Kodachrome — made up of Calvin Wong, soprano saxophone, Jade Deatherage, alto saxophone, Siobhan Plouffe, tenor saxophone, and Bonson Lee, baritone saxophone — performs music live from the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago.
What makes a piece popular? How does a piece survive its first few performances? What makes something a warhorse, played over and over again, easily marketed from decade to decade? Who decides what’s good, anyway? Here are 18 underrated concertos – ones that don’t get played all that much, but maybe should be more widely known.
The United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet performed in the Levin Performance Studio at WFMT for an edition of Impromptu. Watch a video as they perform their own arrangement of some favorite holiday tunes.
To label Manhathappa’s music simply as a fusion between Carnatic music and jazz would be reductive. If, anything, it represents “the beautiful multicultural state of affairs of the United States right now.”