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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, Bruce Walton and Ron Steeds
Airs: Every Wednesday from 11:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Join Bernard Stepien and David Broscoe for avant-garde Jazz, live performances by local and international musicians and analysis of new currents thoughout the history of Jazz.

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Mar. 18, 2020 Jean-Michel Labatut Jack DeJohnette: Special Edition. This program will be presented at another time
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Mar. 11, 2020 Bruce Walton Michael Moore
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Mar. 4, 2020 Ron Steeds Two New Releases on the Amirani Records label
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Feb. 26, 2020 Bruce Walton Carla Bley & Paul Haines- Escalator Over The Hill
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Feb. 19, 2020 Jean-Michel Labatut Walt Dickerson: The composer and the vibes player.
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!