Esther met Matisyahu one day at camp. And at the time of the meeting, she did now know it was actually this music star that many revere.
Modern Flamenco (LTNF LIVE). A look at Rosalía, C. Tangana, MAKA, DELLAFUENTE, Maria José Llergo on WERB RADIO.
Tony Glausi covers Rosalia, Alejandro Sanz and even Louis Cole on this magical playlist.
Tim Gane and his then partner, French singer Lætitia Sadier, the band took its name from Vanguard Stereolab, a subsidiary of Vanguard Records that specialized in hi-fi effects.
Tony shares his daily, weekly, monthly life experience with us through his music. During the pandemic, he wrote this little tune called Jada Jada... about dating and love and hope.
It was a last-minute idea that turned into a brilliant show. I was uninspired on Thursday and, thanks to Mitch Nochlin, was super-inspired on Friday. Just in time for another Saturday at noon LIVE LTNF.
Rock & Roll Writer Teri Saccone (E54). Creem, Long Live Vinyl, Vanity Fair... Teri has written about rock music for more than 30 years.
Music Critic, David Goldman: About 2021. Leo Nocentelli, Gorillas, The Coral, Jesper Monk, War on Drugs. The Best of 2021.
Heaven 17: Three Records - Penthouse and Pavement, The Luxury Gap, How Men Are. A heated look on a cold stormy day.
Considered one of the greatest operas ever written, it is a cornerstone of the repertoire. Lester the Nightfly.
Etienne de Rocher Playlist - Part 3 (E58). Haunted Shed's frontman joins PJ Ewing for a deep dive into southern, gothic rock.
We continue our study of one of the great records of 2021, Faltering Light from Haunted Shed. This is an interview with Etienne de Rocher, the creator of the band and composer of some of the best indie rock you have heard in years.
Southern Rock? Psychedellic? An amalgamation of music influences? Yes, please... Etienne de Rocher Interview - Part 1.
A New Year Celebration at the Cafe Carlyle with Bobby Short.
Let's get you in the holiday spirit right here and right now... after all Christmas is Coming. A Ceremony of Carols!
Bryant Park is as delightful as it gets. The kids are evaluating each wreath and tree and decoration with expert eyes. Adelaide is calling the Wall Street tree a 10. Finn has yet to find anything above a 7.
Recapturing the Christmas Music of Old - a walk through lost classics and should be classics and some Czech Christmas music to boot!
The Manhattan Transfer at the Blue Note. A playlist and research of the songs that made a November 2021 night at the Blue Note club special.
I sat down with Alex Smith and Taylor Howard of Boise-based College Level a few days after the debut of their full-length, Class Act Shit Show.
New Music | November 2021 (E49). We take a page from Chris Bro's show All Things Next and share new music from this good 2021.
Sam, Mitch, Malissa, Brian, Eitan, Running Lady, and Don't Know Her Name Lady. We were Table #1 at the Blue Note on Thursday night to see Robert Glasper.
This curiosity is here, in the middle of great radio shows, because it... is... a... great radio show. And oh so interesting for anyone who loves music.
It's a quick study but an interesting one I think. We explore the song The Nightfly by Donald Fagen - the namesake for this show in this single-song episode.
What is the latest from Huey Lewis and the News? The Fixx. Juliana Hatfield. Let's find out.
Dave delivers... the goods in part four of four. We start with Bach (yes J S Bach) and move through some final selections from Dave's playlist.
This playlist started out small, got huge, was winnowed down again, and took on a life of its own. Lester the Nightfly Live - Autumn.
"Roy Haynes is like a father to me," says Kikoski. At 96 years old - we want to call Mr. Haynes a national treasure.
During his short life, Charlie Parker changed the course of music. Like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, he was a pioneering composer and improviser who ushered in a new era of jazz and influenced subsequent generations of musicians, writers and artists.
The great Dave Kikoski, Jazz Piano Man joins PJ Ewing on a multi-part interview on Lester the Nightfly.
We conclude our Heidi four-part series with some singer-songwriters, epic voices and sublime harmonies.
Heidi Ewing stuns us all with Frank Ocean, Pedro Infante... and some seagulls.
In part two with Heidi Ewing we discuss music from The Smiths, Prince, Wings, Jose Jose, Shy Girls and Angela Carrasco. Only on LTNF.
The Cocteau Twins to Arthur Russell. An interview and playlist with Heidi Ewing, Part One. Paralysis and Euphoria.
Part 2 - with Mel Russo. Old classics, hot new house music... "eclectic" is on center stage this week.
Mel arrives at LTNF with a vast amount of musical knowledge. It began when she was a child in a music household. Opera, classical, jazz music filled her ears from a young age.
Run Brian Run. The 5k Playlist. Songs that will get you across the finish line in record time, with special guest Brian Basilico.