Escape into a modern soundscape of evocative, ground-breaking music that crosses cultures, traditions and musical boundaries. Host John Dilberto guides you through the world of contemporary music, sharing his thoughts and featuring artists and events that are shaping contemporary music. Enjoy a lovely blend of instrumental, world fusion, impressionistic jazz, and intimate Living Room Concerts recorded in artists' homes. Produced by John Diliberto.
 

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Terry Riley, along with Philip Glass and Steve Reich, is among the holy trinity of minimalism. His compositions In C and A Rainbow in Curved Air are seminal works of that genre. He was creating tape loops works in the early 1960s, laying the foundation for over 50 years of looping artists. He has...
The Pipa is a Chinese lute known for its light, pastoral sound. Wu Man plays it with a different kind of energy, she's often found playing new music, collaborating with explorers such as the Kronos Quartet on a composition by Terry Riley. She recently released an album of children's songs, Our...
Swedish singer Rebekka Karijord is a musician of rare vocal gifts and a conceptual approach to music represented on her latest album, We Become Ourselves. It's a poignant meditation on the men in her life, illustrated by heartbreakingly beautiful songs like Oh Brother. Karijord draws from many...

John Diliberto

John Diliberto is a nationally published writer and award-winning radio producer who has spent many years exploring and exposing new music. His productions have long featured space music, avant-garde, jazz and new wave sounds, culminating in the award-winning "Totally Wired" program, which directly preceded "Echoes."