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."

Series

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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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A 2011 recital given by Nikolai Lugansky at the Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Bought by KMUN and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2
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The complete performance by Junior Brown at SMF 2011 as part of a double bill with The Flatlanders entitled "Giants of Texas Country".

Bought by Prairie Public, WEKU, KMXT, Prairie Public, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 5
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Part two of a 2011 SMF performance featuring Beethoven's Cello Sonatas, with Wu Han on piano and David Finckel on cello.

Bought by KMUN, Prairie Public, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Tune in for part one of a 2011 SMF performance of Beethoven Cello Sonatas by festival regulars David Finckel and Wu Han.

Bought by KMUN, Prairie Public, KZYX, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Eric Kim's 2011 cello recital at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Troupe Square, accompanied by Simon Crawford-Phillips.

Bought by KMUN and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2
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The second episode of Punch Brothers music from their 2011 appearance in Savannah.

Bought by KZYX, WAMU, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 3
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A 2011 SMF performance of the Ebene's Quartet critically-acclaimed French program.

Bought by KMUN, KZYX, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 3
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The first of two episodes culled from the Punch Brothers 2011 performance at the Trustees Theater during the Savannah Music Festival

Bought by KVNF, Spokane Public Radio, WAMU, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 4
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A 2011 Savannah Music Festival production entitled "African Interplay" featured new music from Bob Sadin performed by the Lionel Loueke Ensemble, a...

Bought by Red River Radio Network and KMUN


  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, we listen to the 2011 recital given by principal clarinetist for the French National Orchestra, Patrick Messina, at Christ Church ...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02