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The Ark, Mauleon, and Grisman

Spark goes on a musical adventure, exploring Latin jazz, bluegrass, and music from the Jewish diaspora.

First, climb aboard The Ark, a project where musicians from around the world take six days in the basement of a divinity school to compose a new piece of Jewish music.

Then, meet pianist and bandleader Rebeca Mauleon, one of the leading ladies of Latin jazz.

Finally, visit with mandolin master, David Grisman, who blends new jazz and traditional bluegrass to create a thoroughly original sound.

[Original air date: Wed, Jun 11, 2008]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



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