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Learn the stories behind Cedille’s albums. Browse podcasts, playlists, and videos featuring you favorite Chicago artists.
A new album of Chicago composer Leo Sowerby’s symphonic jazz and chamber works from the 1920s
August’s playlist features the intriguing music of 20th-century Chicago composer Leo Sowerby
The Lincoln Trio pianist remarks on two rarely heard piano trios featured on the ensemble's new album, Trios From the City of Big Shoulders
Episode 46 – Andy Baker & Anthony Devroye / Leo Sowerby: The Paul Whiteman Commissions & Other Early Works
On this episode of Classical Chicago, trombonist-bandleader Andy Baker and Avalon String Quartet‘s Anthony Devroye join Cedille President Jim Ginsburg in conversation about their upcoming album.
Leo Sowerby: The Paul Whiteman Commissions & Other Early Works features two critically-acclaimed symphonic jazz works: Synconata and Symphony for Jazz Orchestra (“Monotony”). The album also features Sowerby chamber works created during the same period, including two world-premiere recordings of String Quartet in D minor and Tramping Tune. Listen to learn more about these engaging pieces through Baker and Devroye’s personal insight.
On this episode of Classical Chicago, virtuoso keyboardist David Schrader joins Cedille President Jim Ginsburg in conversation about his upcoming album.
Organ Music by Frank Ferko & Leo Sowerby features masterful organ works by two composers closely associated with Chicago: Frank Ferko and Leo Sowerby. Listen to learn more about these rarely heard pieces through Schrader’s personal insight.
On this episode of Classical Chicago, Marta Aznavoorian, pianist of the multiple-Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio joins Cedille President Jim Ginsburg in conversation about the ensemble’s upcoming album.
Trios From the City of Big Shoulders showcases rarely-heard piano trios by two important 20th-century composers associated with Chicago: Ernst Bacon and Leo Sowerby. Listen to learn more about these impressive works and the lives and music of Bacon and Sowerby through Aznavoorian’s personal insight.