pianist Barbara Carroll has died at age 92. My Worcester-born mother told me about her the first time I mentioned jazz, for she knew Barbara as the real deal in swing even before they'd graduated from Worcester ...
It's been a while since I've posted anything...no particular reason. So, I recently came across this interesting little story. Ever wonder what it's like to be an orchestral musician in a world-class ensemble? Violinist Nathan Cole, ...
Tertulia's guest Ginetta Candelario spoke about the book "Cien Años de Feminismos Dominicanos", a collection of documents related to the birth and development of feminism in the Dominican Republic collected from archives that date from 1865 and compiled by the authors Elizabeth Manley, April Mayes and Ginetta Candelario.
Hear the pianist, who once played with Louis Armstrong's All Stars, as he duets with Marian McPartland in a 1992 session.