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It’s a piano-heavy show with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley bringing in Bill Evans, from there it’s Keith Jarrett, James P. Johnson, Pete Johnson ...

Bought by KRZA, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, and WKAR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Zeitgeist, Credit: Zoe Prinds-Flash
Zeitgeist New Music Quartet welcomes No Exit New Music from Cleveland for a weekend of concerts together. This collaboration is an annual thing. Co...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Rena Haus sings, plays and leads a trio. Rena sings songs of others, but also does a lot of her own compositions. Phil Nusbaum asked her about her ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Sept 1 from 10AM till 1PM. Rena sings songs of others, but also does a lot of her own compositions. Phil Nusbaum asked her about her song writing. ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Lynn O'brien, Credit: Tera Girardin
Lynn O’brien is a songwriter who gets inspiration from what is going on around her. She packs in her songs with messages into all her shows. During...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: JC Sanford and Asuka Kikitani, Credit: Rie Takaoka
JC Sanford and Asuka Kakitani lead Inatnas into Crooner’s Sunday night Jul 21. This is a big band playing music composed by JC and Asuka. When they...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Lori Dokken, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Lori Dokken, the great all around musician has two great things coming up. Friday July 26, right after work from 6 till 8, Lori hosts a piano bar a...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Bloodline, Credit: Jason Larkin
Keyboardist John Keston bassist and vocalist Cody McKinney and percussionist Pete Hennig combine to form Bloodline. The group is interested not onl...

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Matt Wilson and His Orchestra, Credit: Becca Dilley
Matt Wilson and His Orchestra features a songwriter and vocalist with a backing band of stringed instruments that you wouldn’t expect in a pop orie...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sound Simulacra Poster, Credit: Darwin Grosse
Keyboardist John Keston and bassist and vocalist Cody McKinney curate a monthly series called sound simulacra at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapoli...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jo Kellen, Credit: Cedar Cultural Center
Jo Kellen is a Minneapolis singer, songwriter and performance artist who was commissioned to create new work by the Jerome Foundation and the Cedar...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Jo Kellen is a local singer, songwriter and performance artist who was commissioned to create new work by the Jerome Foundation and the Cedar Cultu...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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A new release from bassist Joe Policastro features guitar that reminds us of the late Gabor Szabo. We hear Dizzy Gillespie in the twilight of his c...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Southside Aces, Credit: Jonathan Hankin
The Southside Aces specializes in New Orleans music, and that means they prepare big time for Mardi Gras. Interviewer Phil Nusbaum sat down to talk...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Zeitgeist, Credit: Zoe Prinds-Flash
Zeitgeist, the St Paul new music group presents Yohannes Tona’s music and poetry reflecting on Yonannes’ journey from Ethiopia to the United States...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer and Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Sufficient vinyl makes up our first hour, apparently catching Big Joe Turner on a European tour in his later years, then immediately to a songbird ...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WYAP, WVBI-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Our activities are balanced this episode, all the ingredients are blended: Jazz, blues, new releases, classics, ballads, salsa, vocalists and big b...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WYAP, WVBI-LP, WKAR and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 8
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We owe a great debt to those who come before us in any new endeavor.  Through their trials, hard work, and experimentation, they help lay a solid f...

Bought by KTXK, GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sawtooth Bros, Credit: Scot Ward
The Sawtooth Bros band members are in their young 20s, and have been playing together half their lives. They play in the Hilde Performance Center i...

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: City Counselor, Credit: Aaron Rice
You expect pop songs to relate to romance. But not so with City Counselor. Nicky talked to Phil Nusbaum about the inspiration for City Counselor ...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: City Counselor, Credit: Aaron Rice
You expect pop songs to relate to romance. But not so with City Counselor. The group plays at the Walker Arts center in Minneapolis during the eve...

  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Mystery, Credit: Julia Meek
This episode of Folktales, we're tracking fascination with the unknown around the musical globe. Hmmmmmm...Want to help us crack the case?

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), and WFIU


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Leah Lemm, Credit: Marla Olivia
The singing and songwriting of Leam Lemm of Minneapolis reflect both a modern sensibility and her membership in the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. Rece...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Philadelphia’s “Little Bird” Jimmy Heath, now at 91, swings away on tenor sax while McCoy Tyner eases up with a piano ballad. From one of two big b...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8