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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 combo now, with Eric Edwalds on the piano, sax man ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Comedian Joel Kim Booster talks about growing up as a gay Korean adoptee in a conservative Christian household and why he actually wanted homework ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Matteo Lane, Credit: Meryl Schenker
This episode "goes rogue" with The Everywhereist blogger Geraldine DeRuiter, comedian Matteo Lane, and vegan chef Makini Howell, with music from Va...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Missoula Symphony Orchestra director Darko Butorac was praised by the Westdeutsche Zeitung for his “exceptional combination of passion, elegance an...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: :45
Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
This week’s program features music by Bach, Mozart, and a 2018 interview with Brasil Guitar Duo members Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora, who speak about...

Bought by WETS, WUAL, WICR, WRTI, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Southside Aces, Credit: Jonathan Hankin
The Southside Aces specializes in New Orleans music, and that means they prepare big time for Mardi Gras. Interviewer Phil Nusbaum sat down to talk...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Horse tales, on Stay Human. Matthew Miltich chases his horses out in a thunderstorm, and Aaron Wenger remembers the rider who taught him what it me...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:31
Caption: Mac Jazz, Credit: Joan Griffith
Joan Griffith directs Mac Jazz, the big band of Macalester College. The group performs 7-8 PM this Friday night March 1 at Jazz Central in Minneapo...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Mondo Cozmo frontman Josh Ostrander talks about being an overnight sensation...20 years in the making. He also gets into his recent visit to the Se...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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America in the 1920s: Wall Street was on the rise, cops were on the take, jazz was in the air, and alcohol had been banished—but it certainly hadn’...

Bought by KAZU and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Muriel Anderson
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes master guitarist Muriel Anderson plus Grammy nominated bluegrass group Si...

Bought by WETS, WVRU, Red River Radio Network, Radio Bristol, WRGY and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 18
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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A celebration of the life and music of Nat King Cole on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 56:43
Caption: Swing Beat Big Band, Credit: John Lingle
The Swing Beat Big Band formed in 1998, and has been playing regularly for listeners and dancers ever since. The leader is John Wilkes. When John m...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Abdi Nor Iftin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode makes some "great escapes" with writer and former circus fire-eater Tessa Fontaine, memoirist and visa lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin, ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Welcome to Indigenous in Music with Larry K, on this show we welcome back from the Navajo Nation, Clayson and Jeneda Benally. They’ll be stopping ...

Bought by WGZS, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WLPR, WFHB, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:56:00
  • Purchases: 6
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MacArthur genius grant recipient Rhiannon Giddens talks about an untold story of American music — namely that its development involved black and wh...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hanif Abdurraqib on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is all about "buggin' out" with music writer Hanif Abdurraqib, author and podcaster Nora McInerny, and comedian Note Davis, with music...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Rock and roll songwriter Willie Nile on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Award-winning bluegrass bass player Missy Raines plus veteran New York ro...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WVRU, WSLR and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Nicolo Paganini
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Paganini and a 2018 interview with composer/conductor/broadcaster Kermit Poling, a...

Bought by WICR, Public Radio East, WETS, WUAL, KTXK and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
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: Brass Lassie, Credit: Trevor Rodriguez
Brass Lassie. The name tells you it is Celtic with horns added and predominantly women. Brass Lassie plays at the Ice House in Minneapolis Sunday F...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity and plurality of South Asia. The ensemble’s musicians, who are settled in the United States, hail from Indi...

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


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is a pledge edition of Live Wire that features writer and humorist John Hodgman, comedian Emily Heller, and poet Roger Reeves.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUAC, Colorado Public Radio, WQLN, KCPW and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 42:26
  • Purchases: 7