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Steve Reich Celebration

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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Composer Steve Reich may be as hip at age 70 as he was at 30, influencing DJs, electronic artists and choreographers. Reich joins us on his 70th birthday to talk about his latest work including "Daniel Variations," named after the late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Also: The Brazilian Girls play live in the studio.

Happy Birthday Steve Reich
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Celebrating Steve Reich

The music of Steve Reich has altered the course of music history. The composer celebrates his 70th birthday today, and discusses his influence on minimalists, modern rockers and musicians of all stripes.
WNYC's Steve Reich @ 70
Steve Reich's website


Brazilian Girls

The Brazilian Girls gave birth to their globe-trotting musical style in New Yok's East Village nightclubs. They'll perform their combination of jazz, pop and dance music live in the studio.
Brazilian Girls website

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