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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Makaya McCraven. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Makaya McCraven, often where they are interviewed.

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14 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Makaya McCraven. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Makaya McCraven, often where they are interviewed.

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266. Makaya McCraven Listening Party

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Continuing with virtuosic drummers, today we take a shallow dive into the aesthetic world of Makaya McCraven.  I say shallow because there are Carrollesque rabbit holes down which one can dive and become quite lost with Makaya and the musicians with whom he plays.

It is nearly September, 2020, and I will very soon be 46.  Nothing about existence has become easier and I expect a similar trajectory upcoming.  So I, and we, find ways to self-care as we do the work and fight the fights and try to make existence better for all.  And part of my self-care?  Is vibing with music.  So come vibe.

-G

Aug 29 2020 · 51mins
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A Virtual 'Checkout' Star Summit with Makaya McCraven, Michael League, & more

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Jazz stars aligned in mid-April when New York City was in full lockdown. The Checkout, with help from pianist Greg Spero, beamed-in some big name musicians from around the globe including Sirintip, Marquis Hill and others. Experience the best moments from that session now. With much of the country now sadly having to adjust to the horror New York City faced in the Spring, lessons from his virtual studio session are very relevant today. The show relied heavily on the mind of Greg Spero, a Los Angeles based keyboardist and entrepreneur who briefly experimented with hosting an online show in isolation. Although Mornings with Greg!! is on hold for now, our show features the pianist performing a tricky solo rendition of his tune “Nails.” The song is featured on Spero’s new album Peace ( ropeadope ) with his band Spirit Fingers. Next, drummer Makaya McCraven shows us why he’s well-equipped for quarantine. He gives us a tour of his home studio in Chicago and sheds some light on how he became
Jul 17 2020 · 58mins
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265: Makaya McCraven

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Makaya McCraven is a drummer, composer, and producer whose innovative work draws a creative through-line between generations of seemingly disparate avant-garde movements. He tells Joe about: being raised by musician parents; why he initially resisted pursuing music as a profession; the difference between the "oral musical tradition" in which he was raised and the academic approach he was presented with in college; the decision to start creating work as a bandleader; parenting; and learning when to say yes to collaborative offers.

During the age of social distancing, we're recording remotely and releasing new episodes every day.

Apr 11 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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E28 - Lil Uzi Vert: Eternal Atake/ Gil Scott-Heron - We’re New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven/ Porridge Radio: Every Bad/ 1980 Top 10

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This week we check out Lil Uzi Vert's 'Eternal Atake,' delve into Makaya McCraven's reworking of Gil Scott-Heron's last album and decide if Porridge Radio's latest album 'Every Bad' is worthy of a proper poke or not.  

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Intro Staind: It's Been Awhile

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14:18 - Lil Uzi Vert: Eternal Atake

33:26 - Gil Scott-Heron: We’re New Again - A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

42:42 - Porridge Radio: Every Bad

Special Segment 

54:37 - 1980 Top 10 

Plugs - 2:19:50

Outro - 2:21:40 - Father John Misty: When You're Smiling and Astride Me

Mar 16 2020 · 2hr 24mins
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Invites Makaya McCraven

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Cette semaine, Jamie Cullum reçoit l'un des chefs de file de la nouvelle scène jazz américaine : le batteur Makaya McCraven pour une interview et une session live, alors qu'il sort sa version revisitée de l'album "I'm New Here" de Gil Scott Heron. 
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Makaya McCraven - I'm New HereAdrian Cox - Not That OneSergio Mendes - BerimbauMiles Davis - OleoMakaya McCraven - Where Did The Night GoStephen McCraven - Ask Me NowRoy Haynes - Question & AnswerThundercat - Is It LoveMakaya McCraven - Me & The DevilHank Mobley - Split Feelin'sNerija - RiverfestPat Metheny - Letter From HomeLamb - Shines Like ThisGene Ammons - Tubby
Feb 21 2020 · 53mins
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#140: Aoife Nessa Frances, Les Amazones d'Afrique, Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Big Moon, Makaya McCraven

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Música nueva para volarte la cabeza de Aoife Nessa Frances, Les Amazones d'Afrique, Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Big Moon, Makaya McCraven presentada por Omar Morales.
Feb 20 2020 · 56mins
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The Arts Section 01/26/20: Alex Gibney & Makaya McCraven Interviews

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On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney about his new documentary CITIZEN K. The film offers a glimpse of how power works in Russia. Later in the program, Gary catches up with one of Chicago’s most exciting musicians, drummer and producer Makaya McCraven. Also, music critic Dennis Polkow sits down with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti for an interview about his future plans. The Maestro also discusses his upcoming concert performances of Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana which will take place February 6-8. The Dueling Critics, Kerry Reid and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review a musical titled WHISPER HOUSE. And Gary has the weekly Arts Section calendar.

Jan 26 2020 ·
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#137 Makaya McCraven: Drummer, Producer, Beat Scientist & More!

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Damon gets to interview Makaya McCraven and talk about his adventures in life and touring as well as what a beat scientist is. They talk other concepts as well as filling in the gaps in their past. Marcos joins and there is an educational spotlight, gig alerts, an iconic recording, listener letters, a social soundbyte, music news and more!

Aug 14 2019 · 1hr 57mins
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Episode 20: Makaya McCraven Live in the Jazz Lounge, Love Supreme 2019

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Drummer, composer, producer, 'Beat Scientist'. Chicago's Makaya McCraven stopped by the Jazz Lounge at Love Supreme to have a chat with Tina Edwards.

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Jul 29 2019 · 48mins
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Makaya McCraven | Finding his community in Chicago, latest project “Universal Beings”, and more

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The Cornerstore spoke with Makaya McCraven about his musical upbringing that shaped him into the contemporary jazz drummer he is today, finding his community in Chicago and beyond, his latest project “Universal Beings” and more.

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Mar 26 2019 ·
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