• Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/18/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/16/2014 Jazz Adds: The Bad Plus – Inevitable Western (OKeh): “The Bad Plus’ tenth studio recording, ‘Inevitable Western’, is comprised entirely of originals and continues the band’s committed belief in what Nate Chinen of The New York Times dubbed ‘avant-garde populism’ — the idea that serious music can be as […]

  • Sept 20 Gather ‘Round: Silly Wizard Concert (1988)

    Gather ‘Round each Saturday night from 8-9 for WTJU Folk‘s concert series; both archived and live. There will be shows from The Prism Coffeehouse and VA Folklife archives mixed in with some from our announcers’ own libraries. And you never know when a live concert might pop up! This week’s concert features Silly Wizard recorded […]

  • Ralph van Raat performs Rzewski

    Pianist/composer Frederic Rzewski is best known for The People United Will Never Be Defeated!. Echoes of that massive set of piano variations can be heard in this program of shorter works by Rzweski. The Housewife’s Lament, like The People…, is a set of variations on a pre-existing tune. Although the scope of the variations is […]

  • RIP: iPod Classic

    As part of its iPhone 6 and Apple Watch launch, Apple “gave away” copies of the new U2 album “Songs of Innocence,” instantly available to iTunes Store account holders (whether they want it or not) for five weeks prior to its official launch in physical and downloadable formats you have to pay for.  From a […]

  • FSU Symphony Orchestra revive Dohnanyi works

    This is a Florida State University project from start to finish, and that makes perfect sense. Ernö Dohnányi finished his career on the faculty of FSU, and conducted the FSU Symphony Orchestra (albeit a half century before they made this recording). The performing editions for the Symphony No.2 and the Two songs were prepared from […]

  • Sept 13 Gather ‘Round: Leftover Salmon (2002)

    Gather ‘Round each Saturday night from 8-9 for WTJU Folk‘s concert series; both archived and live. There will be shows from The Prism Coffeehouse and VA Folklife archives mixed in with some from our announcers’ own libraries. And you never know when a live concert might pop up! This week’s concert features Leftover Salmon at […]

  • Armonia Ensemble Excel with Strauss Sonatinas

    Wind music from one of the greatest orchestrators of all time played by the wind players of one of the greatest orchestras of all time. How could the results be anything less than satisfying? Towards the end of his life, Richard Strauss ceded his role as an innovator and began writing works that unabashedly embraced […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/9/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/9/2014 Jazz Adds: Arthur Barron, Dave Liebman, Abel Pabon – The Miami Jazz Project (Zoho): Barron (tenor, alto, flute), Liebman (soprano, tenor), and Pabon (keys) initiated this project as a mission to keep the spirit and creativity of fusion alive. They have, in fact, created a soundscape that honors the […]

  • 2014 Jazz Marathon Thank-You Gifts

    DONATE NOW, and pick one of these 2014 Jazz Marathon thank-you gifts: T-SHIRT: 2014 Jazz Marathon t-shirt See image above. Sizes available: M-XXL Pledge: $75 CD: Viper’s Drag Henry Butler & Steven Bernstein & The Hot 9 Pledge: $75 CD: Juice Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood Pledge: $75 CD: Last Dance Keith Jarrett Charlie Haden […]