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Giovanni Bertani

Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Since 1860, the Tenuta Santa Maria winery in Italy has belonged to the Bertani family, and for the past 150 years, they have engaged in the cultivation of vines. Gaetano Bertani established his commitment to the land in 1971.Today his son Giovanni is running the winery and turning out wonderful aromatic wines that are food friendly and delicious. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with Giovanni Bertani  who is here touring the United States as ambassador for his family winery.

Sam & Dave

Date: 
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Program: 

The Soul Spotlight falls this week on Sam & Dave, in honor of Sam Moore's birthday. The original "Soul Men"! Get their story and hear them at their best, including a killer live set, on this Monday's Soul Serenade. Tom Lucci sits in for Tom Shaker, 7 to 10 pm.

Barry B Powell: new translation of THE ODYSSEY

Date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 3:30pm
Program: 

BARRY B. POWELL, the Halls-Bascom Professor of Classics Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison, returns to Inquiry to talk about his new dynamic translation of one of the greatest epics in the world: HOMER’S THE ODYSSEY. 

Laurence Steinberg PhD-the new science of adolescence

Date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 2:30pm
Program: 

Adolescence is typically portrayed as a time of out of control emotions, fed by hormones, that is, at best, survived. In the last two decades, there has been a tremendous “growth in the scientific study of adolescence” and this has enabled researchers and parents to better understand what is really happening in the teen brain. It turns out that adolescence is a time of heightened neuroplasticity and it is an exciting time when the teenager learns some of the most important strategies for success in adulthood.

The Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra

The 20-piece JCA Orchestra will present a concert of new music for jazz orchestra. Featured will be new music for jazz orchestra by Darrell Katz, director of the JCA, trombonist, Bob Pilkington, bassist Bruno Råberg, Ken Schaphorst, leader of the Ken Schaphorst Jazz Orchestra, and director of jazz studies at New England Conservatory, and Nicolas Urie.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:00

Amit Kavthekar and world-jazz ensemble Natraj in Westboro, MA

At First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main Street, Westborough.

Deeply meditative North Indian ragas. Beautifully intricate South Indian rhythms. Driving African beats. Edgy, contemporary jazz. World-jazz ensemble Natraj and tabla/multipercussion maestro Amit Kavthekar team up to put it all together in an adventurous, engaging synthesis. This concert features contemporary treatments of Indian classical music, adaptations of traditional West African songs, and Natraj’s signature Indo-Afro-jazz originals.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 19:30

David Neves

Date: 
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Boston's own David Neves will be on the air with host Chet Williamson this afternoon. His debut album Progress Report was released in early 2014 and has received much acclaim, referred to as "modern jazz with muscle..." by criticaljazz.com. Interestingly enough, Neves self-produced the album and funded it through a Kickstarter crowd-funding project, all while pursuing a Master's degree at New England Conservatory.

Anthony Fung

Date: 
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Host Chet Williamson will have Canadian drummer Anthony Fung on the show today. Hailing from Toronto, Fung studied Jazz Performance at Berklee College of Music and has had an impressive performance history, including the Jazz Festivals in Monterey, Toronto and Ottawa.

John Muratore & Roberto Cassan

Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

On the farm this week, host Julie Lavender welcomes John Muratore and Roberto Cassan. The duo of guitar and accordion combine there efforts to bring to you a mix of tango, classical, folk and jazz. Muratore and Cassan met in Montreal while performing with Robert DeCormier and Couterpoint Chorale in 2005.

Deanna Witkowski

Date: 
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Host Judy Carmichael will direct our attention toward Composer/Pianist/Vocalist, Deanna Witkowski. Starting out as a classical pianist, Witkowski now specializes in jazz, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and sacred music.

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