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

Coming up at 11:00 PM on April 14th, 2021:
On April 14, 1999 pianist Pandelis Karayorgis, bassist Nate McBride and horn player Ken Vandermark recorded an album for Boxholder Records. We listen to that album tonight.

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Apr. 14, 2021 Ron Steeds NO SUCH THING was recorded April 14, 1999.
Apr. 7, 2021 Ron Steeds A Tale Of Two Trios Recorded Live April 7
Mar. 31, 2021 Ron Steeds Don Cherry Live At Cafe Montmartre, 1966, Vol. 2
Mar. 24, 2021 Ron Steeds Bernard Stepien Tribute
Mar. 17, 2021 Ron Steeds Alvin Fielder's March 17, 2006 album A MEASURE OF VISION on the Clean Feed label is our featured recording tonight.
Mar. 10, 2021 Ron Steeds A Tale of Two Recordings Made March 10, 1999
Mar. 3, 2021 Ron Steeds Two veterans of the British Free Jazz Scene collaborate again!

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!