Thursday, 22 October 2009

[creative-radio] CKUT radio: Cultural Crossroads II


* CKUT radio: Cultural Crossroads II

CKUT radio's 'world skip the beat' presents a special program
featuring interviews with Matana Roberts and Babak Towhidi from Advaar

MONDAY OCTOBER 26th 12h00 - 14h00
live broadcast on CKUT Radio, 90.3fm
tune-in globally via live stream at

Tune-in to CKUT radio for 'world skip the beat' the second edition of
Cultural Crossroads, hosted by journalist Stefan Christoff, featuring
interviews with leading global music artists from Montreal.

CKUTs radio's weekly global music program, 'world skip the beat', airs
each Monday featuring musical sounds from around the world. A special
edition, Cultural Crossroads II, will highlight unique music while
featuring extended interviews with celebrated Jazz saxophonist Matana
Roberts and Iranian musician Babak Towhidi from Advaar ensemble.

* Matana Roberts is a celebrated Chicago-born jazz saxophonist, playing
both classical and improvisational compositions, Matana has won the praise
of music critics internationally. According to the New York Times, "Matana
Roberts, a fearless and charismatic Chicago-born saxophonist who can
reconcile all sorts of saxophone languages."

Matana Roberts:

Hour: Musing on Montreal and jazz as liberation music

* Advaar is a celebrated Iranian music ensemble, the name is a Persian term
meaning cycle, a notion found at the very heart in Persian art. Advaar is
dedicated to building on the great Persian cultural heritage as well as
composition and improvisation inspired by the landscape of learned and
traditional repertoires. Babak Towhidi is the founder of Advaar ensemble.


Hour: Persian cycles


* CKUT radio


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