Dena DeRose http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Quieter Side Of Jazz And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quieter-side-jazz-and-new-music <p>Jazz musicians occasionally use classical music themes for improvisation.&nbsp; On the January 28, 2013 edition of Jazz Unlimited, the first hour will have music by Bach, Villa Lobos, Mozart, Pachelbel, Rachmaninov, Dvorak and Rodrigo played without horns.&nbsp; The second hours will present new music with Dizzy Gillespie, Dena DeRose, Art Pepper, Marcus Roberts, Hal Russell and others.</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/jazzunlimited/playlists/012713.pdf">&gt;&gt; Playlist</a></strong></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:01:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 8631 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Quieter Side Of Jazz And New Music The Quieter Side Of Jazz-String Quartets and New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quieter-side-jazz-string-quartets-and-new-music <p>On November 25, 2012, we will play something unusual.&nbsp; String quartets in jazz are usually reading ensembles doing transcriptions or supporting soloists.&nbsp; A few do improvise.&nbsp; The Keys and Strings Hour feature on string quartets will feature the Kronos Quartet, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the Beaux Arts String Quartet, and the Zapolski String Quartet, along with soloists Jim Hall (guitar) and the Modern Jazz Quartet.&nbsp; The second and third hours of Jazz Unlimited will feature new music by Joe Newman, Keith Jarrett, Art Pepper, Dena DeRose, Bill McHenry along with tw Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:34:42 +0000 Dennis Owsley 6560 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Quieter Side Of Jazz-String Quartets and New Music