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Jess Stacy On Piano Jazz

This week's Piano Jazz presents an episode from the early years of the program with guest Jess Stacy (1904 – 1995), who came out of retirement to appear on the show in 1982. As one of the leading pianists of the swing era, Stacy was best known for his work with the Benny Goodman Orchestra and had a prolific career before stepping back from the music world in the 1950s. In this classic session from the archives, Stacy needs no introduction as he starts the show with a solo performance of ...

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Pat Metheny On Piano Jazz

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Guitarist Pat Metheny is one of the brightest stars in the jazz firmament. As the only person to win a Grammy in ten different categories, the ever-evolving artist is constantly experimenting with new technology and honing his improvisational skills and unique style. On this 2006 Piano Jazz, The Pat Metheny Trio, which includes bassist Christian McBride and drummer Antonio Sanchez, performs the exclusive version of "Go Get It" and "Bright Size Life."

Originally broadcast Spring of 2006.

The New York Philharmonic announced Sunday that it has taken action against two prominent musicians over unspecified "misconduct": the orchestra's principal oboist, Liang Wang, and its associate principal trumpeter, Matthew Muckey.

The orchestra said the decision came after a five-month internal investigation, led by a former federal judge. Both musicians dispute the Philharmonic's findings, and while the musicians' union reviews the orchestra's decision, the two have been placed on unpaid leave.

Michel Camilo On Piano Jazz

Sep 14, 2018

Grammy-winning pianist, composer and bandleader Michel Camilo is one of the most fascinating jazz artists working today. A prodigy from the Dominican Republic, he began his professional career at the age of 16 as the youngest member of the National Symphony Orchestra. In his twenties, Camilo moved to New York City, where he took the jazz scene by storm with his whirlwind approach to music, technical brilliance and post-bop Latin rhythms. In this 1989 Piano Jazz session, Camilo plays his own composition "Nostalgia."

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This week on Mizzou Music Julia Gaines, Director of the University of Missouri School of Music, stopped by. We talked about just a few of the amazing performances coming up this semester at Mizzou.


On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we got to speak to Rachel Hahn about the Experiencing Piano program at Mizzou. The program provides entry level piano lessons for the community.


This week on Mizzou Music we had a chance to meet the new voice faculty, Mary Kathryn Brewer. We talked about her favorite music, her first impressions of Mizzou, and her dogs Poochini and Moose.


Mizzou Music: Amy Knopps

Aug 16, 2018
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This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by Dr. Amy Knopps Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Missouri School of Music. We talked about the upcoming Concert on the Quad and what we can expect to hear from Marching Mizzou this year.


Dale Lloyd

This week on Mizzou Music we had the chance to speak with Jacob Gotlib, the managing director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative. We discussed what the initiative does, the Mizzou International Composers Festival, and how to best enjoy the festival’s events.


On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by Douglas Osmun, one of the resident composers at the Mizzou International Composers Festival. We discussed some of his past works and the piece that he’ll be premiering at this year’s festival.


Mizzou Music: Chen Yi

Jul 17, 2018

This week on Mizzou Music we had a chance to speak with Chen Yi, whose piece Near Distance will be performed as part of the Mizzou International Composers Festival on July 27 at the Missouri Theatre.


This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by Igor Santos, a resident composer at the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival. We talked about the piece he’s written for Alarm Will Sound, some of his past works, and video game soundtracks.


On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we had the opportunity to speak with Amanda Feery, One of the resident composers at this year’s Mizzou International Composers Festival. We discussed some of her past works, the uilleann pipes, and the piece she’s written for Alarm Will Sound.


Mizzou Music: Viet Cuong

Jun 18, 2018

This week on Mizzou Music we had the chance to speak with Viet Cuong, one of the resident composers at the upcoming Mizzou International Composers Festival this July. We talked about his piece for the fest, some of his other works, and his creative use of stemware.  


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