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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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The Retro Cocktail Hour

December 9, 2006Music that is shaken, not stirred. This KPR-produced program features swingin' bachelor pad music from the 1950s and 60s, hosted by Darrell Brogdon.

Violinist Ivan Zenaty & pianist Katarina Zenata

Czech Violinist Ivan Zenaty and pianist Katarina Zenata play transcriptions by Fritz Kreisler in our live Performance Studio.The artist(s): Ivan Zenaty, violin & Katarina Zenata, pianoEngineer(s): Chubby Smith & Jason Slote

Chamber Music Society of Kansas City

Rachel Hunter engages this fresh chamber music group from KC in lively discussion about their performances of Haydn's "London" Trio for two flutes and cello, Mozart's Trio for Clarinet, Viola & Piano - Kegelstatt, Hindemith's Keline Kammermusik for Wind Quintet and Ibert's Trois Pieces for Wind Quintet.CMSKC's WebsiteThe artist(s): James Hall & David Fedele, flute Margaret Marco, oboe Leah Biber, clarinet Laura Leisring, bassoon Mathew Herren, cello Kristi Crago, horn Julie Witton, viola Patti Higdon, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith

Jake Blanton Quartet

Recorded live in KPR's Live Performance Studio for Bob McWilliams's Jazz in the Night.Jake Blanton's WebsiteThe artist(s): Craig Akin, Bass - Jake Blanton, guitar - Tim Cambron, drums - Roger Wilder, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith


Ken Lovern's Organ Jazz Trio plays live in KPR's Live Performance Studio Sept. 21, 2006.Ken Lovern's WebsiteThe artist(s): Ken Lovern, Hammond B3 Brian Baggett - Guitar Kevin Frazee - Drums Bukeka Shoals - vocals Engineer(s): Jason Slote

IIYM Piano Competition Winners

Three young winners from the International Institute for Young Musicians' piano competition. Hugo Chang plays Schubert's Piano Sonata in A minor, Opus 143, Mvt. I. Monica Liu plays Chopin's Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor. George Fu plays Ravel's Alborada del gracioso.IIYM WebsiteThe artist(s): Hugo Chang - Monica Liu - George FuEngineer(s): Jason Slote

Summerfest 2006

Live performance and interview of Summerfest 2006. This food-inspired program includes La Revue Cuisine by Martinu and Cookbook for Clarinet and Piano by Kenji Bunch.KC Summerfest WebsiteThe artist(s): Jane Carl, clarinet Josh Hood, bassoon Brian Rood, trumpet Nancy Beckmann, violin Alex East, cello Melissa Rose, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote

Chamber Music Society of Kansas City

Live Performance and interview. This dynamic kansas City group plays Malcolm Arnold's Divertimento for Flute, Oboe and Clarinet, Mozart's Piano Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano and Pierre Gabaye's Sonatine for Flute and Bassoon.Chamber Music Society of Kansas City's WebsiteThe artist(s): James Hall, flute Margaret Marco, oboe Leah Biber, clarinet Laura Leisring, bassoon Kristi Crago, horn Patti Higdon, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote

The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Originally broadcastlive February 24, 2006. Live performance and interview with Rachel Hunter. The Mont Alto Orchestra is a five to seven piece chamber ensemble that recreates the small local orchestras that were popular in America from 1890 through 1930. These orchestras provided music for dancing, for listening, and for accompanying movies in the days before talkies. Mont Alto revives this tradition in recordings and live performances.Mont Alto Orchestra WebsiteThe artist(s): Rodney Sauer, piano - Britt Swenson, violin - Brian Collins, clarinet - Darcy Dennison, cello - Dawn Kramer, trumpet Engineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith

Martin Storey & Melanie Hadley

Cellist Martin Story with accompanist Melanie Hadley play works by Beethoven, Boccherini, Franck and Martinu. The artist(s): Martin Storey, cello Melanie Hadley, pianoEngineer(s): Jason Slote


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