On Today’s CIAB, Sven chats with Dexter Anondyne of Springfield-based Greenhouse Opera about their son “Brink of Summer,” Springfield’s local music scene, and her favorite non-musical thing.

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EP106 – José Guzmán – ”Holande Pa Uste” Champaign Is Also A Band

Sven meets up with José Guzmán (He/Him) in the lobby at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to talk about his composition "Holande Pa Uste" as performed by the UIUC Latin Jazz Ensemble, finding a musical connection with blending different Puerto Rican musical traditions as well as West African styles, and his favorite non-musical things.   José is running the 2023 Chicago Marathon for his favorite charity: Mercy Home, you can donate to his fundraising here: https://marathon.mercyhome.org/chicago2023/jguzman SONG: Holande Pa Uste performed by UIUC Latin Jazz Ensemble. Soloists: Matthew Storie on alto sax, Jack Cassidy on trumpet, and Kurt Reeder on piano. BANDS: Mr. Chair (Madison, WI), KASA Quartet, Eddie Barbash with KASA Quartet, The Afro-Caribbean Jazz Collective Favorite treat: Almond croissant or Banana bread with black coffee. Photo credit: Herminio Rodriguez

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