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
Coleman Hawkins was the subject of a beautifully filmed studio session taped in Brussels in 1962. The film was made following Hawk's appearance at a festival in Dinant, Belgium, the birthplace of saxophone inventor Adolphe Sax.
Here's a terrific clip of the great songwriter Johnny Mercer singing a succession of his tunes as Steve Allen sings other's songs whose themes conjure Mercer counterparts. "A Foggy Day," for instance, beckons "Come Rain or Come Shine."
A year into the siege of Leningrad, a haggard group of musicians defiantly — and improbably — performed Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, which was dedicated to the suffering city.
Myriam Fuentes was Tertulia's guest on Nov.16,2014. Ms. Fuentes is a writer and media producer from Puert Rico. She is currently working with La Esperanza and Puentes in Holyoke, showing two of her documentaries: Don Pepe Ferrer Canales: ...
The composer and singer describes her own sound as "folk music from another planet." Q2 visits the Tribeca loft that's been home to Monk's white-hot creative energies for more than 40 years.