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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, David Broscoe and Zach Baird
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
May. 22, 2019 Ron Steeds Wild Flowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions - May 14-23, 1976
May. 15, 2019 Jean-Michel Labatut At The Margin Of Jazz: The Lounge Lizards
May. 8, 2019 Jim Reil Pianist Joachim Kühn pays tribute to Ornette Coleman.
May. 1, 2019 Jean-Michel Labatut The Day After International Jazz Day.
Apr. 24, 2019 Ron Steeds Two Silkheart recordings recorded April 24, 1989 at the same recording studio (Sound On Sound Recording Studio in NYC).
Apr. 17, 2019 Bernard Stepien Aki Takase with David Murray

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!