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Caption: Winold Riess
When jazz enthusiasts think of early violin performances, they may naturally land upon the name Joe Venuti. Indeed, Joe was one of the earliest, bu...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us as we head down to Tipitina's in New Orleans, for a great big helping of live blues and house-rockin' gumbo — served up piping hot by the g...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KRPS


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jacob Furr, Credit: Official Press Photo
When coffee blogger, Christina Furr, passed away after an aggressive brain tumor, her husband of three years, songwriter Jacob Furr, wrote Trails &...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 38:11
Caption: Jacob Furr, Credit: Official Press Photo
After just 3 years of marriage, Christina Furr passed away following an aggressive brain tumor. Her husband, songwriter Jacob Furr, recorded Trail...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cosimo Matassa at the mixing desk
A Tribute to the late Cosimo Matassa who's J&M Studio and engineering skills recorded history and defined the way rock and roll would sound.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
The best of what's brand new in the world of EDM.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Incredible Guest DJ Sets from around the world.
In this episode I present a set of Techno music by DJ/Producer Phutek, out of the U.K.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:01
Caption: Gene Kardos
The Gene Kardos Orchestra wasn't know for their hot jazz, but that's not what their bandleader/alto saxophonist had in mind when he brought his gro...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Lee Sims, making his recording debut on Texas' very own Blue Bonnet label, in 1948.
We take a look at some killer down home blues from the great state of Texas — all of it from small, independent record labels in operation during t...

Bought by KRPS, WJSU, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Swing Street
The repeal of prohibition helped build 52nd Street in the early 1930s. This two-mile stretch through Manhattan replaced 133rd Street as the place ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Corb Lund, Credit: Official Press Image
Although Corb Lund is well-known within Canada, only select areas of the States have been turned on to his music, often via his friendship and co-w...

Bought by WYAP, KKRN, WLPR, and KGLT


  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: From 1927, "The Midnight Special" by Crying Sam Collins; the first known version of this enduring favorite to be recorded by a blues artist.
Join as we explore blues songs that all have to deal with the subject of midnight. Sometimes, you get midnight showers of rain, other times, it's t...

Bought by KBBI, 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Phenomenal Guest DJ Sets!
Unique Repeat is the production team of Dan and Sinan, lifelong friends from Berlin, Germany. Since 2011, they have been producing some amazing el...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:50
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to!
We start things off with a fairly chill wade through the waters of Deep House and Tech House. Then we get really serious with some Techno, Progres...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Issued 1959, "The Country Blues" was a groundbreaking work by Sam Charters. The next year, Paul Oliver followed with "Blues Fell This Morning."
If you're curious about where the Blues Revival of the 1960s got its start, you might want to take a look at "The Country Blues," from 1959, "Blues...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chicago Prohibition
By the mid 1920s, Chicago had become, not only a hot bed of jazz, but the home of a thriving bootleg business. Hundreds of speakeasy’s sprung up ov...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Folks in Ocean Point, Maine are afraid of Bobby Moore. They say he’s strange and even dangerous. But a visit to Bobby’s trailer reveals another sid...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Jason Allen, aka Fatal J, is a 21 year-old from Bangor, ME who uses hip-hop to cope with the struggles in his life.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Another standout from the Bluesville catalog, "Trouble An' Blues," by Sidney Maiden.
Join us as we continue our look at the legends of Bluesville, this time from the West Coast. That includes music from piano man Mercy Dee Walton, h...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Harry Reser
They called themselves the Clicquot Club Eskimos. They were sponsored by the soda company specializing in ginger ail. Under the leadership of virtu...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The "greatest drummer i n the world," Buddy Rich
Jazz drummers have gotta be some of the most unheralded of jazz's many unsung heroes. This week we dissect their art and craft with world-renowned ...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WEZU, Troy Public Radio, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: We're number one! Pictured: Bill Doggett, whose game-changing "Honky Tonk" spent 13 weeks at the very top of the Billboard charts.
Join us for an all-instrumental extravaganza, as we put the spotlight on King and Federal Records. While other labels certainly recorded instrument...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
In this episode I feature a guest mix by Frank Ramos, who for over 27 years has hosted a show called, "Maximum Insight" on BBOX Radio out of Brookl...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:57:03
Caption: This publicity poster showcases the wide variety of attractions on offer in Gaslight Square, from jazz clubs to fine French dining. There was even a Japanese restaurant, a novelty in the Midwest of the 1960s., Credit: Courtesy of the Charlie Menees Collection, UMKC.
It spanned less than three blocks and lasted only about ten years. But the St. Louis arts and entertainment district known as Gaslight Square flou...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scott Miller, Credit: Official Press Photo
Scott Miller is miles away from his days with the V-Roys, but Knoxville still claims him as their own, even if he has since returned to rural Virgi...

Bought by WSLR, KKRN, WLPR, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4