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This is Show #88 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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The Harmonizing vocals of The Boswell Sisters and The Mills Brothers were inspired by the turn of the century barbershop quartets.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Christmas Wreath
This is an original piece of music. You can chop it up or use it whole, maybe use it with Christmas promo material. Runs about 2:30

Bought by WCQS


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the rare 78s from the collection of John Tefteller. Courtesy of Blues Images.
Join us as we explore some of the rarest of the rare — John Tefteller's legendary collection of Paramount 78s. One of the most important blues labe...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: "I'm crazy over Christmas!", Credit: Charlie Warren
It's time to douse the political winds, forest fires, and bum airbags, and listen to some light holiday ditties, wacky Christmas classics, and quir...

Bought by KTXK, KAWC, WHRV, KACU, KUCB and more


  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 8
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This is Show #87 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sidney Bechet
Selected clarinetists and saxophonists who furthered the art of jazz improvisation in the 1920s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In 1964, composer Marc Blitzstein was writing an opera about Sacco and Vanzetti. Immensely controversial, this project was cut short by tragedy. Fe...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
Kurt Weill wrote Threepenny Opera in German, but Marc Blitzstein’s brilliant english adaptation made it famous in New York. Hear Lotte Lenya and Lo...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In this episode, Guy Livingston tells the story of an opera, a missing symphony, and a stolen song. Featuring John Mauceri and the opera Regina, th...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
This is the story of a great musician who embraced all the colorfulness of American life. Composer Marc Blitzstein has been largely forgotten, but ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Penelope DeWitt at Stoney Beach after her recording session, Credit: Jessica Ripka
Think about something you've spent your whole life wanting to do. Now try to think about what's kept you from doing it. What comes to mind? For...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 10:34
  • Purchases: 1
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The Sollazzo Ensemble performs Medieval and Renaissance music. Featuring the renowned period choir Cantus Cölln

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:56
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This is Show #86 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jimmy Lytell
In the early years of jazz, musicians felt inspired to write about the cities that gave them unique images of the era. After all, each location has...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sadler Vaden cover
Sadler Vaden left South Carolina on the brink of his band's national success, in search of more collaboration for his guitar playing and more outle...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
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This is Show #85 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Tin Pan Alley
The Alley of Song and America’s popular music of the 1920s, jazz, crossed over in 1917. It wasn’t long before musicians began to revive compositi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's episode is an ever so slightly spooky song about an old growth forest, a crooked beak, and a pair of yellow eyes ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:25
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This is Show #84 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Nov 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Edmond Hall
The most common makeup of bands in the 1920s was five pieces: trumpet, trombone, clarinet, bass and drums. But, inventive musicians in later years ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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This is Show #83 of the Series-Blues For Modern Man

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fred Ahlert
When you hear about composers of American popular music in the 1920s and early '30s, the names that are remembered are Cole Porter, George and Ira ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Rose Ensemble’s celestial voices team up with a Baroque band to present this unique seasonal program of glorious 17th-century music from Italy,...

Bought by KSJE, WNED, WVIA, WOSU, 98.7 DZFE-FM The Master's Touch and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 14