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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
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: 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
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My Wild West may be Lissie’s third album, but she’s been on the scene for well over 10 years in various projects. Still, this new album finds her a...

Bought by KUCB, KSRQ, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 4
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: 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
Caption: Gary Cobus, Credit: Chad Kulzer
We talk to president of the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association. To Gary, the bands at a typical bluegrass festival are great, and t...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
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On September 10th our 23rd castaway on "Desert Island Discs" was RENEE BLANCHE, - Tai Chi practitioner, dancing machine and Vagina Monologue perfor...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 01:24:26
Caption: brigid reedy plays her fiddle, Credit: clay scott
The traditional art of Western-style yodeling is extremely difficult to master. That's why it's surprising that one of the most gifted yodelers ar...

Bought by KGLT, Yellowstone Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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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The Story of a Song

  • Added: Apr 18, 2007
  • Length: 05:19