WNYC Soundcheck - About Soundcheck

About Soundcheck

Soundcheck covers music of all genres and styles and features interviews with performers, composers, authors and critics as well as frequent call-in segments. The show covers the latest music industry news, trends and ideas and is notable for its frequent in-studio performance segments. Guests have included singer-songwriters like Norah Jones, M. Ward and Suzanne Vega; rock and pop musicians such as Robert Plant, David Byrne, and Moby; classical artists like cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter; world music performers like Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Youssou N'Dour; and jazz artists such as Wynton Marsalis and Ornette Coleman. Call-in segments regularly cover such subjects as rock 'n' roll history, personal technology, pop culture, online music distribution, arts philanthropy, new music, classical music, and audience trends. The show has also presented remote broadcasts from music venues around New York City and from Tanglewood in Massachusetts. On April 8, 2007, Soundcheck marked its five-year anniversary.

Soundcheck's senior producer is Joel Meyer, its associate producer is Katie Bishop and its assistant producer is Gretta Cohn. The show's technical director is Irene Trudel.

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