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  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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HOUR ONE: "Why Do We Meet?" - Studies show we're all disappointed with our friendships. Is it time to rethink the way we gather? HOUR TWO: "Hip H...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:59
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The Toronto-made film RISE embodies the creative force of a local youth-led spoken word movement known as RISE Edutainment. A subway station serves...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 17:12
Caption: Gumbo, Grits & Gravy on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes the International Bluegrass Music Awards Entertainer of the Year Award wi...

Bought by WVRU, Radio Bristol, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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New Letters on the Air features Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Cave Canem fellow shares...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by KSFR, WBGO, WJFF, WAER, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's encore broadcast of WoodSongs, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smit...

Bought by KCSC, Spokane Public Radio, KMXT, Red River Radio Network, WETS and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 21
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To warm up listeners in early December, a remix encore broadcast from the Musician’s Spotlight archives of two great bands that will bring the heat...

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


  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Clifford Murphy, one of Toledo's Jazz Icons known for playing in his jazz group, The Murphy's and his Jazz Cafe, Murphy's Place, passed away over t...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 06:10
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Renowned opera star Simon Estes, recipient of the University of Iowa's 2019 International Impact Award, reflects on his life in music and his journ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:16:37
Caption: Junious Brickhouse, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
According to Junious Brickhouse--Urban dance or Piedmont Blues—it’s all artistic legacy

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crys Matthews
Crys Matthews is a talent whose Americana, country soul, bluesy folk rock creates a style all her own.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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In November 2019, Houston-based artist Trenton Doyle Hancock brings his mythological “Moundverse” to Miami. Locust Projects gives over the entire s...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 18:03
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 WJCU, WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
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“A singer with a strong, lustrous tone and an amiably regal presence onstage.” So says the New York Times of the acclaimed vocalist, composer and a...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 4
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“A singer with a strong, lustrous tone and an amiably regal presence onstage.” So says the New York Times of the acclaimed vocalist, composer and a...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: BB King's daughter Claudette King on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes The BB King Blues Band with special guests Claudette King and Michael Lee .

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Author Steve Bergsman talks about his new book, I Put a Spell on You: The Bizarre Life of Screamin' Jay Hawkins.

Bought by KJZX, Public Radio East, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era, as well as an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Co...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Zach Brock
Are you a violinist or a musician? Zach Brock has spent most of his career declaring that in Jazz, you have to be both.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:56
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
Caption: The deep soul blues vocals of Sugaray Rayford.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes award winning Texas-born soul blues singer plus Memphis soul-singing gara...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, Radio Bristol, WSLR, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Amythyst Kiah on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Southern Gothic folksinger Amythyst Kiah plus Australian virtuoso guitari...

Bought by KMUN, Red River Radio Network, WETS, Radio Bristol, KJJF and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 19
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One of the most respected bass guitarists in popular music, Nathan East is also a producer and writer who has collaborated with an all-star caliber...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2019
  • Length: :45
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HOUR ONE: "Against Cynicism" - Why is the world so cynical? This hour, an irony-free exploration of cynicism. HOUR TWO: "Hip Hop Future" - "Strai...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59