James Peterson tells the story of riding his bike 50 miles to see his girlfriend. Jazz drummer Dave King (Happy Apple) improvises to this voice track. Tom Schroeder in turn animates to an analysis of both tracks. Here is the result of their collaborative improvisation.
Segments on this episode: ''Pippin' On Broadway,' which highlights the Broadway revival in Boston; 'Blight on C Street,' a look at the boarded up California Theater in downtown San Diego; 'Jazzy Animation, ' a profile of animator Tom Schroeder; and 'Zarkana,' a look at the new Cirque du Soleil.
Photographer Michael Eastman sees a canvas through his lens; Vocalist Audrey Chen takes a non-traditional approach to music; Artist Gunilla Klingberg uses logos to create intricate patterns; Animator Tom Schroeder's work requires the skill and discipline of another time; and, Farooq Hassan, an Iraqi painter talks about leaving his country in search of the American dream. Sandy Maxx hosts.
Featuring choreographer for big Broadway shows like 'Annie,' Rembrandt at the Milwaukee Art Museum, jazz-animator Tom Schroeder, and 'Zarkana,' the fantastical new show by Cirque du Soleil.
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