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Recording, Episodes & Live Studio Performances

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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

Nathan Granner & Beau Bledsoe

Originally broadcast January 31st, 2006. Live performance and interview with Rachel Hunter in the KPR Live Performance Studio. These great musicians play and sing selections from Puccini and Duparc, as well as traditional Italian and American music. This performance comes to a climax with their stunning rendition of the traditional "Give Me Jesus." This is one of our favorite moments in the KPR Live Studio!Nathan & Beau's WebsiteThe artist(s): Nathan Granner, Tenor & Beau Bledsoe, guitarEngineer(s): Jason Slote & Chubby Smith

Kenny White

Kenny plays his very original music and chats with Bob McWilliams in KPR's Live Performance Studio.Kenny's WebsiteThe artist(s): Kenny White, piano, guitar & vocalsEngineer(s): Jason Slote

Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman

Karen and Pete chat with Bob McWilliams and play their soulful, funky, and sometimes romantic acoustic music. Great musicians and great folks!Karen and Pete's WebsiteThe artist(s): Karen Savoca, vocals and drum Pete Heitzman, guitar and vocalsEngineer(s): Jason Slote

Quartet Accorda

Live performance of: Puccini: Chrysanthemums Mendelssohn: Quartet, Opus 44, No. 1 Debussy: Quartet in G minor, Mvt. IIThe artist(s): Kanako Ito, violin Ben Sayevich, violin Peter Chun, viola Martin Storey, celloEngineer(s): Jason Slote


Masters of traditional Irish music, Dervish play live in KPR's Live Performance Studio and chat with Bob McWilliams.Visit the Dervish WebsiteThe artist(s): Brian McDonagh, Mandola Liam Kelly, Flute and whistles Tom Morrow, Fiddle Shane Mitchell, Accordion Cathy Jordan ,Vocals, bodhrán and bones Michael Holmes, Bouzouki Engineer(s): Jason Slote

KU Jazz Ensemble I

Dan Gailey directs KU's top Jazz ensemble and talks about music and about working with his talented students.KU Jazz program WebsiteEngineer(s): Jason Slote


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