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Considered by his native Canada to be nothing less than a national treasure, multiple Juno Award winning songwriter, guitarist and social and spiri...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 2
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From the Musician’s Spotlight archives comes two programs back to back featuring two of the most beloved artists of their generation, Patty Griffin...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Junious Brickhouse, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
According to Junious Brickhouse--Urban dance or Piedmont Blues—it’s all artistic legacy

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Crys Matthews
Crys Matthews is a talent whose Americana, country soul, bluesy folk rock creates a style all her own.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Jonah Tolchin talks about how artists from Jackson Browne to Muddy Waters influence the rootsy, bluesy blend of folk music that makes up his latest...

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer and composer extraordinaire Moira Smiley returns to Musician’s Spotlight on the heels of her most recent album “Unzip The Horizon” as well a...

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


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Eddie Bond, Credit: Pat Jarrett
Old-time fiddler and 2018 National heritage Fellow Eddie Bond talks about taking the music across the country and throughout the world

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 25:11
Caption: Don and Cindy Roy, Credit: Molly Haley
French-American music is thriving in Maine and Don and Cindy Roy have a lot to do with that!

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Lotus 2015, tUnE-yArDs, , Credit: Steve Cox
The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival may be global but it has deep roots in Bloomington, Indiana.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Todd Barkan, Credit: Shannon Finney
It's a jazzy show as impressario Todd Barkan remembers his life with the music and musicians.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 34:01
Caption: Artemio Posadas, Credit:  Maria Virginia Prieto Solis
National Heritage Fellow Artemio Posadas has devoted his life to keeping the Mexican musical tradition of son huasteco vibrant. We learn about Pos...

Bought by WCPN and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 21:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Gaelynn Lea is a singer, a songwriter, a musician and a woman living with a disability. Since the age of 2, her electric wheelchair has moved her...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 17:28
Caption: Dessa, Credit: Bill Phelps
Rapper Dessa explores her broken heart at the intersection of science and music

Bought by WMPG, WNJR, and WUTC


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bryan Akipa, Credit: Tom Pich
2016 National Heritage Fellow and Dakota flute player and maker Bryan Akipa is reinvigorating a First Nation musical tradition.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 21:41
Caption: Thomas Maupin, Credit: Gary Hamilton
2017 National Heritage Fellow buck dancer Thomas Maupin lets his feet do the talking.

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 26:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sonny Rollins, Credit: John Abbott
It's Sonny Rollins 87th birthday and he sat down with the NEA's Josephine Reed to talk about his life in music.

Bought by KWMR and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil Wiggins, Credit: Bibiana Huang Matheis
2017 National Heritage Fellow and Blues Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins brings it all home in this music-rich conversation.

Bought by WCPN and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ira Gitler, Credit:  Frances McLaughlin-Gill
Meet Ira Gitler: Jazz writer, historian, critic and 2017 NEA Jazz Master

Bought by WMPG, KREV-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Renee Fleming with Hartmut Hoell, Credit:  Bob Millard
Renée Fleming along with other musicians and scientists look at the remarkable ability of music to make us whole.

Bought by KVNF and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dick Hyman, Credit: Nick Michael
Pianist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman is a musical shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dave Holland, Credit: Ulli Gruber
The National Endowment for the Arts speak with bassist and NEA Jazz MAster Dave Hollnd

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Liz Carroll , Credit:  Knuff Photography
Fiddler and National Heritage Fellow demonstrates Irish music for The National Endowment for the Arts

Bought by WNMU-FM, WTJU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Kevin Doyle, Credit: Tom Pich
2014 National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.

Bought by WMPG, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Seamus Connolly , Credit:  Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.

Bought by 'The Sea', KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3