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Caption: Steve Clarke, Credit: Neil Schloner
Maurice Jacox and Steve Clark are Minnesota music legends in a new collaboration called Blue Book. Maurice is a much awarded vocalist known for his...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Maurice Jacox, Credit: Doug Knutson
Maurice Jacox and Steve Clark are Minnesota music legends in a new collaboration called Blue Book. Maurice is a much awarded vocalist known for his...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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This American Love Story comes with a song in our hearts - from the frozen wastes of Siberia to the warmth of the heart of a nation, the American m...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 16:01
Caption: Kat Perkins, Credit: Vaney Poyey
Kat Perkins. She’s a small-town kid from a musical family who started writes and sings rock music. The trail led through the television show The Vo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Kat Perkins, Credit: Vaney Poyey
Kat Perkins. She’s a small-town kid from a musical family who writes and sings rock music. Kat’s musical trail led her through the television show ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: John Clare & Cristina Spinei, Credit: Jodi Taylor
We’ll focus on the rising young composer Cristina Spinei on this episode of What’s New. She’s based in Nashville, has a new EP out, and just had a ...

Bought by WETS, GCR (Global Community Radio), Delmarva Public Radio, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Paul Barry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Paul Barry, Twin Cities Blues Harp Player Combines blues band influences from Chicago and West Coast in live shows by the Ace Tones. In a conversat...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Paul Berry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Paul Barry, Twin Cities Blues Harp Player Combines blues band influences from Chicago and West Coast in his live shows with the Ace Tones. Check ou...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Woody Guthrie’s book Bound For Glory is now over 75 years old. It’s a book that told it like it was about the great depression. In honor of this Po...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Diego Ramallo
The Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra is 18 pieces in all. It’s got a growing book of tunes, a growing audience and growing stature. In 2017, the Tw...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo , Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
As a kid Dee Miller decided to become a blues singer. She’s worked tirelessly over the years, and it’s paid off in high level performances. She to...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
What do student jazz players do? They work had during the school year, and when summer comes, they work even harder playing in bands with their fri...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Marcus Wise with tabla, Credit: Jan Wise
The local tabla player Marcus Wise looks for opportunities to work with San Francisco sarod player Bruce Hamm. This weekend the two play two concer...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: The Dakota Combo, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Dakota Combo. It’s a jazz group made up of metro area high school players whose players are immersed in soaking up lessons from their mentors. ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Curtis and Loretta , Credit: Jennifer Bong
They sing many types of traditional songs, they play many instruments, they write songs and their repertoire is a mile wide. But to folksinging due...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 08:25
Caption: Maryam Yusafzadeh at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Maryam Yusafzadeh has been involved in many adventurous musical project over the years, and she’s at it again with a new Jazz group that combines m...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Dave Graf (l) and Doug Haining (r), Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Merle Knudson was a saxophonist with a distinctive sound who also acted to help young jazz players get going. Phil Nusbaum talks to Doug Haining an...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Sarah Porwoll-Lee, Credit: Ellie Peterson
To Sarah Porwoll-Lee, it isn’t only that she plays new music on the clarinet. When she talked with Phil Nusbaum, she revealed that she gets excited...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:57
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A man promises pearls, diamonds and riches to a woman. She responds: I have no need for these treasures. Bars on the window are bars even if they ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The Holmes Brothers have been entertaining audiences with their uplifting blend of gospel, blues and R&B for three decades. Their latest album "Fe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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West Virginia born, Nashville songcatcher Kathy Mattea talks with John & Viv about the creative process behind her recent release Coal. Deeply pers...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
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What happens when 14 Gyuto monks need a place to spend the night? The Tibet Connection's own Sarah Wilkinson and her family recently played host t...

Bought by KUNM and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: May 25, 2007
  • Length: 12:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Evergreen profile of Frank Loesser, composer of "Guys & Dolls", the most frequently produced musical ever

Bought by KERA, KOTO, and WHQR


  • Added: Feb 22, 2005
  • Length: 07:13
  • Purchases: 3