Carrying on and expanding the tradition of pioneering jazz harpists Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane, Brandee Younger made her public debut in 2007 as a grad student at NYU, when saxophonist Ravi Coltrane enlisted the then-23-year-old to participate in the memorial service for his mother Alice.
McAlpine takes her second album, five seconds flat, in a bold new direction by using her evocative lyrics to create a story arc about heartbreak. The new music finds McAlpine stepping into her own as an artist, building on her past while looking toward the future.
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday to hear the final episode of The Graduates for the 2021-2022 school year, a conversation between hosts Andrew Saintsing and Daniella Lake where Daniella asks Andrew all about his experiences in graduate school. Andrew is a PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology, wrapping up his final months in the program. Andrew has also been a host of The Graduates for several years.
Join DJ Mixtress 9 on Tuesday, May 17th @ 11AM when she speaks to Paul Humphreys of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) ahead of their upcoming show at The Fox Theater in Oakland on May 24th. Tune in to hear about the duo's 40th Anniversary Tour, how they got started, and what is in store for the days ahead.