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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Today’s show opens with varied songs about letters. On the Gem of Bluegrass, Lyle Lofgren, Adam Granger and host Phil Nusbaum investigate old time ...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
It’s our first show this summer with the insights of Lyle Lofgren and Adam Granger. Both are players residing in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, and Adam w...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In the late 1940s when bluegrass was new, it was considered an innovation. But in time, bluegrass became its own tradition with its own conventions...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
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After opening up the show with new bluegrass by Big Country Bluegrass, we play some songs of commitment. First it is the Trinity River Band’s song ...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
You meet all kinds of people in bluegrass songs. Some of them seem lost. Who knows why? However, these types of people make compelling bluegrass so...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
That’s it! I’m Outa Here! Well, that’s one way to make an exit. And that works sometime. But there is much more to leaving than being at the end of...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with a brand new selection by former Blue Grass Boy Peter Rowan. Then we proceed to a couple of new nostalgic songs about grandpa. O...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early Bluegrass is often viewed as a post WWII idiom reflecting great changes in the US. With that in mind, it makes sense that early bluegrass is ...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We pack some recent bluegrass into the beginning of the show, including recent tributes to the Stanley Bros, Carter and Ralph. Carter died in 1966 ...

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  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:37
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The program begins with new bluegrass, then presents a contrast of songs: Jim Reams’ song about not being able to settle down and Flat and Scruggs’...

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  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Phil w/20112 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van norman
Our show opens with new bluegrass. We muse that few songs are focused on individuals set in one place. But we found a few. And what is the place? “...

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  • Added: May 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Ralph Stanley is a bluegrass icon. To honor him, Don Rigsby put out a tribute CD. We play a selection from the CD, and then play selections from pr...

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  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Today, recorded musical textures are getting denser and denser. Why? Because we can make them that way, I guess. But turn back the clock and textur...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2013
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Early on the show, listen to some funny bluegrass parodies. Then, on the Gem of Bluegrass, we consider old recordings before the “wall of sound” wa...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: karen Van Norman
Bluegrass music represents a string band evolution plus 1940s innovations by Bill Monroe, who led a group called the Bluegrass Boys. Bill pitched...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We open with new and recent bluegrass, including a modernistic piece featuring Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Our Gem of Bluegrass feature tells a...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The musical style of old time music and bluegrass come from Appalachia. The high singing, the accompaniments that are full of notes, are all a blue...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:41
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Today’s program opens with new bluegrass. Then we introduce a running thread on today’s show: We’re declaring Spring. This sort of pronouncement ma...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Phil w/ 2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass has a number of songs that reflect on working. The nature of the work has changed over the years. But even if it’s office work, it exacts...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:22