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Mizzou Music: Holiday Brass and Choral Concert previews

On this week's Mizzou Music, we heard from a pair of MU faculty who are leading upcoming performance. Emily Edgington Andrews previewed the Sunday recital 'And on Earth peace' while Tim Howe shared a sneak peak ahead to Monday's Holiday Brass Concert.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2eusOFmOg8 Danny Barker died in 1994, but he's having a bang-up December. The New Yorker is running a story online about the long and eventful life of the New Orleans banjo player and guitarist — and the Historic New Orleans Collection has just re-issued his memoir, A Life in Jazz. Danny Barker came up in New Orleans at a time when jazz was just getting started. Over the course of a more than 70-year career, he played with Louis Armstrong , Cab Calloway ,...

Grover Washington, Jr. On Piano Jazz

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Saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr. (1943 – 1999) was a master musician and multiple-Grammy winner. He performed internationally and worked with names like Bobby McFerrin , B.B. King , Patti LaBelle and Nancy Wilson . Washington's purity of tone and long, fluid lines are evident on this 1994 Piano Jazz . He and Marian McPartland join forces to play "Prelude To A Kiss" and "What Am I Here For?," along with other standards by Duke Ellington . Originally broadcast in the spring of 1994. Set List ...

In 1938, Ella Fitzgerald sang her first big hit, "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," for a national audience on CBS Radio. Now, a global audience has access to this performance again — thanks to the discovery and restoration of the Savory Collection, a legendary private trove of nearly 1,000 recordings that haven't been heard by the general public since the 1930s. The National Jazz Museum in Harlem acquired them in 2010, and today they're beginning to make their way to a new generation of jazz fans. It's...

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Dale Lloyd

On this week's Mizzou Music, we heard from a pair of MU faculty who are leading upcoming performance. Emily Edgington Andrews previewed the Sunday recital 'And on Earth peace' while Tim Howe shared a sneak peak ahead to Monday's Holiday Brass Concert.

Dale Lloyd

'Myths and Legends' is the theme for next Tuesday's MU Symphonic Band concert. On last week's Mizzou Music, MU's Director of Athletic Band Erin Cooper previewed the concert that features works for large band from historic and contemporary composers. These interviews originally aired on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Listen to new episodes of Mizzou Music each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. on Classical 90.5.

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A pair of faculty from the MU School of Music prepare to lead large-scale and chamber recitals by students. On a recent episode of Mizzou Music, violinist Julie Rosenfeld described her new series, Music at the Museum and vocal faculty Christine Seitz looked ahead to a Show-Me Opera setting of significant opera scenes.

Megan Arns / MU School of Music

This Sunday the MU School of Music presents the Percussion Extravaganza at 3:00 at the Missouri Theatre. That same evening at 7:00 in Whitmore Recital Hall, the school convenes a Trombone Choir . Megan Arns, Timothy Howe and Aryana Nemati were on last week's Mizzou Music discussing upcoming School of Music concerts.

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The latest release from Norwegian-born composer Ola Gjeilo is our CD of the Week this week on Classical 90.5. The composer performs his works with a trio of ensembles on the self-titled release.

University of Missouri School of Music

Julie Rosenfeld is one-fourth of the Esterhazy Quartet, the string ensemble in residence at the University of Missouri School of Music. She talked about the ensemble on a recent episode of Mizzou Music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euSiBdBKoiY

Leigh Munoz / GoBassoon

Bassoonist Leigh Munoz was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music. She talked about one of her favorite artists, the composer-bassoonist John Steinmetz.

MU School of Music

When she goes to work at Faurot Field, Erin Cooper coaxes the biggest possible sound out of her Marching Mizzou student-musicians. Cooper was a guest on this week's Mizzou Music in advance of her conducting the MU Symphonic Band in a performance of dance music. Also, on the program this week: New music never rests and Stefan Freund represents a large part of the force behind the compositional culture happening at MU.

University of Missouri School of Music

A recent episode of Mizzou Music featured faculty guests Edward Dolbashian, Neil Minturn, Steven Tharp and Brian Silvey.

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