Chris Heim http://kmuw.org en Al DiMeola, Sonny Clark, Janis Siegel & The First Record On Prestige http://kmuw.org/post/al-dimeola-sonny-clark-janis-siegel-first-record-prestige <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday &nbsp;7.21.14</strong></p><p>Night Train marks birthdays of pianist Sonny Clark and singer Helen Merrill; highlights new music from Fareed Haque and Chris Parker, along with a new reissue of the music of Morricone from Enrico Pieranunzi, Joey Baron &amp; Marc Johnson; and features music from Charlie Haden’s Grammy-winning Nocturne album and, in hour two of the show, a special with Charlie Haden in a live performance with &nbsp;Paul Bley.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:13:41 +0000 Chris Heim 37775 at http://kmuw.org Al DiMeola, Sonny Clark, Janis Siegel & The First Record On Prestige In A Gospel Groove With The Holmes Brothers, Campbell Brothers, B.B. King & Rebirth Brass Band http://kmuw.org/post/gospel-groove-holmes-brothers-campbell-brothers-bb-king-rebirth-brass-band <p><strong>July 25/27</strong></p><p>Crossroads continues its July Blues Festival feature with live music from Mac Arnold, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, and in hour two of the show, a concert performance from the acclaimed sacred steel group, the Campbell Brothers, at the Savannah Music Festival. Also music from Guy Forsyth, newly named NEA Heritage Fellows, the Holmes Brothers, and new music from the Rebirth Brass Band, the Gregg Allman tribute concert, All My Friends, and Rod Piazza &amp; the Mighty Flyers.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:41:14 +0000 Chris Heim 37774 at http://kmuw.org In A Gospel Groove With The Holmes Brothers, Campbell Brothers, B.B. King & Rebirth Brass Band A Tribute To Charlie Haden, Al DiMeola’s Birthday, RealWorld & WOMAD Music http://kmuw.org/post/tribute-charlie-haden-al-dimeola-s-birthday-realworld-womad-music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday&nbsp; July 21</strong></p><p>SPECIAL<strong>:</strong> Global Village pays tribute to bassist Charlie Haden who passed away earlier this month. In a special edition of the show, the world music side of Charlie Haden is showcased in music with the Liberation Music Orchestra, Cuban pianist Gonazlo Rubalcaba, Greek guitarist Nana Simopoulos, Portuguese Guitar master Carlos Paredes, and as part of an international trio with Brazilian guitarist Egberto Gismonti and Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek.</p><p><strong>Tuesday July 22</strong></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:46:07 +0000 Chris Heim 37696 at http://kmuw.org A Tribute To Charlie Haden, Al DiMeola’s Birthday, RealWorld & WOMAD Music In The Global Village: Bastille Day, Nelson Mandela International Day, Sixties World & the Silk Road http://kmuw.org/post/global-village-bastille-day-nelson-mandela-international-day-sixties-world-silk-road <p><strong>Monday&nbsp; July 14</strong></p><p><strong>SPECIAL:</strong> Global Village celebrates Bastille Day with a special show devoted to music from France. Along with traditional music and musette, the show highlights French world music groups, and artists from different corners of the world who now call France home. Among the performers featured – Lo’Jo, Paris Combo, Kanda Bongo Man, Manu Dibango, Bibi Tanga, and Maurice el Medioni.</p><p><strong><em>(Strange Currency and Night Train will also be celebrating Bastille Day tonight.)</em></strong></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:21:46 +0000 Chris Heim 37420 at http://kmuw.org In The Global Village: Bastille Day, Nelson Mandela International Day, Sixties World & the Silk Road Live Music from Robert Cray, Ruthie Foster, Byther Smith And More At The Crossroads http://kmuw.org/post/live-music-robert-cray-ruthie-foster-byther-smith-and-more-crossroads <p><strong>July 18/20</strong></p><p>This week at the Crossroads we remember bass great Charlie Haden and Wichita blues star Jesse Anderson, highlight new music from two up-and-coming names in blues – Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton – and for our July Summer Blues Festival Feature, highlight live music from Robert Cray, Byther Smith, and in hour two of the show, a concert performance from Ruthie Foster at the Savannah Music Festival.