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Terrance McKnight of WQXR in New York speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about artists bringing classical music in interesting new directions, including the Ethiopian-born composer and pianist Girma Yifrashewa.
Music From The Segment
Fats Waller, "Handful of Keys"
Fats Waller, "Handful of Keys" (performed by Speakeasy String Quartet)
Girma Yifrashewa, "Sememen"
David Rakowski, "Absofunkinlutely"
Carman Moore, "Wellness for All"
This segment aired on February 17, 2017.