DJ Sessions: From Gypsy Funk To A 12-Year-Old Jazz Pianist

DJ Sessions: From Gypsy Funk To A 12-Year-Old Jazz Pianist

2:27pm May 19, 2015
Joey Alexander performs in the 10th Year Edition of Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2014 day 3 at JIExpo Kemayoran on March 2, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

KCRW’s Tom Schnabel joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to share some of the music he’s listening to from around the world, including Brazilian guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento, the New York artist collective “Brooklyn Gypsies” and a 12-year-old pianist named Joey Alexander.

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Music In This Segment

Rhiannon Giddens, “Black Is the Color”

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Joey Alexander, “Giant Steps”

Brooklyn Gypsies, “Desert Moon”

Elida Almeida, “Lebam Ku Bo”

[Youtube]

Guest

  • Tom Schnabel, hosts the “Rhythm Planet” blog and podcast on KCRW in Santa Monica, California.
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