Between the Keys with Jed Distler

Tuesdays at 10 pm

Between the Keys may or may not begin at the piano but will always find Jed taking the listener on a creative, imaginative and unique musical journey as only someone of his experience could present. 

Between the Keys is supported by Steinway and Sons.

Between the Keys: August 15 - Three Women

Aug 13, 2017

Join Jed Distler for Between the Keys on August 15 at 10 PM for an episode featuring three important women who represent the Russian Piano School: Maria Yudina, Maria Grinberg and Rosa Tamarkina. Works by Stravinsky, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms and Chopin.

Join Jed Distler for Between the Keys on Tuesday July 11th at 10 PM, for the first of two episodes celebrating the prolific and wide-ranging piano legacy of Vladimir Ashkenazy, who turns 80 this month. Spanning more than half a century of music making, the recordings selected for this week's show include works by Kreisler/Rachmaninov, Chopin, Prokofiev, Scriabin, Brahms and Rautavaara.

Join Jed Distler for a special July 4th episode of Between the  keys at 10 PM, celebrating the "OYAPS," the "Outstanding Young American Pianists" who came of age in the years following World War II, and the American pianists who inspired them. Artists featured include Olga Samaroff, Gary Graffman, Julius Katchen, Raymond Lewenthal, Leon Fleisher, Rosalyn Tureck, William Kapell and Eugene Istomin. We also pay tribute to the late American composer Daniel Brewbaker with the finale of his Piano Concerto No.

Join Jed Distler for Between the Keys on Tuesday June 27th at 10 PM for an unusual yet captivating episode, as renown visual artist, musician and media figure Mark Kostabi drops in for music and conversation. We'll hear works by Kostabi, along with piano music by Janacek, Liszt and Carla Bley.

Join Jed Distler on Tuesday June 20th at 10 PM for Between the Keys, and an episode called "Attack of the Killer Etudes!". Works by Martinu, Alkan, Arensky, Beckwith, Chopin, Bartók, Scriabin, Lindberg, Kernis and Rachmaninov. Pianists will include Jane Coop, Anthony de Mare, Alfred Cortot, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jenny Lin, Ralph van Raat, Raymond Lewenthal and Jerome Lowenthal.

Between the Keys June 13/New, Old and Unexpected

Jun 13, 2017

Join Jed Distler Tuesday June 13th at 10:00 PM, with a wide range of keyboard curiosities, old treasures, new works and much more. Performers include Lara Downes, Susanne Kessel, Cyprien Katsaris, Skip Sempé, Marcelle Meyer, Gabriele Baldocci and Malcolm Binns.

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