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Roberto Trotta & Susan Rich

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 9:00pm
Program: 

ROBERTO TROTTA, astrophysicist at Imperial College, London has written of the most unique and lyrical books about cosmology: THE EDGE OF THE SKY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ALL-THERE-IS. Trotta discusses some of the most complex ideas in astrophysics, like exo-planets, supersymmetry and multiverses using only the ten hundred most common words in the English language. An amazing project and he reads a sample of the book on this show. Don’t miss this very aesthetic examination of science and language.

Irish Music for upcoming St. Patrick's Week

Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Program: 

The theme’s title speaks for itself. Slainche!

Harry Allen

Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Saxophonist Harry Allen discusses growing up playing accordian and how that much-ridiculed instrument helped him learn jazz.

Ehud Asherie

Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Pianist Ehud Asherie was born in Isreal, spent his early years in Italy and now lives in the States. He brings an international perspective as well as wide musical knowledge to his jazz playing. Judy and Ehud discuss his broad range of influences including Orson Welles whom he considers a major source of inspiration.

Fred Hersch

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Pianist/composer/activist Fred Hersch is one of the few musicians who feels equally comfortable with classical music and jazz, and discussed how he negotiates his way between these two worlds and uses each to inspire the other. Fred has also been living with HIV/AIDS for more than 25 years and talked about his work in raising awareness and funds throughout his own struggle with the virus.

Roland Guerin

Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

New Orleans bassist Roland Guerin and Judy met and recorded their conversation and played on stage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where they discussed Roland’s New Orleans roots and favorite jazz.

Spokfrevo Orquestra: Carnival + Jazz

Date: 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

In Brazil, during Carnival, music fills the streets. The Spokfrevo Orquestra bring the joyous music from the streets of Brazil to the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Fronted by virtuoso saxophonist and arranger Inaldo Cavalcante de Albuquerque, better known as Spok, the 17-piece orquestra brings an adventurous program featuring special guests saxophonist Melissa Aldana and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. Hear highlights from this exhilarating performance while tracing the origins of Brazilian Carnival music.

Hip Hop + Jazz = Revive Big Band

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

What would it sound like if someone bridged the gap between big band jazz and classic hip-hop anthems? Between Art Blakey and A Tribe Called Quest; between Freddie Hubbard and J. Dilla? One answer is offered by trumpeter Igmar Thomas, the founder and musical director of the Revive Big Band. Between originals, standard jazz repertoire and orchestrations of contemporary classics, Thomas aligns a multi-generational ensemble with a black music tradition that leads to the present day.

Phil Cafaro

Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Current immigration levels—the highest in U.S. history—undermine efforts to achieve a more economically just and ecologically sustainable society. So says Colorado State University professor and author, Phil Cafaro. He argues that  Political progressives favoring a more equitable distribution of wealth, economic security for workers and their families, the preservation of other species on the American landscape, and the political empowerment of common citizens should support reducing immigration into the United States.

Whose Muddy Shoes

Information & Tickets HERE

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/29/2015 - 18:30

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