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Why Colin Kaepernick Didn’t Stand for the National Anthem
The 49ers quarterback said he could not show pride in the flag of “a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:45:03 -0500
The Accidental Plagiarist in All of Us
To differing degrees, we’ve all been guilty of cryptomnesia, the process of claiming an original thought already encountered elsewhere. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:00:04 -0500
The Playlist: Thundercat Unplugs, Young M.A. Gets Remixed
Hear the tracks that caught our pop critics’ attention, from De La Soul to Sharon Van Etten. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:46 -0500
Years After Newtown Massacre, a Father Plays Through the Pain
The saxophonist Jimmy Greene is playing more upbeat tunes, partly to better reflect the spirit of a daughter slain in the Sandy Hook massacre. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:27:47 -0500
How Rudy Van Gelder Shaped the Sound of Jazz as We Know It
Tracing Mr. Van Gelder’s imprint on recordings like Coltrane’s “Moment’s Notice” or the Miles Davis Quintet’s “If I Were a Bell,” among others. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:37:25 -0500

Classical : NPR
Tracing The People's Republic Of Beethoven
The composer's music and life story are deeply woven into China's cultural, social and political fabric, inspiring revolution and providing comfort. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:26:00 -0400
Songs We Love: Battle Trance, 'Blade Of Love I'
An unusual quartet of tenor saxophones delves into the connections between body, breath, sound and creation with a fierce and unyielding spirit. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:00:13 -0400
Songs We Love: The Westerlies, 'Saro'
Hear the self-described "accidental brass quartet" put a new spin on an old British ballad in an evocative arrangement by Nico Muhly and Sam Amidon. Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0400
On The Steps Of Lincoln Center, A Choir The Size Of An Army
One thousand singers gathered Saturday to perform a new work by Pulitzer winner David Lang. Reporter Jeff Lunden was one of them. Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:21:00 -0400
If At First (Or Fourth) You Don't Succeed, Join The Tanglewood Stage Crew
Percussionist Miles Salerni repeatedly auditioned to be a Fellow at the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer home, but was rejected. So he found another way in. Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:33:00 -0400
parterre box
Chat: Amleto
To chat or not to chat? Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:29:58 +0000
I’ve always felt like a kid
Happy 64th birthday actor, producer and comedian Paul Reubens, aka "Pee-wee Herman." Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:15:00 +0000
“I have a vast variety of sources where we get our frocks”
Say what you will about Sarah Palin, but she gets her styling tips from the best! Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:13:34 +0000
Nous voulons explorer la bonté contrée énorme où tout se tait
Born on this day in 1880 poet Guillaume Apollinaire Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:07:57 +0000
Statue of limitations
“Trove Thursday” has resurrected Hérold’s Zampaou La fiancée de marbre performed by Les Arts Florissants. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:00:31 +0000
Jazz
Years After Newtown Massacre, a Father Plays Through the Pain
The saxophonist Jimmy Greene is playing more upbeat tunes, partly to better reflect the spirit of a daughter slain in the Sandy Hook massacre. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:27:47 -0500
How Rudy Van Gelder Shaped the Sound of Jazz as We Know It
Tracing Mr. Van Gelder’s imprint on recordings like Coltrane’s “Moment’s Notice” or the Miles Davis Quintet’s “If I Were a Bell,” among others. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:37:25 -0500
Rudy Van Gelder, Audio Engineer Who Helped Define Sound of Jazz on Record, Dies at 91
The many albums he engineered for Blue Note and other labels in the 1950s and ’60s included acknowledged classics like Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” and Miles Davis’s “Walkin.’” Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:01:32 -0500
Jazz Listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1
A selected guide to jazz performances in New York City. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:53:14 -0500
BRIC JazzFest Marathon: 27 Bands in 3 Nights
The festival will run a full week, Oct. 8 through Oct. 15, and feature many free events, including a jazz-movie program hosted by Nelson George. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:04 -0500

Jazz : NPR
Three Miles Ahead
Hear three interpretations of the musical icon: on screen, with actor and director Don Cheadle; on the page, with co-biographer Quincy Troupe; and on stage, with trumpeter Keyon Harrold. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:19:53 -0400
Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner
The communication between piano and voice often becomes deeply personal. Two rising stars of their instruments prove as much in duet at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:05:18 -0400
Rudy Van Gelder, Definitive Jazz Recording Engineer, Has Died
The man who captured hundreds of jazz's greatest recordings — by Miles Davis and John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock — died Thursday at his home studio. He was 91. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:26:00 -0400
Norah Jones On Piano Jazz
The smoky-voiced singer reinvents standards like "The Nearness Of You" in a 2003 session. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:16:00 -0400
BADBADNOTGOOD On World Cafe
The Toronto improvisational band is known for collaborations with Ghostface Killah and Tyler, the Creator. Watch a video of "Speaking Gently." Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:04:49 -0400
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Summer Residency Snapshots: Where Trust Meets Productivity
With less pressure to produce concrete results, composers and performers tend to create with more verve. This week, a few more Avaloch New Music Institute examples illustrate how friendship can be a vital collaborative tool and how developing trust over a long period of time generates more interesting, sustainable work. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:20:57 +0000
Showcase of Six New Operas-In-Progress plus an Entire New Opera to be Presented in L.A.
The L.A. based opera company, The Industry, has announced the third installment of its biennial West Coast workshop for new American operas. In February 2017, portions of six new operas-in-progress--composed by Nicholas Deyoe, William Gardiner, John Hastings, Laura Karpman, Marc Lowenstein, and Dylan Mattingly--will be presented as well as the concert premiere of Bonnie and Clyde by composer Andrew McIntosh and librettist Melinda Rice. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:55:56 +0000
Jonathan Kramer’s Gift
Jonathan Kramer's Postmodern Music shows how our contemporary experience colors and reshapes our audition of everything, from Beethoven to new pieces he never could have encountered. And so his last book, published this month and more than a decade after his death, is not only still relevant; it’s prescient. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:53:07 +0000
California Sunshine: Remembering Bobby Hutcherson (1941-2016)  
Hutcherson had his own distinct tone and sound on the vibes, very different from the prominent mallet players of the day, but as a composer and musical philosopher he was also one of the most important conceptualizers of music in the last half of the 20th century. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:00:22 +0000
Wadada Leo Smith Receives $25K Mohn Career Achievement Award
Composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith has received the Hammer Museum’s 2016 Mohn Award for Career Achievement “honoring brilliance and resilience.” Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:15:27 +0000

 

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