Daily Yinz – Helga Scheibert – Whale Song

Helga Scheibert is a Transylvania-raised, CMU-affiliated pianist who released an album called "Mirror Image" in May. The album's music is an eclectic blend of classical, jazz, folk, and experimental piano stylings. While listening, you'll hear roiling low-note swells, jaunty, sophisticated bounces, theatrical flourishes, virtuosic runs, and a dash of field recording here and there. "Whale … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Helga Scheibert – Whale Song

Daily Discovery-Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game-116th & Congress

Violinist Jenny Scheinman and drummer Allison Miller, two of modern jazz's most accomplished artists, team up on the new album Parlour Game (Royal Potato Family), which also includes Carmen Staaf on piano and Tony Scherr on bass. "116th & Congress," whose title is a tribute to the diversity currently present in our country's chief legislative … Continue reading Daily Discovery-Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game-116th & Congress

Daily Listen-Hilary Hahn and Hauschka-Adash

Today's listen is a collaboration between American violinist Hilary Hahn and German experimental pianist Hauschka, a pairing that produced the album Silfra (Deutsche Grammophon) in 2012. The album, recorded in Iceland, was mostly improvised; the pair had been preparing material for years before, but decided to scrap it all at the beginning of the recording … Continue reading Daily Listen-Hilary Hahn and Hauschka-Adash