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Caption: King Oliver
The earliest jazz big bands had swing, yet they are not considered part of the “Swing Era.” Part of the reasoning behind that is simply the need to...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Another classic from Bluesville: Henry Townsend's LP for the label is a super-rarity today.
Join us for another installment of our ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, we’re going to St. Louis, to hear from Henry ...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This is Show #16 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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:25 second spot for show #15 of the show-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: :25
Caption: Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang
The all-star battery mates, Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang met in high school. Both were violinist, but Eddie eventually switched to guitar. They became...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hollis Brown *3 Shots*, Credit: Official Album Cover
Brooklyn band, Hollis Brown, takes their name from the Bob Dylan song, then goes electric with their indie rock sensibility.

Bought by KRPS, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The music of Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael performed by musicians in the 1920s to the 1990s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A podcast about you + your pet

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 13:41
  • Purchases: 2
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This is Show #15 of the Series Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: May 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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:25 spot for Show #14 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: :25
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This is a :25 second spot for Show #13 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: :25

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: :25
Caption: Sidney Bechet
Several pioneers of jazz made their way overseas to perform for a European audience that, in many cases, were far more receptive of their music tha...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Cotton and Pat Hare (with guitar), in better times. Photo by Jacques Demêtre, 1959, Chicago.
Join us as we pay tribute to a firebrand guitarist, Pat Hare. Joining up with Howlin’ Wolf when he was just a teenager, he went on to record with J...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This is Show #14 of the Series Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: May 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Zutty Singleton
“Back Beat” is used as a reference to Rock & Roll denoting the 2nd and 4th beats, however, in this case, it fits for the pioneer percussionists of ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dark Was The Yearling official album cover, Credit: The Bones of JR Jones
Don't let the one-man band fool you, The Bones of Jr Jones play the blues.

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is Show #12 of the Series Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Phil Napoleon
Phil Napoleon is considered a primary pioneer of jazz trumpet, and his playing profoundly affected Red Nichols and Bix Beiderbecke. He was one of t...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carla Bley, Credit: D.D. Rider
Carla Bley is a prolific and agile composer and jazz pianist. She talks about her career--from Birdland to Montreux.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Four talented clarinetists of the 1920s who came from the Vaudeville and musical stage. Ted Lewis, Fess Williams, Wilton Crawley and Boyd Senter.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Join as we get into our time machine, and journey back to Dallas, December 1927. That was when Columbia Records became the first major label to mak...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: :25
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This is show #11 of the Series "Blues For Modern Man"

  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: 27 by M. Lockwood Porter, Credit: Official Album Cover
M. Lockwood Porter thinks Chris Bell is the overlooked genius of Big Star.

Bought by KRPS, WSLR, WYAP, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5