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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
Sep. 20, 2017 Jim Reil James Blood Ulmer's classic 1980 recording Are You Glad To Be In America
available
Sep. 6, 2017 Bernard Stepien Jimmy Giuffre and AndrĂ© Jaume duo concert
available
Aug. 23, 2017 Jim Reil A classic Cecil Taylor Unit recording
available
Aug. 16, 2017 Jean-Michel Labatut The art of improvisation
available

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!