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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
Jul. 19, 2017 Sean McFee
Jul. 5, 2017 Ron Steeds I.P.A. is a Norwegian jazz ensemble made up of Atle Nymo on tenor sax and bassclarinet, Magnus Broo on trumpet, Matthias Stahl on vibes, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on double bass, and Hakon Mjaset Johansen on drums.
Jun. 28, 2017 Jim Reil Crackleknob from guitarist Mary Halvorson, bassist Reuben Radding, and trumpeter Nate Wooley
Jun. 21, 2017 Ron Steeds Ottawa International Jazz Festival Preview
Jun. 14, 2017 Ron Steeds We sample Matthew Shipp's latest recording NOT BOUND recorded June 14, 2016 - one year ago today - on the Polish label For Tune Records.

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!