The Hear and Now – September 27, 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 Avotcja and Michelle Jacques to “The Hear and Now” to talk about and share music from their respective groups — Avotcja & Modúpue and CHELLE! and Friends — to preview their upcoming double bill — “Tradition on the Fringe” — this Saturday night, September 8, at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. We also celebrate the life and honor the … Continued


Tune in for a live in-studio concert by Ratatet, led by jazz drummer Alan Hall. The Bay Area sextet released its second CD, Heroes, Saints and Clowns, this past June, and will be performing this Sunday in the California Jazz Conservatory’s Hardymon Hall @ The Jazz School. Hall built Ratatet out of the Electreo trio with bassist Jeff Denson … Continued


Over the past six years, since the release of the debut recording, Delta Grooves, HowellDevine has matured into one of the hardest working and most distinctive blues groups in Northern California. On the trio’s latest and fourth CD, Howl (released by Little Village Foundation), Joshua Howell (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Pete Devine (drums, washboard, jug), and Joe Kyle, Jr. … Continued


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