This week on DreamFarm Radio, singer/songwriter Joy Mover will be in the studio. This Boston native has the ability to transcend eras, styles and key elements. Having lived in Miami for periods of her life, an interesting blend of Salsa incorporates a Latin flair into her music. Off of her self-titled debut album Joy Mover, eclectic tunes such as "Have You Ever Loved?" showcase her Miami influences.
Join host Chet Williamson as he welcomes to the studio, pianist Yoko Miwa. A regular performer in the Boston area, you can catch the Yoko Miwa Trio at Scullers Jazz Club on Thursday, November 13th at 8pm.
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.
Novelist CHUCK PALAHNIUK returns to Inquiry to talk about his new novel BEAUTIFUL YOU, which is about sex addiction and sinister corporate forces, among other things. “Young people want mirrors, older people want art.” Tune in for a fun and candid discussion with this challenging writer who thoroughly enjoys himself on his book tours
Tonight, Inquiry welcomes poet SUSAN RICH whose latest collection is titled CLOUD PHARMACY. Susan has worked and traveled in countries like Niger, Gaza, South Africa and Bosnia-Herzegovina and these experiences inform her poetry. Tonight she reads “Tunnel” from Cloud Pharmacy, a poem about the Boston area.
Pianist Conal Fowkes discusses his long participation in Woody Allen’s jazz band and his recent part doing the vocals and piano work of the Cole Porter character in Woody’s film Midnight in Paris.
In the studio this afternoon is pianist Dick Odgren. A local Massachusetts native, Odgren is known for his history with the late trumpeter Emil Haddad and has been recognized for his excellence as a jazz educator.
Expect the unexpected on this week’s show. Join host Tom Shaker as he conjures up soulful (and soulless) ghosts, goblins, devils and unworldly creatures. Tricks and treats galore on this special edition of Soul Serenade. It all starts at 7pm!
Dave Brubeck’s music is reimagined by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Jazz Night in America explores various Brubeck compositions, as we sit down and discuss with the arrangers the decisions they made when approaching the material. Also, we unearth recordings from the JALC archive of Brubeck himself performing with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Join host Chet Williamson as he speaks with saxophonist Steve Heckman. This San Francisco based artist grew up in New York City during one of jazz's most creative periods, the mid-60's. Upon first hearing John Coltrane, worlds split open for Heckman!
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