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Compiled By: Craig Danby

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JazzStories (Series)

Produced by Murray Street Productions

Most recent piece in this series:

JazzStories: Randy Weston — From Brooklyn to the Berkshires and Back

From Murray Street Productions | Part of the JazzStories series | 12:57

Randy_weston_small Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life.  Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it was jazz that exposed him to the most diverse travels.  Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ken Druker unearths a live interview with Randy Weston about the people and places that he’s seen in his life — from Langston Hughes and Candido — to Brooklyn and the woods of the Berkshires and back again.

The Needle Drop (Series)

Produced by WNPR

Most recent piece in this series:

The Needle Drop: 06-26-13

From WNPR | Part of the The Needle Drop series | 57:02

4448989_small This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.

Blues Unlimited (Series)

Produced by Steve Franz

Most recent piece in this series:

Blues Unlimited #321 - Legend of the Slide Guitar: Elmore James, Part 1

From Steve Franz | Part of the Blues Unlimited series | 01:58:59

Bu321_large_image_small Join us as we start a new, ongoing mini-series dedicated to the life and musical career of one of the most beloved figures in blues history — slide guitar legend Elmore James. In part one, we'll start with his first recordings in Mississippi for the Trumpet label, with Sonny Boy Williamson and Willie Love, and end with his initial recordings in Chicago, made for producer Joe Bihari, with the Broomdusters.