Shannon Keegan was one of the stars at Carnegie Hall Song Studio earlier this year. And she came out... singing!
I focus on one artist. It could be one song or a body of work. An album or greatest hits. The point of these shows is do dig deep into what makes the music work so well, be it melody, style, lyrics, emotion or other contributing factors.
Three songs from Wayne Shorter Weather Report and three renditions of the great track Green Dolphin Street. Yeah man!
Part One of our series on the outstanding jazz composer and improvisationist.
Taylor's Awesome Grandpa. Much of Taylor's playlist come from his elders. And that knowledge is now passed on to... us.
This is the way to start a new year! Taylor Watkins Dives Deep into the 70's, the 90's and shares music from his band, Watkins.
A New Year Celebration at the Cafe Carlyle with Bobby Short.
An instant classic episode, we have probably the most diverse collection of music yet on the program. Chris Oglesby Music.
Lizz Wright Jazz Blues Gospel (S2 | E99) on Lester the Nightfly - where you never know what you're gonna get.
Chris brings us Tyler the Creator, Charles Gounod, Sufjan Stevens... We talk pop, rock and opera. Chris has a gorgeous voice. And we get to hear his Giulio Gari Foundation concert performance on this show.
THE CAME. THEY WENT. 10-10-22. STEREOLAB performs at Brooklyn Steel in New York. We do the setlist.
You can Jonas' appreciation for the bass voice in this exclusive interview. This is Part Two of a Two-Part Series.
We hear from the greats on this radio show. Jerome Hines. Samuel Ramey. Cesare Siepi. Jonas Jud Opera Bass on Lester the Nightfly.
Part 2 with Jen Ayers. Glamrock, Transgender & Music from the new record SHe Said. An exclusive interview.
Jen Ayers' husband says "I'm transgender." Yeah - it took a while for that to get sorted. And Jen shares the story in her new record: "SHe Said."
Ludwig Van: Donald Levine Edition (LTNF LIVE 4 WERB Radio). Overtures and a Symphony from Ludwig Van Beethoven.
What Remains of Edith Finch. Valerie (she/they), also known by VRL, is an LA-based voice actor, musician, and creative. This week on LTNF.
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith is an American composer, performer and producer, whose work prominently employs Buchla modular synthesizers.
We're working our way to 10-10-22. That's the date for Stereolab to play at Brooklyn Steel in NYC. Stereolab: Influences
Francesco Gualerzi formed Officina Del Battagliero, a band devoted to the work of Tienno Pattacini, a notable composer from the Emiglia Romagna region of Italy.
Opera singer Rebecca Kidnie brings us music and chat about David Bowie, Richard Wagner, Jonas Kaufman and Bandits on the Run.
ONJ. Our Olivia Newton John had way more great songs than you remember. So let's fix that. A special two-hour show reviewing her work.
Rebecca Kidnie Opera Singer. Get to know the talented opera singer from Manhattan. We hear her music and she shares a fun playlist.
We explore more of Hope Griffin's new EP, Before We Take Our Leave, in this endearing interview on Lester the Nightfly.
It's Goat Radio and Avant Bluegrass this week on LTNF LIVE! Avant Bluegrass is what we want to call this thing - this marvelous music.
Hope Griffin New Music (S2 | E85). This week part one of a two-part series featuring indie folk artist Hope Griffin from Asheville, NC.
The Cat Who Walked by Himself. And The Elephant's Child. Stories... Just so.
Celeste Morales, opera singer, shares other music that she loves with us. Plus an interview with Gloria Gari.
Caprice. A record from Alison Balsom. 2006. We play it, and talk about on LTNF Live.
Celeste Morales is a highly decorated young opera soprano singer and recent winner of the Giulio Gari Vocal Competition.
Brittany Danielle's Retro Pop. We take on Elton John, Sara Bareilles and jump into Brittany's new record "Hindsight."
Brittany Danielle brings the flavor of the decades. Mostly the 70's, but you will hear your childhood from the 50's and 60's as well. She reaches into the vault of her parents' music and creates new gems.
Jason Scavone: Indie We finish the conversation about Foxwarren and then pay tribute to Nick Drake with two poignant selections.
Jason Scavone has new music from Charlotte to share with us. And he has some Carly Taich, Brandi Carlile and something called Foxwarren.
It is not often that I get to see an artist perform live at a record release party days after our interview. But - that is what happened with Sonny Singh and his Joe's Pub premiere for the record Chardi Kala.
TANK AND THE BANGAS ON LTNF LIVE - only on WERBRADIO.COM. This will put you in a great mood for certain. Lester the Nightfly Live.
Reggae rhythms, island vibes, uplifting vocals, Lua Flora is a band that is just getting started.