Night Train marks birthdays of Belgian guitarist Philip Catherine and Norwegian bassist Arild Andersen. Plus more jazz noir for the October feature – including music from Duke Ellington’s score for Anatomy of a Murder, and the theme from the film noir classic, Double Indemnity, from the Jazz at the Movies Band – also two impressive new duet albums from Charlie Haden with Jim Hall, and Kenny Barron with Dave Holland.
Global Village heads to the Caribbean for music from countries in or bordering the Caribbean Sea – including Jamaica (the Paragons with John Holt, Bob Marley & the Wailers), Mexico (Sones de Mexico), the Dominican Republic (Francisco Ulloa), Barbados (Coalishun), Trinidad (the steel drum classic, Pan Rising, from Ritmos Unidos), and for the October Haitian music feature, a new release from the country-compas band, Boulpik, and from Sweet Micky.
Crossroads teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency to celebrate Halloween with some tricks and treats. In hour one some great Halloween blues tricks from legends like Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, the Neville Brothers, and Muddy Waters along with the latest from John Mayall, Stacy Mitchhart, Otis Clay with Johnny Rawls, and the Chicago Blues All-Stars.
Then in hour two – a special treat to wrap up the Crossroads October feature with a House of Blues special with Elvin Bishop.
32 year-old singer/songwriter Cameo Profit is a self-described “church boy." Growing up in the Church of God in Christ in Wichita, he began playing the drums at the age of two, he eventually learned the piano and started directing church choirs. Profit has a new CD called Speak To Your Day. KMUW’s Carla Eckels talks with Profit about his life in music, which started in church...
Monday, October 27: Based in Bloomington, Indiana Lily and Madeleine are sisters in their late teens whose sophisticated sound recalls bands such as Arcade Fire and Fleet Foxes as well as Swedish sister act First Aid Kit. We’ll hear selections from Fumes, the brand new release by Lily and Madeleine as well as music from Jacksonville, Florida’s psychedelic rock outfit Sunbears. We'll also remember bass legend Jack Bruce, who died Saturday.
Hear new music from local gospel group Cameo & One Way. Their debut album Speak To Your Day showcases uplifting sounds with a contemporary flair. The group will be in concert showcasing their new release at Kingdom Harvest Church at Lincoln & Greenwich at 4pm on Sunday, November 2nd.
New stuff from Gerry Gibbs, Larry Goldings, Charlie Hayden and Jim Hall and the Cookers mingles with older things by Clifford Jordan Big Band, Miles Davis, Benny Green and Bill Evans as Straight No Chaser continues to blend early jazz with recent recordings.
Night Train celebrates the birthdays of saxophonist Eddie Harris, guitarist Martin Taylor, trumpeter Russell Gunn, and oud player Anouar Brahem. Plus more for the October Jazz Noir feature – this time with music from Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil, which is often regarded as the last great movie of the classic film noir era – and in hour two a special delving into another classic film noir notable for its use of jazz, Sweet Smell of Success.
Global Village marks the Kenyan Heroes Day holiday with music from Kenya artists and bands, including the Rift Valley Brothers, Extra Golden, Ayub Ogada, and Virunga. Plus birthday salutes to Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem and reggae artist Luciano, and more music from Haiti for the October feature – this time from the Mini All Stars.