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Zero Crossings – May 25, 2015, Memorial Day and Miles Griffin as co-host and guinea pig

Today’s show featured an my son as co-host and guinea pig. We started the afternoon with a couple of pieces that recognized Memorial Day and then turned to a set of pieces chosen by Miles (mostly from The Amazing Spider-Man

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Zero Crossings – May 18, 2015 – Robert Raines

Today’s show featured an interview with composer and author Robert Raines. I spoke with Rob about his newly released book Composition in the Digital World, published by Oxford University Press. The music aired during the program included: Ellen Taffe Zwillich

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Zero Crossings – April 27, 2015 – contemporary mix

Today’s show featured a playlist that partially prepares listeners for my upcoming interview with composer and author Robert Raines. On May 18th I will talk with Rob about his music and his newly released book Composition in the Digital World,

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Zero Crossings – April 6, 2015 – A Mixed Bag

Today’s show featured an eclectic mix of great music by 11 composers, most of whom I know personally. I was joined in the studio by my 8 year-old son who was out sick from school, snickered in the background from

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Instant Audio

Most pieces can be auditioned on their post pages. But you can sample some audio here.

Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.