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On this week's show, it's all about great music from unexpected places. We'll meet rising pop star Lipa Schmeltzer, who's been called the Jewish La...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Making their first appearance on the BIS record label, Margaret Batjer and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra cross great distances in both time and...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2019
  • Length: 22:42
Caption: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon celebrates Jug Bands with the legendary Jim Kweskin, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton and...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, WOUB, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
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In the conclusion of his four-part interview with Tony Arata, Ty Hager talks with the hit songwriter ("The Dance") about the craft of songwriting a...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
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Songwriter and broadcaster Ty Hager's special interview with Tony Arata, songwriter of "The Dance." Part one of four.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 10:25
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
This Twin Cities Jazz Festival takes place multiple times of year, and locates itself indoors or out, according to the season. It’s an event with a...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
This Fall’s edition of the Twin Cities Jazz Festival comes to Crooner’s in Fridley, Sunday Oct 20, 12:30 till 7:30. Coming up, the Director of the ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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This week: For Uighurs who have found refuge in Turkey after fleeing persecution in China, safety is tainted with fear for loved ones back home. Pl...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Mark Stryker, author of the new book Jazz From Detroit, joins us again to discuss the city’s jazz legacy.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
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Bloomington native and longtime Detroit Free Press music writer Mark Stryker joins us to talk about his new book Jazz From Detroit and the musician...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Michael Hauser, Credit: Kay Hansen
Michael Hauser has been playing flamenco guitar in the Twin Cities for over half a century. A great place to catch him is at brunch at the Loring, ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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On this week's show, we'll be meeting the Uighur families who've left China for a safer life in Turkey. Plus: the British-Somali woman changing per...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The second hour of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the two-...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On live and local Kari Hedlund talks to John Munson from the New Standards. Host Sarah Bignall reports on up coming events and plays music from th...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:58
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A lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Special is timed to synch ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVMR, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Steve Kenny, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a highlight of our town’s the annual music calendar and it is right ahead. The festival comes to multiple venues J...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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This two-part program includes an exploration of the Netflix film, "Tricky Dick and the Man in Black" about a 1970 concert at the Nixon White House...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This time on Peace Talks Radio, a conversation with Sara Dosa, who co-directed the Netflix film "Tricky Dick and The Man in Black" about a 1970 Jo...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Cropper talks with Paul Ingles about his collaborations with Otis Redding and other highlights from his career as...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Sometimes it gets dark before it gets light - Want to feel joy? Listen to death metal, says a surprising new study. Also o...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debbie Duncan, Credit: Nathan Yungerberg
The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is coming. The festival is hosted by Crooner’s in Columbia Heights, 2-7:30PM on Sunday March 31, and Jazz festival ac...

  • Added: Mar 19, 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
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Izzy Young ran The Folklore Center in New York's Greenwich Village for decades and produced Bob Dylan's first public concert in 1961. Young died M...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
Caption: Salsa del Soul, Credit: Lisa K Hyatt Photography
Salsa is where virtuosic music meets great dancing. Shai Hayo plays timbales and leads this Minneapolis/Saint Paul-based band. He spoke with Phil N...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00