July 18, 2019 Playlist #1110

Chicago’s amazing percussionist, Kahil El’Zabar, has been at the helm of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble since 1976. El’Zabar and saxophonist Edward Wilkerson Jr. began as a duo, but the Ensemble size swelled from time to time with the addition of various AACM musicians. For the most part it’s been a Read More & Listen

July 4, 2019 Playlist #1108

Music tells story as much as a storyteller, dance, theatre, etc.  This episode features some definite stories wrapped in improvisation.  Vancouver guitarist Tony Wilson has already written a fictional novella about an addicted busker surviving on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.  Tony lived on that street, and his story came out in Read More & Listen