THE FRIDAY RIFF 2/1, 7 pm: FAST FORWARD, to AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE, their spiritual dub Sound. SLY & ROBBIE’S ‘LA TRENGGAE’, and the rhythm twins in BRAZIL. Three new singles by Tarrus Riley. One new single by JAH CURE.
THE SUNDAY RIFF,1/27, 5.15 pm: The banjo, an African derived instrument, has been mainly popularized today, by banjoist, BELA FLECK. Gustavo Dudamel, highlights Mexican composer Arturo Marquez. A jazz interpretation of the film Music of Nina Rota, by accordionist, RICHARD GALLIANO. Concerto for Jazz Quintet and Chamber Orchestra, By Chick Corea. The choral music of Dave Brubeck.