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Anita O’Day was a dynamic and independent singer from the moment she burst onto the big-band scene in the 1940s. We’ll hear her with Gene Krupa, S...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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In this follow up to the first hour of an appreciation of musician Paul McCartney, music host and documentarian Paul Ingles stacks up 11 McCartney ...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ray Barnard and band, Credit: Craig Mullenbach
Ray Barnard is a pianist who escapes categorization. His thing is noticing the multiple stylistic possibilities for good songs. In a conversation w...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This centennial celebration of drummer and bandleader Art Blakey focuses on his final years, with music from groups featuring Wynton Marsalis, Tere...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Laura Caviani by Ann Marsden, Credit: Ann Marsden
Laura Caviani has made compositions by Thelonius Monk’s a specialty of hers. When Phil Nusbaum aksed about why the focis on Monk, she had definite ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laura Caviani by Ann Marsden, Credit: Ann Marsden
Pianist Laura Caviani leads her trio into the Dunsmore Room at Crooners on Thursday Oct, to play a show centered on the music of Thelonius Monk, on...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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A second hour to celebrate the music of John Lennon. Writers, Reporters, Musicians and Beatle fans share their impressions of 11 more standout John...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A two part encore broadcast featuring musicians who consistently push themselves and the boundaries of the music they perform and compose. Piano an...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cornet Red Nichols
Musicians were known to violate their recordings contracts fairly regularly in the 1920s. It’s the old story that the talent was underpaid. So, it ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This second of two hours on Ringo Starr celebrates the songs Ringo sang as a member of The Beatles, as well as a few from his successful and long-l...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Pop Wagner and Charlie Maguire have created a performance called Woody Guthrie Legacy Voices. It combines Woody Guthrie songs framed in selections ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 21, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Pop Wagner and Charlie Maguire bring Woody Guthrie Legacy Voices to Crooner’s Lounge and Supper Club in Minneapolis on Saturday October 19 at 6pm. ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Alan Munde, Adam Granger and Dick Kimmel. The trio travels to deliver memorable bluegrass performances. Guitarist Adam Granger talked to Phil Nusba...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Alan Munde, Adam Granger and Dick Kimmel. The trio brings its virtuosic playing and singing to the Creek House in St Paul on Thursday October 3. Do...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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A program featuring live broadcasts of the great bebop pianist Bud Powell in the prime of his career.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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It's folk-rock trio the Ballroom Thieves who have relentlessly played more shows and released more records over the past eight years than most othe...

Bought by Southern Branch Bluegrass and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 2
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This program shines the spotlight on a remarkable medieval scholar, visionary, abbess, and composer: Hildegard of Bingen. We'll hear her rhapsodic ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Kinda Fonda Wanda, Credit: Nazarmatos
Kinda Fonda Wanda is a Minneapolis band that evokes the spirit of 50’s rockabilly and Honky Tonk. The band plays for listening and dancing, taking...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kinda Fonda Wanda, Credit: Nazarmatos
Kinda Fonda Wanda. It’s a local quartet that evokes the spirit of 50’s rockabilly. They’re playing for listening and dancing Friday night September...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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We're live on the red carpet at the 2019 Americana Music Honors & Awards show in Nashville talking to Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens & Our Native...

Bought by Southern Branch Bluegrass and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Musician George Harrison is warmly recalled in this montage of music and fan reflections, first issued in 2001 at the time of Harrison's death.

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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An hourlong program of baroque music of Mexico, including works by Gaspar Fernandes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, and more. Perfect of Hispanic He...

Bought by KUAT


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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This hour, Harmonia explores the word "Noel" through music from the middle ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with this special, eclec...

Bought by KRPS, KRPS, WMNR, WUAL, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Throughout the 1950s jazz promoter George Wein ran a Boston nightclub that showcased some of the music’s most notable performers.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:02