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CityFM Episode 6 - Jazz + Classical = Creative Music

CityFM Episode 6 - Jazz + Classical = Creative Music

Playing tracks by

Jigmastas, Arthur Russel, Onyx Collective, George Lewis, Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar and more.

Chart positions

This show was 10th in the global classical chart.

A strange thing happened to jazz and classical music in New York amidst the countless pronouncements that they were getting old, losing audiences and cultural relevance: at their experimental and progressive core, they’ve experienced an aesthetic union. Some of the best (and best-known) of the city’s contemporary classical and jazz musicians play both, improvising, composing, and discard genre preconceptions. If there is a name for it, they call it “new music” and “creative music.” CityFM’s episode about this jazz/classical/creative music makes clear, it too has roots in a previous New York music culture of the 1970s.

Featuring Vijay Iyer, Brandee Younger, Jim Staley (of Roulette) & Ben Ratliff

And music from Vijay Iyer, Brandee Younger, Eli Keszler, Esperanza Spalding, Mary Halvorson, Kelly Moran, Caroline Shaw, Butch Morris & Nublu Orchestra, George Lewis, Onyx Collective, Arthur Russel, Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar, and Jigmastas.

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