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:16:07 +0000 Chris Heim 37417 at http://kmuw.org Live Music from Robert Cray, Ruthie Foster, Byther Smith And More At The Crossroads Bastille Day, Charlie Haden Tribute, Prestige 65th & Jazz Birthdays On The Night Train http://kmuw.org/post/bastille-day-charlie-haden-tribute-prestige-65th-jazz-birthdays-night-train <p><strong>Monday &nbsp;7.14.14</strong></p><p><strong>SPECIAL:</strong> Night Train teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency to celebrate Bastille Day, the French National Holiday, with music from a wide range of French jazz artists, along with music inspired by and recorded in France.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:08:57 +0000 Chris Heim 37416 at http://kmuw.org Bastille Day, Charlie Haden Tribute, Prestige 65th & Jazz Birthdays On The Night Train Birthdays of Louis Jordan, Joe Zawinul, Bela Fleck and hard bop masters Lee Morgan & Hank Mobley http://kmuw.org/post/birthdays-louis-jordan-joe-zawinul-bela-fleck-and-hard-bop-masters-lee-morgan-hank-mobley <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday &nbsp;7.7.14</strong></p><p>Night Train marks birthdays of jazz fusion great Joe Zawinul, hard bop tenor master Hank Mobley, and Prestige recording artist, guitarist Tiny Grimes. The July Prestige feature continues in hour two with a Jazz Profiles special devoted to one of the giants of the label, Gene Ammons. Plus new music from pianist Fred Hersch, guitarist Steve Khan, and a newly released concert set featuring David ‘Fathead’ Newman.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday &nbsp;7.8.14</strong></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:18:16 +0000 Chris Heim 37111 at http://kmuw.org Birthdays of Louis Jordan, Joe Zawinul, Bela Fleck and hard bop masters Lee Morgan & Hank Mobley Birthdays of Joe Zawinul, Mavis Staples, Bela Fleck & More http://kmuw.org/post/birthdays-joe-zawinul-mavis-staples-bela-fleck-more <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday&nbsp; July 7</strong></p><p>Global Village celebrates the birthday of world jazz fusion great Joe Zawinul and also of Cuban-born Latin jazz percussionist Arturo Stable. Plus more music from the RealWorld label and this year’s Woman Festival lineup – the July Global Village feature – and new African sounds from Yaaba Funk and Sia Tolno (with Fela drummer and musical director Tony Allen).</p><p><strong><em>Music from Joe Zawinul&nbsp;will also be featured tonight on the Night Train.</em></strong></p><p><strong>Tuesday July 8</strong></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:58:53 +0000 Chris Heim 37109 at http://kmuw.org Birthdays of Joe Zawinul, Mavis Staples, Bela Fleck & More July Bluesfest feature kicks off with live music from B.B. King, Johnny Winter at Woodstock http://kmuw.org/post/july-bluesfest-feature-kicks-live-music-bb-king-johnny-winter-woodstock <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">July 11/13</strong></p><p>This week at the Crossroads, the July Blues Festival feature with classic live recordings and concert specials kicks off. This week, it’s live music from B.B. King, Otis Clay and Johnny Winter at Woodstock. Then in hour two, a special performance from Mavis Staples at the Newport Folk Festival.</p><p>Plus new music from Vaneese Thomas - the daughter of R&amp;B legend Rufus Thomas, Dave &amp; Phil Alvin, and Savoy Brown.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:22:42 +0000 Chris Heim 37107 at http://kmuw.org July Bluesfest feature kicks off with live music from B.B. King, Johnny Winter at Woodstock Night Train Top 40 Albums of June 2014 http://kmuw.org/post/night-train-top-40-albums-june-2014 <p></p><div><div style="direction:ltr; font-family:Arial; color:#000000; font-size:10pt"><p class="x_MsoNormal"><u><span style="">NIGHT TRAIN - TOP 40 June <span style=""> &nbsp;</span>2014</span></u></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin-left:0in; text-indent:0in"><span style=""><span style="">1.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="">Larry Goldings, Peter Bernstein, Bill Stewart - Ramshackle Serenade (Pirouet)</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:27:38 +0000 Chris Heim 36916 at http://kmuw.org Night Train Top 40 Albums of June 2014