Arts and Music
Featured This Month
Paola Antonelli, the senior curator of the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, delves into design's many directions and into its future. She takes us on a fascinating tour of design to ask some very serious questions.
Cecil Lytle performs Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" and three commissioned works from the extraordinary pianist/composer Asher Tobin Chodos, including an original work for two pianos. Stephanie Richards solos on trumpet in Copland's "Quiet City."The Program:George Gershwin, An American in ParisDuke Ellington/arr. A.T. Chodos, Mood IndigoAsher Tobin Chodos, Concertino for Two Pianos & OrchestraAaron Copland, Quiet CityDuke Ellington/arr. A.T. Chodos, SolitudeGeorge Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue Recorded on 11/05/2017.
Jazz has been hailed as "America's original art form," and the annual Jazz Camp at UC San Diego is a five-day immersive summer program designed for intermediate to advanced level jazz musicians, ages 14 adult. Students work directly with internationally renowned jazz artists, exploring styles ranging from classic bebop to contemporary open-form. The Camp culminates in a finale concert performed by eight student ensembles, each under the direction of a faculty member. This program showcases an ensemble mentored by composer/pianist Anthony Davis. Recorded on 06/29/2018.