A program of Brazilian music featuring Heitor Villa-Lobos and his second thoughts on his most widely known piece.
Saturn lore and songs for Labor Day.
Music and poetry in celebration of our two full moons this month.
Music and commentary in sympathy and solidarity with Lahaina.
The Best of High Summer in Song and Verse.
A collection of humanity’s finest for your careful consideration.
Music, lore, song and poetry celebrating this month’s first and second full moon.
Joni Mitchell’s sine qua non, Hejira, with notes to parse out a fuller picture of a magnificent work of art.
Close quarter harmonies for the searing heat of July.
Music of the little known Etta Jones with a mix of Huston Person her co-creator, and the artistry of recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder.
A side-by-side comparison of Ballads by John Coltrane and the tribute album of the same name by Karrin Allyson. Give a listen. Check it out. It’s good. You might like it. You might really like it.
As we bid farewell to the beautiful month of June, we sample music drawn from literature.
The music of June and it’s most emblematic flower, lupines.
“Methuselah lived 900 years. But who calls that livin’ when no gal will give in, to no man what’s 900 years?”
Among other things, a review of Mozart’s Magic Flute with all its Masonic symbolism, as timely today as it when premiered 200 years ago.
Songs of Spring and the cautious approach of Summer’s tender child, June.
A sampling of new and old from Paul Simon, and a musical appreciation of the Indian mystic Rabindranath Tagore.
A sampling of the great jazz pianist and swing-era holdout, Teddy Wilson.
A one-hour tonic to lift you out of the routine and deliver you back refreshed, revitalized, rekindled.
A look into the significance of Cinqo de Mayo and an hour of great Mexican music.