Our series Music of the World Cup looks at a famous World War I truce -- and the songs it inspired. Plus: we hear how relations among African nations have shaped the competition underway in South Africa.
Composer and bassist Florent Ghys writes pieces that blend elements of Minimalism, pop music and a dose of extravagant wit. His web site bio notes that he has a Masters degree in Arabic music. It also points out that his interests include weather reports, numbers, girls and hair dryers. Go figure.
WNYC’s online and on-air source to hear your favorite bands and discover new ones, with live in-studio performances, interviews, and tips on wading through New York’s ever-vibrant concert scene. Hosted by John Schaefer.