In Your Ear

Joseph Jarman Interview

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A rebroadcast of an interview with the late, great saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and poet JOSEPH JARMAN (9/14/37 – 1/9/19). An early member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), he was a founder of its flagship group, the Art Ensemble of Chicago. The interview was conducted by program host Art Sato in 1985. … Continued


Economic Update

Socialism: From Past to Future

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On this episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff begins with socialism’s history especially in the US: from being widely discussed up to 1945, then repressed in the Cold War, and now vigorously revived since 2008. He then examines socialism’s basic economic criticism of capitalism in the 20th century. And finally, he shows how and why … Continued


Harpist, composer, improviser, and educator Zeena Parkins joins host Derk Richardson in the studio, sharing her latest music, including her major composition Captiva–which she will perform Saturday night (Feb. 2) in a benefit concert at Mills College in Oakland–plus selections from herTriplicates duo with Jon Leidecker (aka Wobbly), a brand new mix of her piece “Tensor,” and … Continued


Stacey Abrams: “We Have to Work Harder” Than Those Who Would Suppress the Vote; Dialogue: Women’s March Leaders on Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, Racism & More; Tessa Thompson & Time’s Up Call on Hollywood to Work with More Women Directors in #4PercentChallenge; “RBG” Documentary Nominated for Academy Award as Supreme Court Justice Recovers from Lung Surgery.