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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 July 28th, 2021:
BERNARD'S GREATEST HITS: Tonight we air an archived episode of Rabble Without A Cause hosted by Bernard that he called "Beach Combers Treasure Trove" which originally aired August 26, 2015.

Rabble Without A Cause

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 21, 2021 Ron Steeds Two CIMP recordings made July 21 - one in 1997 and one in 1998
Jul. 14, 2021 Ron Steeds Evan Parker, Barry Guy, and Paul Lytton record MUSIC FOR DAVID MOSSMAN on July 14, 2016 for the Intakt label.
Jul. 7, 2021 Ron Steeds Ken Vandermark's Sound In Action Trio recorded DESIGN IN TIME on July 6&7, 1999 for the Delmark label.
Jun. 30, 2021 Bernard Stepien Local musician Doug Martin’s new CD Spirit of Survival
Jun. 23, 2021 Ron Steeds The Music Of Benoit Delbecq, born June 6, 1966.
Jun. 16, 2021 Ron Steeds Detroit-based Faruq Z Bey and the Northwoods Improvisors record 19 MOONS on June 16, 2001 for the Entropy label.

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!