Rick VanMatre http://wvxu.org en New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre http://wvxu.org/post/new-cd-local-jazz-musician-rick-vanmatre <p><strong><a href="http://rickvanmatre.com/">Rick VanMatre</a></strong>, Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at UC’s <a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/music/jazz.html"><strong>College-Conservatory of Music </strong></a>stops by the studio to talk with Ron Esposito about his new CD, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Lines-Above-Rick-Vanmatre/dp/B00CM9JO86/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1376492929&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=rick+vanmatre"><strong>Lines Above</strong></a>, and the upcoming release party at the <a href="http://www.thebluewisp.com/"><strong>Blue Wisp Jazz Club</strong></a> on September 6.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Ron Esposito 16156 at http://wvxu.org New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Commissions Frank Proto Composition http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-chamber-orchestra-commissions-frank-proto-composition <p>Cincinnati composer<a href="http://www.liben.com/FPBio.html"> <strong>Frank Proto</strong></a> recently completed a new composition, <strong><em>Concerto for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra</em></strong>, commissioned by the <a href="http://www.ccocincinnati.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra</strong></a>. The world premiere performance will take place on March 3 with special guest, acclaimed saxophonist <a href="http://www.liben.com/vanmatre.html"><strong>Rick VanMatre</strong></a> performing. Frank Johnson welcomes the composer and performer in studio as they discuss the genesis of this piece and the upcoming premiere.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 05:32:15 +0000 Frank Johnson 9408 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Commissions Frank Proto Composition