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Lennon Flowers and Rev. Jennifer Bailey embody a particular wisdom of millennials around grief, loss, and faith. Together they created The People’s...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Lucinda Williams, Matthew Hornick, Tom Power and Walter Woodman, Credit: David McClister-Shy Kids
More than 2 decades ago, Lucinda Williams released a truly new sound into the world...Car Wheels On A Gravel Road featured a mix of country and roc...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Robert Boyers
Intolerance is increasing in the world of academia. A poisonous climate at universities and colleges is creating, what is known as, identity politi...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ray Barnard and band, Credit: Craig Mullenbach
Ray Barnard is a pianist who escapes categorization. His thing is noticing the multiple stylistic possibilities for good songs. In a conversation w...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laura Caviani by Ann Marsden, Credit: Ann Marsden
Laura Caviani has made compositions by Thelonius Monk’s a specialty of hers. When Phil Nusbaum aksed about why the focis on Monk, she had definite ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laura Caviani by Ann Marsden, Credit: Ann Marsden
Pianist Laura Caviani leads her trio into the Dunsmore Room at Crooners on Thursday Oct, to play a show centered on the music of Thelonius Monk, on...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Alan Munde, Adam Granger and Dick Kimmel. The trio travels to deliver memorable bluegrass performances. Guitarist Adam Granger talked to Phil Nusba...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Susan Kuklin is an author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, well known for her photo essays for young children and her oral ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 21:08
Caption: Jon de Vaal, Credit: Jennifer Russell
Jon de Vaal plays solo, and in a trio, and sometimes with a singer. But most of his work is as a background pianist. But people often tell Jon that...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: KBEM logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Guitarist Daniel Volovets has two careers going: guitar performance and medicine. The music and medicine combination might like a full plate, but i...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Season 3 of The Alien Chronicles launches with a discussion around an important topic that impacts immigrants. It explores why some people who come...

  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 39:48
Caption: Julian Manzara, Credit: Jax Ravel
Guitarist Julian Manzara performs in a trio with bassist Graydon Peterson and trumpeter Jake Baldwin. The three are rising stars of Twin Cities Jaz...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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One of the most respected bass guitarists in popular music, Nathan East is also a producer and writer who has collaborated with an all-star caliber...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2019
  • Length: :45
Caption: Courtney Burton, Credit: Tera Girardin
Singing in front of a big band is how jazz fans best know Courtney Burton. But she’s also got a new combo with Eric Edwalds on the piano, sax man R...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Davu Seru, Credit: Andrea Canter
Davu Seru is a north Minneapolis composer who has been influenced by experiences in Chicago and Ghana, and it all comes out in his music. Davu lead...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tim Sparks and James Buckley CD cover art, Credit: James Tallala
Guitarist Tim Sparks and bassist James Buckley. It’s a duet that adds to the legacies of the great songs they play. Phil Nusbaum talked to Tim and ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: End Kids Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from 1 to 14 years old. According to the American Cancer Society more than 10,000 children ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Book Jacket Cover, Credit: Hawkeye Publishers
Hindsight is not a good way to view history. Yet, we frequently see our past with an expression of “what if”. On the other hand, even the slightest...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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WorldCanvass begins its tenth season of internationally focused discussions with “The Politics and Impact of Immigration.” Arguments over reasonabl...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 35:21
Caption: Adam Meckler Orchestra, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The roster of the Adam Meckler Orchestra has been remarkably consistent since it was formed in 2011. But how do you keep 18 members engaged so they...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Adam Meckler Orchestra, Credit: Tim McG Photography
Twin Cities Weekend is an eight minute feature that keeps listeners up to date on what's happening the following weekend. The show combines artist ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Henry Nicholls
Sleep. It’s one of the most mysterious things about life. No one fully understands why we sleep. Yet, we make things even more confusing when we co...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mary Louise Knutson  , Credit: Dietrich Gesk
When Mary Louise Knutson performs, it’s the result of deep thought, personal relationships and having fun. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Mar...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Mary Louise Knutson  , Credit: Dietrich Gesk
When Mary Louise Knutson plays, it’s the result of deep thought, personal relationships and having fun. She leads her trio into Crooners in Minneap...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 08:00