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We start in Cal Tjader’s San Francisco Latin percussion world, the grooves crisp and succinct, with an occasional emulation his laid-back Shearing ...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, KMRE-LP, WVBI-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Celebrating the life, pianism and composing of Mulgrew Miller, we begin with one of his better-known originals, and keep things grooving with a new...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WYAP, WVBI-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 7
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The 16th century Venetian School influenced composers all over Europe- from the polychoral masterpieces of Gabrieli to the innovative keyboard musi...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Minimal, fragmented and with a lot of open space we begin, a premiere bassist of our day Christian McBride. Next is not a tricky new jazz compositi...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Though born in Michigan, pianist/guitarist and composer George Winston was formed as a man and as a musician growing up in Miles City, Montana insp...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: :45
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Though born in Michigan, pianist/guitarist and composer George Winston was formed as a man and as a musician growing up in Miles City, Montana insp...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Revisiting old digital, vinyl, even one cassette, we mix with a healthy flow of constantly arriving new releases. Let’s build a foundation of the b...

Bought by WMOT, KMXT, WVBI-LP, WOUB, WEJP-LP 107.1 and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Tenebrae lessons by Charpentier and a world-premier recording of the Tenebrae of Michel Lambert; and between, the popular fables of La Fontaine set...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:59
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Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 31:00
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Poncho Sanchez is at the top of his game with Latin Spirits, Marion McPartland lays it in the groove and JP Soars is under a Memphis full moon. Bi...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Guitarist Pat Martino has recorded so prolifically and somehow we’ve had a slew of his 1970s material so we begin there, continuing thankfully with...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, WMOT and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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The impeccable British jazz critic/writer/musician Leonard Feather assembles a studio of all-stars to open this program, followed by funky guitar b...

Bought by KBBI, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Back to our old tricks, unintentionally nothing from the new millennium even made the cut this day. Instead simple inspiration from one track leadi...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, WKAR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Remembering the 1967 Summer of Love, featuring Allen Cohen, publisher of the Haight Ashbury psychedelic newspaper The Oracle. Also, Artist Annie C...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A great way to enjoy music on radio is to look forward to concert appearances. This is the case for touring musicians Lizz Wright, Marcia Ball, Ana...

Bought by WMOT, WJSU, WKAR, WVBI-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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We hit the road starting with guitarist John Scofield for a remote at radio sponsor & financial supporter “The Womack.” We interview many, beginnin...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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There’s a new political force center stage in India these days. The cow. The cow has always been holy to millions of Hindus but it’s still a plac...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The cool alto sax of East Coast Lee Konitz glides into a more bittersweet Charlie Parker tone, the pleasures of bebop continue with Buddy Rich play...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 5
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The Charlie Hunter Trio says come as you are, as it smells like teen spirit! Hunter was influenced by Roland Kirk, of whom we hear playing multiple...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Herbie Mann rides again from the Village Gate, Charlie Mariano re-create the vibe you woulda heard on jazz radio in the ‘70s, an alternative to the...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WYAP, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 6
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The Victoria Requiem, settings for the Virgin Mary, and a Spanish Baroque mass.

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 59:00
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Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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This time I’m serving a Little This & That from a myriad of indie artists, keying in on great albums to add to your record collection. It’s mostly ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Indie Music is not only a trendy term, it's a confusing one for some folks. The notion of what is and what isn’t “indie” has many folks confused. S...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
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On a recent trip to a local record shop, D Grant Smith found a few golden nuggets that had been cast aside. Fortunately for him and now for you, it...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00