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Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Because “folk” is viewed as a conservative musical idiom, you might wonder about a group calling itself experimental folk. But Humbird makes it wor...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Humbird features the original songs of Siri Undlin, and releases a CD called Pharmakon at the Parkway in Minneapolis this Saturday night, Sept 7. S...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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More Papa D & the Union Thugs live broadcast performances, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Papa John DeFrancesco leads a group of seasoned and younger music...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Papa John DeFrancesco leads a group of seasoned and younger musicians from the organ thru a program of jamming and grooving ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Well then! Season 7 of the Granite City Radio Theater has come to a close . . . and it was EPIC! First off, Special Musical Guest Jeremy Messersmi...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:56:48
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, Dean on the guitar, Chris Bates on the bass and Jay Epstein is the drummer. The group also expands to include others such...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Red Planet, Credit: Andrea Canter
Dean Magraw’s Red Planet, has it’s regular third-Monday of the month show at the Black Dog in Saint Paul, March 18 from 7 to 9PM. It’s a group Dean...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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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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Harmonicist and guitarist Toots Thielemans is pretty well-known in music circles, but Danish legend Svend Asmussen joins him on fiddle for the spir...

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


  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jelloslave, Credit: Cameron Wittig
Minneapolis Cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney had heard of each other for years. When they finally met, they discovered musical similar...

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Elgin Foster, Credit: Benny Moreno
When it comes to modern finger-style guitar, every player seems to have a special stylistic niche. This Saturday, the Icehouse presents three of th...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Two pieces by women composers, and the Pacifica Quartet plays Mendelssohn

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Played in Oregon, three pieces by women composers, each separated by about 75 years.

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: JC Sanford, Credit: Andrea Canter
Trombonist JC Sanford leads his quartet into the Black Dog in Saint Paul this Saturday night September 30 at 8:30. JC is a prolific composer of jaz...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Captain Gravitone CD cover art, Credit: Al Fack
Every once in a while you learn of a group that really is different than all others. Such is the case with Captain Gravitone and the String Theory ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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In houses that double as musical instruments, Solange Knowles, Will Oldham, and five-year-old children perform on sonic architecture that reflects ...

Bought by KALW and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 26:19
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ritika Ganguly, Credit: Vinod Srinivasan
Ritika Ganguly is conversant in many music styles. But her true genius may just be in finding ways of combining them so that the outcome is greater...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 12:28
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Brooklyn rain, ambient, percussive, meditative, cumulative...for dance

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:12
Caption: Zack Baltich, Credit: Matt Barber
If you want to know about a creative spirit, take the case of Zack Baltich. Zack synthesizes his informal and formal music experiences to create so...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
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The material for this piece is 98% field recorded sounds/all environmental sounds: cicadas, crickets, footsteps, small plane flying, insects, wind...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: Dameun Strange, Credit: Josh Olson
Although Dameun Strange has been focused on composing music for practically his entire life, the way in which he composes has been a grand evolutio...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2017
  • Length: 10:28
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Every Friday from 10pm to midnight, DJ Tarik Moody redefines the urban sound with a mix of jazz, hip-hop, soul, electronic, and everything in between.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: :00
Caption: The Post-Atomic Trio, Credit: The Post-Atomic Trio
Jazz fans and artists value originality. And originality is the very thing that the Post-Atomic Trio hangs its collective hat on. The group’s drumm...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Maryam Ysafzadeh at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
The World Jazz Trio combines interests in varied musical forms, with a goal of synthesizing multiple styles into something new. The members of the ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 07:47
Caption: Kris Halpin In The Studio, Credit: Robin Valk
Imagine electronic music onstage without being welded to a keyboard. Imagine if a gesture could trigger a string section, a melody, a drum riff. No...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:55