Monday, May 26, 2008
Women & Jazz on Riffin'
As we head into Jazz Month, the Riffin' line up features jazz in its many facets, and a strong representation from the women too.
RIFFIN’S RUNDOWN FOR WEEK 5/26, AT NEWSTALK93FM, AT 8.35 PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY,
STREAMING LIVE AT WWW.NEWSTALK.COM.JM
MONDAY: ‘KARIBU”, a debut album by guitarist, Lionel Loueke from Benin. He’s been acclaimed by Herbie Hancock, as the best of the new musicians.
TUESDAY: Legend, Charles Lloyd, celebrates his 70th birthday, in the company of young musicians, who energize him- Jason Moran, Rueben Rodgers and Eric Harland.
WEDNESDAY: Anne Mette Iversen, a female bass player and composer, leads her own Quartet, through a set of her excellent writing, that combines jazz and classical music.
THURSDAY: Esperanza Spalding, only 23 years old is a marvel, a female bass player who also sings while accompanying herself on the acoustic bass. One of the most unique female voices, Brazilian, Rosa Passos, sings about “Romance”.
FRIDAY: Kicking Back, feeling the music, and finding the groove.