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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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Cyrus Chestnut at the Lied Center Pavilion

Cyrus Chestnut (born January 17, 1963) is an American jazz pianist, composer and producer. In 2006, Josh Tyrangiel, music critic for Time Magazine, wrote: "What makes Chestnut the best jazz pianist of his generation

The Retro Cocktail Hour #715

June 11, 2016

The Retro Cocktail Hour #713

May 28, 2016

Addison Frei and Tahira Clayton

Lawrence native Addison Frei has achieved acclaim as the winner of the American Jazz Pianist Competition and UNISA International Piano Competition (South Africa). Addison returned home in late March for a concert at the Lawrence Arts Center alongside vocalist Tahira Clayton. While Tahira and Addison met at the University of North Texas, they are now based in New York City, performing regularly at venues such as the Kitano, the Cell Theatre and Cornelia Street Cafe.

The Retro Cocktail Hour #712

May 21, 2016

Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle

Nominated as Best Soloist, and Jazz Band (Eddie Moore & The Outer Circle) by Pitch Magazine, while he is also the recipient of the 2016 Charlotte Street Generative Performance Arts Award. Eddie Moore is an accomplished pianist, composer, music director, educator and bandleader. Raised in Houston, Texas Moore is a lifelong musician traversing a number bands and styles before going back to school to get a master’s in jazz studies from UMKC. "The Freedom of Expression", Moore's debut album as a leader was given 3.5 stars fro

The Retro Cocktail Hour #711

May 14, 2016

Steven Spooner and Matt Smith

Pianist Steven Spooner and conductor Matt Smith were in the Kansas Public Radio Live Performance Studio in preparation of their concert with the Lawrence Community Orchestra on May 7th, 2015.  

The Retro Cocktail Hour #710

May 7, 2016

The Retro Cocktail Hour #709

April 30, 2016


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