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ARTICLE: RADIO

Frank Zappa's Jazz Legacy Refuses to Die, Part 2

Read "Frank Zappa's Jazz Legacy Refuses to Die, Part 2" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

This week we continue the retrospective dedicated to Frank Zappa's complex relationship with jazz, through a mix of the jazzier compositions performed by Zappa himself and countless tributes to his music paid by jazz musicians.

As Frank Zappa loved to say, quoting Edgard Varèse, “the present day composer refuses to die" and the ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Meridian Arts Ensemble to Play Concert at Manhattan School of Music

Meridian Arts Ensemble to Play Concert at Manhattan School of Music

The Meridian Arts Ensemble will celebrate the release of its Timbrando CD with a special concert at the Manhattan School of Music, Friday, September 12th, 7:30 p.m. Timbrando (Portuguese for making a tone or sounding, related to the word timbre) is a cross cultural travelogue of music the group collected while on tour in Latin and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Meridian Art's Ensemble's "Timbrando" Due Out In August on Channel Classics

Meridian Art's Ensemble's "Timbrando" Due Out In August on Channel Classics

The Meridian Arts Ensemble's appropriately titled Timbrando CD (Portuguese for “making a tone" or “sounding," related to the word “timbre") is a cross cultural “travelogue" of music the group collected while on tour in Latin and South America and the U.S. Several pieces were commissioned for their visit to the 1997 Subtropics Festival in Miami, including ...