As the now infamous line from the film “Forrest Gump,” goes: “..life was like a box of chocolates, you never now what you’re going to get.” Well, on this week’s World Music Show (11/11), we could use that well worn adage to convey that we may not now what we’re going to hear.
Symphony Spotlight highlights the careers of orchestral musicians across the country. My guest for our November segment is Gaelen McCormick, double bass player with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Gaelen joined the RPO in 1995, after holding positions with the Erie Philharmonic, the Binghamton Philharmonic and the Albany Symphony.
Get ready to travel around six of the seven continents for this week’s World Music Show (11/4). Why only 6? Well, Antarctica doesn’t play well with others, and there’s really no music in my vast World Music CD collection. But maybe that’ll be a challenge for a future show.
Once in awhile it’s a good idea to just chill out. You know, kick your feet up, sip a beverage or two and relax. With that in mind, this week’s World Music Show (10/28) has the perfect soundtrack. Get ready to enter the World Lounge.
That’s right, for pretty much the entire two-hour show, we’ll delve into some groovy, chill-out, lounge-inspired beats that provide a good background to whatever you’re doing this Saturday night.
Some of the highlights from our trip to the World Lounge include many tracks off several Putumayo record label releases, including: