Soundcheck

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WNYC, New York Public Radio, brings you Soundcheck, the arts and culture program hosted by John Schaefer, who engages guests and listeners in lively, inquisitive conversations with established and rising figures in New York City's creative arts scene. Guests come from all disciplines, including pop, indie rock, jazz, urban, world and classical music, technology, cultural affairs, TV and film. Recent episodes have included features on Michael Jackson,Crosby Stills & Nash, the Assad Brothers, Rackett, The Replacements, and James Brown.

Emile Mosseri wrote the moving soundtrack to the family drama film Minari , (about a Korean-American family struggling to achieve the American dream in the 1980’s) and has been nominated for an Academy Award for it. (It's also up for best director, Lee Isaac Chung, and best film.) The pianist and songwriter also wrote the scores to The Last Black Man in San Francisco and Kajillionaire. He plays some of his Oscar-nominated music for Minari for us at the piano and drops a hint about his forthcoming collaboration with electronic musician Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith as well. Set List: "Minari Suite," …

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