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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

Coming up at 11:00 PM on July 24th, 2019:
Continuing the ECM celebration, Ron Steeds features the most popular recording in the ECM catalogue - Keith Jarrett's THE KOLN CONCERT.

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 24, 2019 Ron Steeds ECM Records turns 50
Jul. 17, 2019 Bruce Walton Robert Wyatt - twas brillig.
Jul. 10, 2019 Jean-Michel Labatut Giorgio Gaslini an Italian Treasure
Jul. 3, 2019 Bruce Walton when will the blues leave?
Jun. 26, 2019 Ron Steeds Two Recordings Made on June 26 - TUTANKHAMUN by the Art Ensemble of Chicago in 1969 and CASCADES by Marilyn Crispell, Barry Guy and Gerry Hemingway in 1993.
Jun. 19, 2019 Bruce Walton 'turn up the quiet' - Jimmy Giuffre in the studio, 1961; in concert, 1965
Jun. 12, 2019 Ron Steeds Happy Birthday Mark Alban Lotz!

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!