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
I heard someone on the radio last week saying that the invention of the electric guitar was one of the most epochal events in human history. I'll leave that for others to debate, but the conceit comes to mind as I contemplate how dominant ...
Lalama was born into a musical family in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, 65 years ago today. He told All About Jazz that his mother was a professional singer who performed until she was eight months pregnant with him. “I was in her womb hearing these tunes live on the stage. I was hearing that vibration. It happened naturally…the…Songbook…is in my blood.”
“Seventy-one years ago,” Little sighed, “It’s hard to remember when I wasn’t here..."
Tertulia's guest on January 31, 2016 was Laura Valdiviezo, Associate Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture, College of Education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She spoke about rethinking, testing, teaching and learning in education.
Jazz Night In America's host happens to be a Grammy-winning bassist, and he's written a special work. Hear a bluesy, soulful oratorio for big band and gospel choir, inspired by civil-rights icons.