KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel remembers the artist Gil Scott-Heron with a 30-minute show including classic and rare tracks and interview segments from 1980 and 1983, not heard since they were originally broadcast on Morning Becomes Eclectic. Tom, KCRW’s first Music Director, brought in the interview excerpts on cassette to create this special tribute. Tune in live and find it here in the archives. Also, check out separate tributes from Jeremy Sole and Mathieu Schreyer.
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Evergreens—The Music I Love (Pt. 2) This week Rhythm Planet spotlights a dozen gems that Tom has loved over the years, including early music from Andalusian Spain, spiritual tracks from pianists Tigran Hamasian and Ola Gjeilo, plus classics from the inimitable Slim Gaillard, sassy Sarah Vaughan, timbales king Tito Puente, and the revenge song master Bobby "Blues" Bland.
Afro-Brazilian Dance Company Viver Brasil Celebrates 20th Anniversary Viver Brasil is a world-class dance company specializing in Afro-Brazilian dance styles from Bahia. Founder Linda Yudin and choreographer/percussionist Kahlil Cummings drop by Rhythm Planet to talk about the big upcoming show at the Ford Theatre Friday, September 22.
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