July 2014

July 27: Remembering violinist Leroy Jenkins.

July 20: Music for Stroh violins and violas by Mauricio Kagel (1898), Jon Rose, and Aleks Kolkowski.

July 13: A tribute to bassist/composer Charlie Haden.

July 6: We broadcast our recording of the concert by Tim Daisy and Jason Stein from last Sunday night at Woodland Pattern … along with some selections from Fred Lonberg-Holm’s recent Lightbox Orchestra performance featuring an ‘all drummers’ lineup.

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June 2014

June 29: Jason hosts the show while Alternating Currents Live presents Tim Daisy and Jason Stein at Woodland Pattern.

June 22: A preview of the music of Tim Daisy and Jason Stein who will be playing at Woodland Pattern next Sunday, June 29. And, our annual summer broadcast of Christian Wolff’s Burdocks.

June 15: Music by Kent Kessler, Lee Hyla, Jim Baker and Nate Wooley … and a look back at the Art Ensemble of Chicago (including their masterwork People in Sorrow).

June 8: Our recoding of the Edward Wilkerson Jr. Group at Woodland Pattern from last Sunday night.

June 1: Jason hosts the show as Alternating Currents Live presents Edward Wilkerson Ensemble at Woodland Pattern.

June 8: Our recoding of the Edward Wilkerson Jr. Group at Woodland Pattern from last Sunday night.

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May 2014

May 25: We’ll continue our preview of Edward Wilkerson’s concert in Milwaukee on June 1st.

May 18: A preview of Edward Wilkerson’s concert in Milwaukee on June 1st along with some new releases and old favorites.

May 11: Our broadcast of the concert by The Bridge #4 from last Sunday’s concert at Woodland Pattern.

May 4: Jason hosts the radio show while Alternating Currents Live presents The Bridge #4 at Woodland Pattern Book Center.

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April 2014

April 27: We’ll continue our preview of Rob Mazuerk and Mwata Bowden coming to Woodland Pattern on May 4th, but for the Spring Membership Drive we’ll also take requests. E-mail us here and we’ll do our best to play something you’d like to hear.

April 20: The Music of Rob Mazurek and Mwata Bowden in preview for their Woodland Pattern concert on Sunday, May 4th.

April 13: Music by Anthony Braxton as played by Ensemble Montaigne, Dahinden-Kleeb-Polisoidis-Holdrich (Concepts of Freedom), Crispell-Dresser-Hemingway, and solo by Matthew Welch and by David Holland.

April 6: A bit more from Julius Hemphill’s Roi Boyé & the Gotham Minstrels and ‘improvising in the 70s and 80s’ with percussionist Andrea Centazo.

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March 2014

March 30: Conversations with Ourselves …including O.K. Rubberband (Julius Hemphill), Turkish Mambo (Lennie Tristano), N.Y.C. No Lark (Bill Evans), Machinations (Henry Brant), And on the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma (Harry Partch), ZM-F-K for four soprano saxophones overdubbed (Anthony Braxton), Changes (Robert ‘Cleve’ Pozar), Magistrate Lousvart (Robert ‘Cleve’ Pozar), selections from Roi Boye & the Gotham Minstrels (Julius Hemphill).

March 23: Kyle Bruckmann and Wrack, Evan Parker and Paul Lytton, Katherine Young, Jin Hi Kim and Gerry Hemingway … to name a few.

March 16: New releases from percussionist Gerry Hemingway and a new CD of music for solo clarinet by Karlheinz Stockhausen … plus some old favorites.

March 9: Jason hosts the show with special guests and surveys the ‘Rock in Opposition’ movement.

March 2: Marilyn Crispell, Ross Bolleter, Karlheinz Stockhasen, Pierre Boulez, Aki Takase, and more.

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February 2014

February 23: The music of Roscoe Mitchell … from 1965 (“before there was sound”) to 2013 … including “Nonaah” and “The Maze.” Here’s a great interview with Roscoe Mitchell about composing, improvising, and “Nonaah.”

February 16: New music from Tim Hodgkinson (Onsets) and a variety of ensemble music from Roscoe Mitchell, Kaija Saariaho, Evan Parker’s ElectroAcoustic Ensemble and more.

February 9: Location, location, location: work by the Seattle Phonographers Union and sound recordist Peter Cusack.

February 2: Flutes and harps, with and without electronics, featuring Anne La Berge, James Newton, Nicole Mitchell, Eberhard Blum, Anne LeBaron, Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, and more.

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January 2014

January 26: All vinyl, new and old, with music from Olivia Block, the Seatle Phonographers Union, Frank Rosaly, Mats Gustafson, Cleve Pozar, Joelle Leandre and Jon Rose, and more.

January 19: Music by Jean Barraque, Alberto Posadas, Roscoe Mitchell with Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble, Morton Feldman, Anne LeBaron, and more.

January 12: The music of Irene Schweizer including her work with the London Jazz Composers Orchestra (Radio Rondo and Theoria).

January 5: A new year begins and the temperature is dropping (to -7 degrees tomorrow morning), so let’s turn up the heat with music by Kaffe Matthews, Zeena Parkins, Ikue Mori, Ana-Maria Avram, and more.

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