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KCRW: Rhythm Planet - New Music Gems features Ray Chen - Golden Age

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This week, we listen to the newest gems in jazz, classical, and world music. We begin with an unusual and interesting version of Erik Satie's famous "Gymnopédie #1," featuring the superb Taiwanese-Australian virtuoso violinist Ray Chen. Although I've heard this famous Satie piece many times, Chen's take on it from his debut Decca Classics album sounds completely new and fresh. Chen won the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin Competition in 2008.

Ray Chen - Golden Age makes KCRW: Rhythm Planet - New Music Gems. SEE PAGE