Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled, who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, will release his latest album, the Bach Suites Volume 1, on February 1st.
It’s going to be a little bit of this and a little bit of that on the World Music Show this week (1/19). On what seems to be a semi-regular basis, I pull out the Wheel O’ Fun, an Elvis Costello rip-off or homage really, in order to say I have no theme. And I’m sure this ok, as perhaps only a handful of folks pay attention to the themes I pull out of thin air sometimes as if by magic.
But rest assured, even without a theme, the main gift will be some great world beats, which may actually be clumped together in some sort of coherent thread.
The Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass quintet that features some of the country’s top female brass players. They are committed to engaging audiences with a diverse repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works, and well-know classics.
Maryland born, Virginia Beach bred Justin Kauflin is musical marvel. Sightless since age 11, he would dedicate his life to seeing the world through the sounds and colors he could create on a keyboard, first joining us at In Your Ear studios in November of 2013 with Tidewater’s Jae Sinnett Trio.
The novel idea around which this band of good friends is built just might be the realization they had back in 2012 that the rich and distinctive wall of sound resulting from their four part harmony might be something very special.