Ddouglas 2002

Trumpeter composer Dave Douglas has been creating new worlds for listeners for the past decade. His ethereal writing style for unconventional configurations transports audiences into unfamiliar territory. These distinctive compositions combined with his astonishing technique and expressionist improvisations have brought him critical and public acclaim as a visionary of his generation. The diversity of his Continue Reading

Jmorris 2002

  Joe Morris has been slowly and steadily building a body of work that is as formidable and impressive as any guitarist who has come before him. His approach to the instrument is nothing short of revolutionary. The sheer velocity of his improvisations compares more easily to saxophonists in the tradition of Eric Dolphy than Continue Reading


This week airs a special program entitled “The Sound Of Horror”, a 4-hour study on sound design in modern psychological horror films. We will include clips, interviews, and examples of director / sound designer collaborations such as David Lynch / Alan Splet (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet), Alfred Hitchcock / Bernard Hermann (Psycho, The Birds), and Darren Continue Reading


Web surfers and Boston-area listeners can turn to WZBC-FM, Boston College’s radio station. For three hours each Monday night, “Free Association” features “the interrelationship between jazz and improvised music and the revolution-era soul music of the ’60s,” according to the program’s creator and host, Brian Carpenter. “Free Association” lives up to its name, as Carpenter Continue Reading