Following is a listing of the musical selections airing
on Echoes for the week of August 4-8, 2003. The dates on
the playlists are the dates the programs are distributed to stations.
Please check the program ID number to verify the program if your
station broadcasts the program on a different day than it is distributed.
MCGILL-MANRING-STEVENS: The PLAINTIFF PRESENTS A CASE FOR FUSION They sound like a law firm and in certain ways they are arguing
a case for fusion. Bay Area bassist Michael Manring, and guitarist
Scott McGill and drummer Vic Stevens, both from Philadelphia,
create a music born in the sound of the Mahavishnu Orchestra,
Chick Corea and Miles Davis, a freewheeling brand of pyrotechnic
compositions and free improvisations. Recently, they released
their second CD as the trio, McGill-Manring-Stevens called CONTROLLED
BY RADAR (Free Electric Sound). A double CD, one disc is electric
and the other disc is acoustic. We gather these three virtuosi
together to make their case in the Court of Echoes.
ROBERT RICH-HIGH PRIEST IN THE TEMPLE OF THE INVISIBLE Silicon Valley's Robert Rich is best know for his electronic
landscapes merged with throbbing acoustic percussion and sensual
flutes. On his new CD, Temple of the Invisible, he goes all acoustic,
creating music for an imaginary culture in a distant past. Using
prepared piano, odd mallet instruments and singer Sukhawat Ali
Khan. Robert Rich reveals the lost music of the Temple of the
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH SEVARA NAZARKHAN Sevara Nazarkhan is a diminutive singer from Uzbekistan who's
music is steeped in the ancient sounds and cultures of her homeland.
But she's also a pop star there and her new CD, Yol Bolsin (REALWORLD),
is produced by ethno-techno composer Hector Zazou. On tour with
Peter Gabriel, Sevara stopped by the Echoes living room with two
musicians to play her music live and talk about her mixture of
ancient traditions and modern music.
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH KAKI KING Kaki King is a frighteningly virtuosic and independent guitar
player from Brooklyn who is picking up the extended techniques
of Preston Reed and Michael Hedges and finding her own, distinctive
voice. Though only 23 years old and dwarfed by her guitar, she
coaxes a dynamic range of sound from her instrument heard on her
debut album, EVERYBODY LOVES YOU (Velour Records). Kaki enters
the Echoes living room where she plays music from her album, a
new song and talks about a music journey fm New York subways to
Click on a program number to see that day's playlist.
Some stations tape-delay Echoes, please check with
your local station if there is some question about what program
was aired on a specific day.
The playlists include start times that indicate the
approximate beginning of that piece of music, represented in minutes
and seconds after the start of the hour.
There are also links to purchase many of the CDs, clicking
the "buy-it" button will take you to an Amazon.com entry
with more information about the CD. If there is no "buy-it"
button, the CD is not currently carried by Amazon.com.
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