Expansions | WVIA

Expansions

Posted by WVIA Admin on

Airs Thursday, January 22nd at 9p on WVIA-TV

Dave Liebman's new group looks towards the present generation of jazz musicians who have been schooled in conservatory and university settings. Lieb is continuing the time tested tradition of master/apprentice as he experienced in the 1970's with drummer Elvin Jones and Miles Davis, by reaching across generations to teach and learn from them. "EXPANSIONS" features the up and coming pianist Bobby Avey, reedman Matt Vashlishan, drummer Alex Ritz and a continuation of Lieb's long relationship with bassist Tony Marino. Conceptually, the repertoire traverses elements of free jazz and re-arrangements of standards all infused with the complex time signatures and harmonies being explored by the new jazz artists of our time.

Watch a web-exclusive song, "Simply" right now:


pbs.pngnpr.pngpbskids.png
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM

PMPM_funding_FB-2.jpg

        

nprnews5.jpg

Trump Warns In 'Art Of The Deal': 'Deliver The Goods' Or Lose In A 'Landslide'

President Trump co-wrote the book on making a deal in 1987. But the former businessman couldn't deliver on...

Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal

A Pennsylvania jury convicted Graham Spanier on Friday of one of three counts against him for his handling of sexual...

State Department Instructs Embassies To Beef Up Screening For Visa Applicants

The directions, in four memorandums sent last week, require social media checks on certain applicants and instruct...

March Madness Vasectomies Encourage Guys To Take One For The Team

Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on...

reserve3.png artscene_header.png cove_spacer.png