Keith Jarrett Improvised A Classic Live Jazz Album On A Not-Quite-Right Piano (Cool Weird Awesome 701)

Today in 1975, one of the best selling jazz albums of all time was recorded - a live concert in Cologne, Germany by pianist Keith Jarrett. And it almost didn't happen at all.

By |2022-01-24T06:55:16-05:00January 24, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Germany Schaefer, The Baseball Player Who Stole First Base (Cool Weird Awesome 588)

Today in 1911, a very strange thing happened in a baseball game: a guy on second base ran backwards and stole first base, the base he'd just been on. Here's his very unusual story. Plus: today in 1901 music legend Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, but if you want to take part in events to commemorate his birthday, you’re a month late.

By |2021-08-04T07:10:52-04:00August 4, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Classic Cars Can Also Be Green Cars, With A Little Work Under The Hood (Cool Weird Awesome 436)

A California company is building an all-electric platform designed specifically to keep classic and vintage cars with gas engines on the road, with much smaller carbon footprints. Plus: ever heard a jazz solo on the bagpipes? No? You might be missing out. 

By |2020-12-08T09:56:17-05:00December 8, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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