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Rabble Without A Cause is a program devoted to the Avantgarde side of Jazz.
Hosted by: Bernard Stepien and David Broscoe
Airs: Every Wednesday from 11:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
May. 17, 2017 Bernard Sepient Guest Peter Hum reports on his Jazz trip to Germany
May. 10, 2017 Bernard Stepien French accordionist Pascal Contet
May. 3, 2017 Bernard Stepien French saxophonist AndrĂ© Jaume vs Indonesian Gamelan by Sapto Raharjo
Apr. 26, 2017 Ron Steeds Multi-horn player Jimmy Giuffre was born April 26, 1921 in Dallas, Texas. We celebrate his work as leader.
Apr. 19, 2017 Jim Reil A classic ECM recording by Trygve Seim
Apr. 12, 2017 David Broscoe Selections from the Winter Concert Season

Rabble Without a Cause features:

  • Avant-garde Jazz
  • Live performances of local and international Musicians
  • The analysis of new currents thoughout the history of Jazz
  • Rabble Without A Cause is a program devoted to the Avantgarde side of Jazz. It features Jazz Avantgarde music of all times. Forexample, Louis Armstrong was an avangarde artist when he first played West End Blues in 1921 !

    Duke Ellington, the most intensive innovator of Jazz History has been a perpetual avantgardist creating sound textures, styles that were constantly sounding new. Jazz Avantgarde has exploded since the early '60 when a score of very creative musicians from John Coltrane to Charles Mingus to Cecil Taylor to Anthony Braxton and to a lots of canadian musicians including Peggy Lee.

    RWAC features programs with biographical details of musicians, analysis, interviews and live on air performances of local musicians such as Billy Robinson, Kenji Omae, John Geggie, Rody Ellias, Steve Groves, Petr Cancura, GleBop, Anna Williams, Dan Friedman, Peter Turner, Linsey Wellman, Mike Essoudry and more to come!