Following is a listing of the musical selections airing
on Echoes for the week of July 14-18, 2003. The dates on
the playlists are the dates the programs are distributed to stations.
Please check the program ID number to verify the program if your
station broadcasts the program on a different day than it is distributed.
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH PAT METHENY Due to technical difficulties, this show will air Wednesday,
July 23, 2003
CHRISTOPHER O'RILEY'S CLASSICAL ROCK PIANO Christopher O'Riley is a noted classical concert pianist as
well as the host of Public Radio International's FROM THE TOP
radio program. You'll usually hear him playing Scriabin and Mozart,
but on his new album, he plays the music of Radiohead, the critically
acclaimed English art rock group. O'Riley started playing this
music on piano during breaks on FROM THE TOP and wound up with
an album's worth of material now called TRUE LOVE WAITS: Christopher
O'Riley Plays the Music of Radio Head (Sony Classical). Christopher
talks about his obsession with Radiohead and transferring their
music to piano in what he calls the most difficult music he's
RANDY ARMSTRONG'S GLOBAL JOURNEYS Based in New Hampshire, Randy Armstrong is a gifted acoustic
guitarist who has been on the world fusion scene since the mid
1970s when he was a member of the world fusion chamber group,
Doah. Since that band broke up, this New Hampshire-based artist
has played more world fusion with Uno Mundo and his own trio.
He recently composed the score to the PBS series, Dinner on the
Diner (Ellipsis Arts) and now has a new solo CD, No Regrets (Domo).
Randy comes to Echoes to talk about his music journey.
A LIVING ROOM CONCERT WITH MCGILL-MANRING-STEVENS Bay Area bassist Michael Manring is joined by two virtuosos
from the Philadelphia area, guitarist Scott McGill and drummer
Vic Stevens. Recently, they released their second CD as the trio,
McGill-Manring-Stevens. It's called Controlled by Radar (Free
Electric Sound). A double CD, one disc is electric and the other
disc is acoustic. In a live Echoes performance the trio brings
their semi-acoustic side with McGill on acoustic guitar, Stevens
on drums and Manring on fretless electric bass. It's an exhilarating
performance from three virtuosos.
Click on a program number to see that day's playlist.
Some stations tape-delay Echoes, please check with
your local station if there is some question about what program
was aired on a specific day.
The playlists include start times that indicate the
approximate beginning of that piece of music, represented in minutes
and seconds after the start of the hour.
There are also links to purchase many of the CDs, clicking
the "buy-it" button will take you to an Amazon.com entry
with more information about the CD. If there is no "buy-it"
button, the CD is not currently carried by Amazon.com.
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