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

Coming up at 11:00 PM on January 23rd, 2019:
Host Ron Steeds presents Barry Altschul's recording BRAHMA recorded January 23, 1980 for the Sackville Records label. Ron also wishes Gary Burton a happy 76th birthday by playing from his ECM duet recording (with Chick Corea) CRYSTAL SILENCE.

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jan. 23, 2019 Ron Steeds The album feature is BRAHMA by Barry Altschul, Ray Anderson and Mark Helias. Also Happy 76th Birthday Gary Burton!
Jan. 16, 2019 Jean-Michel Labatut A Trio For The Ages
Jan. 9, 2019 Ron Steeds Two January 9 sessions recorded ten years apart - 2001 and 2011.
Jan. 2, 2019 Jim Reil Improvised music from the versatile and inventive Ingrid Laubrock and an all-star band
Dec. 26, 2018 Ron Steeds John Carter and two Moers Music recordings
Dec. 19, 2018 Jean-Michel Labatut Angles 9 Injuries
Dec. 12, 2018 Jim Reil Sun Ra Live and Wild, New Year's Eve 1973

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!