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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Losing one’s way somehow in life is a frequent topic in bluegrass songs. But how this topic is handled differs from period to period. We listen to ...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There are lots of songs about trains, and at least two with the name Old Train. We spin them. We focus on a new tune by Grascals banjoist Kristin S...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sweet 16. It should be joyous to be sweet 16. But in bluegrass, it can be not-so-sweet 16. We play a few examples, and then an old and frivolous so...

Bought by KKRN, WOUB, KRZA, KBRP Community Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Fall 2016 Fund Raising Edition II; about 40 minutes of programming

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 37:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Fall 2016 Fund Raising Edition I. about 40 minutes in length.

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 38:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The blues plays a large role in the bluegrass style. There are many ways to use the blues, from the blues tonality to creating song segments that r...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The Bluegrass Review opens with a couple of songs instructing on the dangers of forgetting where one comes from. Later on the Gem of Bluegrass, we ...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Philip Nusbaum, Credit: Karen Van Norman
There’s a lot in bluegrass song lyrics. And yes, we know that many people use bluegrass music as the background to whatever else is going on, or ev...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin today with recent bluegrass, including a couple of artists who enjoy re-doing Flatt and Scruggs songs from a half century or more ago. Our...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Through electronic manipulation, many kinds of music bands can be recorded so that all of the instruments can be heard. Walls of sound have detract...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In every style of music there’s a cutting edge and a musical history. In Bluegrass they both matter.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
At the top of the show, we play cuts from two new banjo albums. Both tracks feature the banjo on vocal numbers, and not instrumentals. Bluegrass ha...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Our show opens with recent songs of desperate men, and focusing on train robbery and the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Later, we consider the ...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
In every style of music there’s a cutting edge and a musical history. In Bluegrass they both matter.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
After some great current bluegrass by the Trinity River Band, we play a few bluegrass songs where the departed have not completely departed. The Ge...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
On today’s show we continue playing some excellent recent bluegrass. We have new work to play by fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor. As usual, we presen...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The Cuckoo Bird is a very old song. It’s iconic recorded version is done solo, but in recent years, it’s evolved into a group song.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:31
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We break out with new bluegrass, then proceed to play two related songs, one old and one new, but both grim: They reference short lives of trouble....

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Shortly after the show opens, we play songs related to various types of towns. Later, we feature Frank Wakefield on the Gem of Bluegrass. Frank is ...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Frank Wakefield. He is one of the most compelling figures in the history of Bluegrass. He is over 80 now, but sees no reason to quit performing and...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:54