[imc-ottawa] CKUT radio: Cultural Crossroads II
christoff at resist.ca
Thu Oct 22 03:18:31 PDT 2009
* CKUT radio: Cultural Crossroads II
CKUT radio's 'world skip the beat' presents a special program
featuring interviews with Matana Roberts and Babak Towhidi from Advaar
MONDAY OCTOBER 26th 12h00 - 14h00
live broadcast on CKUT Radio, 90.3fm
tune-in globally via live stream at www.ckut.ca
Tune-in to CKUT radio for 'world skip the beat' the second edition of Cultural
Crossroads, hosted by journalist Stefan Christoff, featuring interviews with
leading global music artists from Montreal.
CKUTs radio's weekly global music program, 'world skip the beat', airs each
Monday featuring musical sounds from around the world. A special edition,
Cultural Crossroads II, will highlight unique music while featuring extended
interviews with celebrated Jazz saxophonist Matana Roberts and Iranian musician
Babak Towhidi from Advaar ensemble.
* Matana Roberts is a celebrated Chicago-born jazz saxophonist, playing both
classical and improvisational compositions, Matana has won the praise of music
critics internationally. According to the New York Times, "Matana Roberts, a
fearless and charismatic Chicago-born saxophonist who can reconcile all sorts
of saxophone languages."
Hour: Musing on Montreal and jazz as liberation music
* Advaar is a celebrated Iranian music ensemble, the name is a Persian term
meaning cycle, a notion found at the very heart in Persian art. Advaar is
dedicated to building on the great Persian cultural heritage as well as
composition and improvisation inspired by the landscape of learned and
traditional repertoires. Babak Towhidi is the founder of Advaar ensemble.
Hour: Persian cycles
* CKUT radio
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