WPKN Archives: Joseph Celli -- My Other Music (MOM)

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Joseph Celli: My Other Music (MOM)

Original Aired:
Monday, February 26th, 2018
9:00AM to 10:30AM

1 hour, 30 minutes

Monday, February 26th, 2018 9:00AM

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Episode: Joseph Celli -- My Other Music (MOM)

 MY OTHER MUSIC (MOM) #124, Joseph Celli, Producer/Host
Monday, February 24, 2018, 9-10:30 am
WPKN 89.5 FM or Streaming @ WPKN.org

1. Northern Cree: Rockin’ The Rez
   #1. Toots Skootin’ Boggie, 3:52, Canyon Records

2. Jason Treuting: Life is (So Percussion), You Tube, 3:11

3. Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet: Landfall
   #26. Helicopters Hang Over Downtown, 2:15
   #27. We Head Out, 1:49
   #28. Everything Is Floating, 1:59, Nonesuch Records

4. Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orch: Djelem Djelem, You Tube, 5:30  

5. Steve Reich: Pulse/Quartet
   #2. Quartet, Fast I, 6:45, Nonesuch Records

6. Amir ElSaffar - Shatt-al-Arab, You Tube, 6:51

7. C. J. Chenier: The Desperate Kingdom of Love
   #2. Black Snake Blues, 4:47, World Village Records

8. Joshua Abrams and Natural Information Society: Sideways Fall, You Tube, 12:34,      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnIIIbXz9Ng

9. Echos du Paradis Sufi Soul, Vol I
   #4. Dvonah Shaw, 5:05

10. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: When I Try I’m Full, You Tube, 3:56

11. The Vocal Constructivists: Walking Still
   #3. Sound Patterns (P Oliveros), 3:58, Innova Records

12. Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra: Unza Unza Time

13. Gustavo Matamoros: Swept Away, 3:58, Unreleased
Pigeonhole: typically an overly restrictive nitch, to categorize, classify, compartmentalize, characterize, label, brand, tag, designate, grade, codify, sort, rank, or rate.

Since producing & hosting Soundprint: Asia I’ve become pigeonholed as the ‘Asian Guy’ here at WPKN - I like that! But, I also like My Other Music (MOM), a wide-ranging interest in Western classical, R & B, experimental & avant-garde, Cajun, Latin and the whole history of American jazz. YES, the whole history from early 20th century to new explorations in improvisation.

I have a strong belief in the never ending and ambitious pursuit of innovation in improvised music. We tend to have nostalgic and lazy ears that most oftentimes gravitate to the familiar. Who are the new Bird, Coltrane and Miles that brings the ferocious need to explore and expand the vocabulary of ‘jazz’? I hope we discover these new ‘masters’ together and avoid the convenient ‘pigeonhole that so much music is suffocated in.

MOM has a regular slot in the ‘PKN schedule on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 9am -12noon and every Thursday morning from 2 – 6am as well as many fill-in spots.

So, please become a friend on Facebook: Joseph Celli: & we will keep you in the loop about upcoming program or visit us at: www.josephcelli.com

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Show: Joseph Celli: My Other Music (MOM)

 Host Joseph Celli presents a program of music from Japan/Okinawa, Korea, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Tibet, Mongolia & elsewhere in Asia. Included with the traditional court, folk & religious music are occasional interviews with Asian musicians, World Premieres, and historical context about the music, musicians & instruments.

Celli said, “Unfortunately, we tend to think of Asia as being homogeneous but it actually has more musical diversity and individuality than most places in the world.” Programs range from the overtone singing of Tuva to the ecstatic Gamelan of Indonesia, and the elegant court music of Korea, Japan & Cambodia. Information about upcoming concerts of Asian music, exhibitions & an occasional undiscovered spicy restaurant are all part of the fun.

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