Musician's Spotlight Archives

Series produced by John Floridis

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Archive collection of Musician's Spotlight programs produced for Montana Public Radio. Highlighted programs include Mary Chapin Carpenter, B.B. King, Lyle Lovett, Brandi Carlile, Wilco, and many more.

Musician's Spotlight is a weekly, prerecorded, 30 minute program produced for Montana Public Radio. The program has been recognized as the Best Non-Commerical Program by the Montana Broadcaster's Association.

Some of the musicians we have had on the program include:

B.B. King, Lyle Lovett , Alison Krauss , Bruce Cockburn, Shawn Colviin, Chris Hillman, The Cowboy Junkies, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Wilco, Keb Mo, Brandi Carlile, Pat Metheny, Lila Downs, Shelby Lynne, Richard Thompson, John Oates, Patty Griffin, Solas, Jake Shimabukuro, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Kotke, Cyril Neville, Patty Larkin, Darryl Jones of the Rollling Stones, Mark O'Connor, George Winston, Chris Botti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Derek Trucks, Colin Hay, Kathy Matea , The Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, John Butler, Emerson Quartet, Vienna Teng, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lonely Boys, James McMurtry, Martin Sexton, Ravi Coltrane.

Montana Public Radio is an NPR/PRI affiliate located on the campus of the University of Montana and is heard throughout Western Montana. Hide full description

Musician's Spotlight is a weekly, prerecorded, 30 minute program produced for Montana Public Radio. The program has been recognized as the Best Non-Commerical Program by the Montana Broadcaster's Association. Some of the musicians we have had on the program include: B.B. King, Lyle Lovett , Alison Krauss , Bruce Cockburn, Shawn Colviin, Chris Hillman, The Cowboy Junkies, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Wilco, Keb Mo, Brandi Carlile, Pat Metheny, Lila Downs, Shelby Lynne, Richard Thompson, John Oates, Patty Griffin, Solas, Jake Shimabukuro, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Kotke, Cyril Neville, Patty Larkin, Darryl Jones of the Rollling Stones, Mark O'Connor, George Winston, Chris Botti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Derek Trucks, Colin Hay, Kathy Matea , The Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, John... Show full description


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A special tribute to honor the passing of award winning composer David Maslanka. Also a writer, teacher and philosopher, Maslanka's work is deeply ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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From the Musician’s Spotlight archives, circa March, 1998, this week’s program revisits host John Floridis’ conversation with singer songwriter Lyl...

Bought by Prairie Public, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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From the Musician’s Spotlight archives, 2000: One of the most respected and celebrated musicians of her generation, fiddler and vocalist extraordin...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Though known worldwide as the lead singer for the multi-platinum selling pop-rock band Men At Work, Colin Hay has been performing for now almost tw...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Multiple Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter makes her debut appearance on Musician's Spotlight. Her most recent recording...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:31