An interview with Mary Ellen Childs, composer, Christopher Cunningham, musicians, and Kerry Peterson, Southern Theater Curator, in discussion about the String Theory Festival taking place April 14-17, 2011.
Today’s program is a Tribute To Fallen Heroes. Violinist Billy Bang (William Walker) and KFAI Volunteer, Jim Krahn both passed away on April 11, 2011 and their commitment to many diverse communities is celebrated through the music created by Billy Bang and others.
Today’s program features pianists Omar Sosa, Monty Alexander and Abdullah Ibrahim. Earl LaVon Freeman is also featured weekly during the Von Freeman Moment, however this week includes the news of Freeman:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Von_Freeman to receive one of the three last NEA Jazz Masters Awards in January 2012.