Savannah Music Festival LIVE

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Savannah Music Festival LIVE weekly radio show produced for Georgia Public Radio, featuring highlights from the last six years of the Savannah Music Festival. Hosted and written by Executive & Artistic Director Rob Gibson, SMF LIVE radio includes 59-minute episodes utilizing the archives of the Savannah Music Festival. Program examples include "Brazilian Duets" with Mike Marshall, Hamilton de Holanda, Toots Thielemans, Gabriel Grossi and Daniel Santiago, "Piano Showdown" with Hank Jones, Eric Reed, Marcus Roberts and Carl "Sonny" Leyland, "Mendelssohn at 200" with Sebastian Knauer, and live edited concert performances featuring Mariza, the Punch Brothers with Chris Thile, Marcus Roberts Trio and Sensations chamber music with Daniel Hope.

The show is produced by Ryan McMaken using concert recordings engineered by Kevin Rose of Elevated Basement Studio, Brian Peters of Tech Valley Audio and Rich Mays of Sonare Recordings.

The Savannah Music Festival is Georgia's largest musical arts festival and one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world, presenting premieres, one-time only productions and unique collaborations by world-class artists in jazz, classical, blues, bluegrass, gospel and various other styles of American and international roots music. SMF was recently picked by the London Times as one of the "best events around the world."

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13 Pieces

A series of performance highlights from the 2012 Savannah Music Festival, including chamber music with Daniel Hope & Friends, IIIrd Tyme Out, Ruthie Foster, Mike Marshall & Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile solo, Paco de Lucia and many more.

Caption: Ballake Sissoko, Credit: Frank Stewart
14 Pieces

Shows culled from the archives of the 2011 Savannah Music Festival, including Ballake Sissoko & Vincent Segal, Stile Antico, Daniel Hope & Friends, Nikolai Lugansky, Junior Brown and many more.

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5 Pieces

Season nine features live concert recordings from the 2015 and 2016 festival seasons.

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Savannah Music Festival LIVE - Season Seven

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1 Piece

The sixth season of Savannah Music Festival LIVE radio features a wide variety of performances, all captured at the 2013 Savannah Music Festival.

Caption: Roby Lakatos at SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
43 Pieces

The third season of Savannah Music Festival LIVE features concert recordings from the critically-acclaimed 2010 festival.

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51 Pieces

Beginning shortly after the 2009 Savannah Music Festival, the second series of SMF Live public radio features concert performances by the Punch Brothers with Chris Thile, Mariza, Sebastian Knauer, Marcus Roberts, Daniel Hope and friends, and many others.


Pieces

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In this episode, we listen to musicians Carlamaria Rodriguez, Philip Dukes, Benny Kim, Christopher Wu, and Keith Robinson perform works by Mozart a...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we listen to Wynton Marsalis leading the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts.

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode, we listen to the music of George Gershwin played by a variety of musicians including Dick Hyman, Bucky Pizzarelli and Howard Alden...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Hamilton de Holanda at SMF 2009, Credit: Frank Stewart
In this episode, we listen to music performed by Toots Thielemans, Oscar Castro-Neves, Hamilton de Holanda, and Gabriel Grossi, among others.

Bought by KMUW and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
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In this episode, we listen to the music of Mozart as interpreted by Kristian Bezuidenhout in these 2006 SMF recordings.

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: The Assad Brothers at SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
Brazilian guitar virtuosos Sergio and Odair Assad shared an opening weekend bill with the Roby Lakatos Ensemble at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts d...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2010
  • Length: 59:03
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Caption: Caterina Lichtenberg & Mike Marshall at SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
Listen to part two of an incredible mandolin summit including Mike Marshall, Caterina Lichtenberg, Chris Thile and special guest Sarah Jarosz.

Bought by WAMU and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:03
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Caption: Caterina Lichtenberg & Mike Marshall at SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
A summit of three of the most distinctive mandolinists in our time, recorded live in the Charles H. Morris Center at the 2010 Savannah Music Festiv...

Bought by WAMU and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
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Caption: Roby Lakatos at SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
This episode features the Roby Lakatos Ensemble live from the Lucas Theatre for the Arts on the opening weekend of the 2010 Savannah Music Festival...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:03
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Caption: Jeffrey Kahane & Sebastian Knauer - SMF 2010, Credit: Frank Stewart
Listen to pianist Jeffrey Kahane & Sebastian Knauer, performing a joint recital at the Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences during the 2010 Savannah ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network and KZYX


  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2