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This is Show #20 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: CY Dieyi performs a cover of Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” on stage at an event in Inglewood, CA., Credit: Myah Williams
In her native Nigeria, Cynthia Dieyi is a pop singer who celebrates her culture through her music. But here in America, she's still unknown, and h...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
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Ensemble for the Romantic Century blends chamber music with fully staged dramas and changes both theater and concerts in the process. Don Sanders i...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Irving Mills
He may not have been much of a musician, but Irving Mills was enough of an entrepreneur to understand the value of popular music. Jazz was its name.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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"I was young for my age. Not as naïve as they expected. I don’t know why I seem to bring that out in people." - Joni Mitchell as told to Joe Smith ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: B.B. King's very first LP, which contained all four of his number one R&B hit records.
Join us as we celebrate the life and music of B.B. King, by counting down the biggest hits of his career. Spanning the course of four decades, we’v...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Spot for Show #19 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: :25
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Spot for Show #18 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: :25
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Spot for Show #17 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: :25
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Spot for Show #16 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: :25
Caption: BLAME IT ON HOBOKEN: The Radio Play, Credit: Luis Ruiz
Previously on BLAME IT ON HOBOKEN: New York City tour guide Caroline Cates decides to use an ancient math formula to find true love after her boyfr...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 08:23
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This is Show #19 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Crescent City Orchestra
Sleepers: Those wonderfully talented band of the last 1920s who were kept in the dark. Somehow, despite their inventiveness, they never reached a l...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Blame It On Hoboken: The Radio Play, Credit: Luis Ruiz
Perfect for Sinatra's 100th birthday year, BLAME IT ON HOBOKEN is a funny modern love story with a touch of math and mystery, set in Frank Sinatra'...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 09:48
Caption: The Hot Five
When Okey Records approached Louis Armstrong with the idea of forming his own studio band to bring hot jazz to the American public, Louis jumped at...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us as we take a look at the recordings that Memphis Slim, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Otis Spann made in New York City for the Candid label in 1960...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Show #18 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Rahim AlHaj, Credit: Dan Merlo
Rahim AlHaj is quite simply one of the best oud players in the world. In this broadcast, Rahim performs and shares his story of leaving Iraq and c...

Bought by WABE, WMMT, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Gene Karos
In 1931, a fresh new band recorded its first four sides at the Victor Studios, New York City. This young band dared to buck the trend by playing ho...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lilly Hiatt, Royal Blue, Credit: Official Album Cover
Lilly Hiatt moves forward on her second album, Royal Blue. Her father, noted songwriter John Hiatt, wisely encouraged her to find her own path in ...

Bought by KKRN, KRPS, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Beale Street, Memphis, TN
Memphis Tennessee became a musical Mecca in the 1920s, and Beale Street was its center. W.C. Handy was arguably the most influential composer sprea...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Waiting On You by Sam Lewis, Credit: Official Album Cover
Country soul songwriter, Sam Lewis, has shared the stage with legends like Marty Stuart, but its his crop of friends in the emerging roots music wo...

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Wilson at the Henderson Festival, 2014, Credit: Ginger Correll
2001 National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, WMMT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Show # 17 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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...

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  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1