Music and Poetry

Radio show for SWR2 about music and poetry.

With Bernd Oeszevim, Roman Babik and the poet Shannon Sullivan, Joachim Badenhorst and the poet Peter Holvoet-Hanssen, Ig Hennemann and Anna voor de Wind with a poem by Anneke Brassinga, Didrik Ingvaldsen and the Nowegian-Czech quartet + choir, inspired by the poetry of Rafael Alberti, Keir Neuringer and the Ensemble Klang, Ya Tosiba/Zavoloka with a poem by Aliagha Vahid Isgandarov, Mahsa Vahdat and Kronos Quartet with a poem by Forough Farrokhzad, and Hans Unstern (photo by Konstantina Levi).

https://www.swr.de/swr2/musik-jazz-und-pop/verse-vertonen-wie-musikerinnen-poesie-in-klaenge-uebertragen-swr2-nowjazz-2021-01-22-100.html

Muslim Musicians

Jazz only would be boring, right? Radio show for SWR about muslim musicians, starting with a story about the bass lute guembri with a track by Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, ending with a story about zoroastrianism with a song by Ariana Vafadari.

In between there is music by Sahib Shihab and Ahmad Khatab Salim, Kenny Clarke and John Lewis, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Yusef Lateef, Rashied Ali and John Coltrane, Saadet Türköz and Elliott Sharp (pictured, photo by Mauro D’Agati) and Les Filles de Illighadad.

https://www.swr.de/swr2/musik-jazz-und-pop/allah-supreme-muslimische-jazzmusikerinnen-in-geschichte-und-gegenwart-swr2-nowjazz-2020-10-23-100.html