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SoundNotion 181: Not a Michael Jackson Glove

Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.


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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
  • Trumpeter and composer Brian Groder explores the realm between jazz and contemporary classical music and gives us insight on the nature of improvisation.
  • Brian’s frequent collaborator Tonino Miano is working on a book of atonal piano technique we’re looking forward to.
  • Protesters visit the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and hold a demonstration tied the events surrounding the killing of Michael Brown. The audio of the event that Alex Ross posted from the radio broadcast is well worth your three minutes.
  • The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s CEO, Stanley Romanstein, resigns amid a tumultuous lockout.
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Music is Hard 45: Audience Rot

This week:
Tim and Dave respond to Kurt Ellenberger’s piece published on the Huffington Post. Ellenberger thinks that education has failed to create new audiences for jazz and classical music, and therefore it doesn’t (or won’t) work. Tim and Dave disagree (with Ellenberger and each other).

Link:
Kurt Ellenberger: “The Audience and the Educator: A Study in Blue”

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