Ave studied jazz in New York before beginning a career in radio. For thirteen years she produced stories and interviews for programs including Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen and PRI's Fair Game, for the classical music station WQXR, and for New Yorker podcasts. She spent four years in advertising, where her projects included a Super Bowl spot with a singing fish. She returned to public radio to work on The New Yorker Radio Hour.
Ave Carrillo appears in the following:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Friday, November 29, 2013
Friday, December 30, 2011
In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of the great white whale.
Friday, October 07, 2011
Friday, December 31, 2010
Friday, April 24, 2009
Friday, August 01, 2008
South African Oscar Pistorius runner failed to qualify for the Olympic games by just 7/10 of a second. Pretty good -– especially for a man without legs. But his state-of-the-art prosthetics, called "Cheetah legs," have caused controversy in the world of sports: for some, they raise questions ...
Friday, December 28, 2007
Friday, November 30, 2007
Imagine if you could project a persona that made you massively influential. A conceptual artist named Jose Alvarez did just that. He created an alter-ego – a spiritual channeler named Carlos who drew millions of followers all over the world. Ave Carrillo searched for the truth of ...
Friday, September 21, 2007
Friday, February 02, 2007
Miles Davis' groundbreaking album became the symbol for everything jazz could be: avant-garde, hip, and soulful.
Saturday, December 31, 2005
A singer, songwriter, bass virtuoso, and bandleader, Meshell NdegeOcello is unique in contemporary pop. Her 2005 album Dance of the Infidel features jazz heavyweights like Don Byron and Cassandra Wilson. NgedeOcello doesn't care for interviews, but after years of trying, Studio 360's Ave Carrillo got her into our ...
Saturday, June 18, 2005
Musicians often describe the sounds their instruments make as colors — a red brassy tone from the trumpet, or a dark, chocolatey tone from the bass. The composer Maria Schneider describes her music this way, only her instrument is an entire jazz big band. She told Studio 360's ...
Saturday, October 02, 2004
Who knew that a beautiful, evocative series of short musical pieces could be written about how to cheat at cards? Gavin Bryars and Spanish artist Juan Munoz collaborated on ten pieces of music they called A Man in a Room, Gambling. Lush strings accompany Munoz as he describes ...