Friday, April 26th at 8pm: “Heroic Frenzies: The Music of Craig Taborn" on KFAI!

An acclaimed pianist and composer, Craig Taborn will return to his beloved Minneapolis at the Walker Art Center, and present performances in three different settings - as a solo pianist featuring work from his first solo performance on the ECM label, "Avenging Angel" - then eclectic compositions with his current band, Junk Magic (Dave King/drums; Erik Fratzke/bass; Chris Speed/tenor saxophone; Mat Maneri/viola) AND in his trio setting with long-time colleagues Gerald Cleaver/drums and Thomas Morgan/bass -Taborn's newest release just released two weeks ago - "Chants"

The Collective Eye featured a conversation between host Janis Lane-Ewart, and Golden Valley, MN prodigy Taborn,  on Saturday, April 20thYou'll hear music from his latest releases, learn more about the tour which brings him to Minneapolis - from Antwerp, Tilburg, and Ulm...onto Chicago, Philly, New York and Boston.

You can also hear more of Craig Taborn's music on the April 22nd episode of Radio Duende, hosted by Emel Sherzad.

 

 

 

 

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