The Hear and Now – April 26, 2018

The Hear and Now

From singer-songwriters to avant-garde jazz; old faves, new voices, and live performances. With host Derk Richardson.

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Host Derk Richardson welcomes the return of fingerstyle guitarist Duck Baker–to the Bay Area, where he lived for many years before moving to England, and to KPFA. Stefan Grossman, who knows a thing or three about playing the instrument, says, “Duck Baker is a true genius of the guitar.” Over the past year or two, Baker … Continued


Guitarist John Schott, bassist Dan Seamans, and drummer John Hanes are the Actual Trio, and they’ll be celebrating the release of their second CD, Act II, with a concert at the Back Room in Berkeley on Friday, February 23. First, they’ll perform their original jazz, based on Schott’s compositions, live on The Hear and Now, hosted by Derk Richardson, … Continued


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