Sing Out

Sing Out – March 1, 2017

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Sing Out kicks off Women’s History Month with a hot live performance by the almost-all-girl Berkeley High School jazz combo: The Girls & Pepe. Hosted by Larry Kelp. The jazz combo is (from left):  Pepe Tekpa, Camille Kuo,  Yuki Nagase, Kyra Teigen and Mabel Smith. Not pictured: pianist Anna Bettendorf.


Sing Out

Sing Out – June 1, 2016

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Proclaimed best high school jazz combo in the U.S. by Down Beat magazine, Berkeley High School Combo performs live on Sing Out before joining the full Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble and Pacific Mambo Orchestra at UC Theatre on Friday, June 3. Hosted by Larry Kelp


Talkies

Planned Parenthood under attack PLUS alive! reunites

Women’s reproductive options are once again under election-year attack, this time a vicious effort to defund Planned Parenthood.  We’ll survey the potential damage, and its controls.  PLUS: brilliant jazz band alive!, disbanded all too soon after 10+ years of delighting audiences, is staging a 40th reunion concert series.  We talk with Carolyn Brandy and Rhiannon.  … Continued


Ella Fitzgerald: Quintessentially American

“The song has ended but the melody lingers on”—Irving Berlin When I heard the news of Ella Fitzgerald’s death, I took it very hard.  I knew it signaled more than the end of the greatest jazz singer of all time, whose remarkable career spanned six decades and whose  incomparable body of work is not humanly … Continued


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