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WoodWarbler's JazzGrass Radio Show

Series produced by Brian Aust

Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Image by: Jennifer Langille 
On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley 

Exploring the sonic continuum between traditional bluegrass and all that jazz connotes in a 2-hr weekly program.

Often thematic and always illuminating, JazzGrass offers listeners fabulous sounds of bluegrass, jazz and artists that blend these along with other styles together. If you’ve been craving a radio show featuring outstanding music that typically never receives airplay, this is the show to satisfy a craving you may not have known ever existed. Features traditional & progressive music, virtuosic acoustic & hybrid electro-jamgrass, and virtuosic jazz. Artists featured include & were inspired by: Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, J.D. Crowe & The New South, Doc Watson, Jerry Douglas, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Hot Rize, David Grisman's "Dawg" style, Bela Fleck, New Grass Revival, Infamous Stringdusters, Leftover Salmon, Django Reinhardt....plus the Jazz Masters of the 20th Century and beyond.


Additional Files

60 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
A tour-de-force showcasing musicians born in the month of January.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 01:53:19
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Ol' Man Winter has become something of a quaint anachronism from another time's forgotten space. This show celebrates the clear and necessary seaso...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:08
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High on a mountainside in Vermont, the WoodWarbler's JazzGrass Radio Show was born in the early 2000s out of a desire to accompany hard work with g...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:54:35
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont in 2007
Perhaps the least understood of bluegrass instruments is the resonator guitar, a.k.a the dobro. Only a relatively small handful of enlightened mus...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:56:30
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Christmas bluegrass, jazz and fusion music guaranteed to not make you wanna run out of the room screaming in agony! The classiest Christmas show o...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:37
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
The Origins of JazzGrass continues with a definitive statement about the most influential composers the show has featured over the years.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:20
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
In some ways, the saxophone is the quintessential jazz instrument. Volume 8 of "The Origin Series" explores the crucial sax players of music histor...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:54:37
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Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
One part Winter Solstice themed songs + one part Chanukah-inspired klezmer music = this completely unique seasonal offering of WoodWarbler's JazzGrass

  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:51
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Piano masters that have shaped my understanding of jazz music are represented in this ninth Origin Series installment.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:49
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Revisiting my interview with banjo entrepreneur Tony Trischka in December, 2015 followed with an in-studio visit from Vermont bassist extraordinair...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:59
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
The best jazz drummers ever to bash them skins and make rhythm are featured in the 10th installment of the JazzGrass' Origins Series.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:18
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Most of the greatest trumpet players ever to play that thing called jazz, all rolled into one JazzGrass program.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:33
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
The funkiest Origin Series installment yet, featuring the best & brightest to ever lay fingers on the Hammond organ!

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:19
Caption: My lovely wife Juliana Westcott, Credit: Brian Mohr/Embeer Photography
For the ladies, by the ladies fronting exceptional bluegrass, jazz and new acoustic ensembles.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:23
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
The finest musicians in the genres of jazz, bluegrass and that slippery sonic space between are those that make pre-existing material sound like th...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:20
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Selections that stood out from albums sent to the attention of WoodWarbler's JazzGrass Radio Show in 2015. Part 1 of 3.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:54:40
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Based on the Drew Emmitt song, this show fits the mood of late November with choice cuts of bluegrass, jazz and new acoustic/newgrass/jamgrass musi...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:54:47
Caption: Late Autumn in VT
A whirlwind tour of musicians who play this material that were born in the fall.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:54:47
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Highlighting recent bluegrass, jazz and genre-fusing releases received within the past year.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:53:55
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont....Community Radio For The Mad River Valley, Credit: Jennifer Langille
Completing a 60-song, three-show cycle of recently released JazzGrass music that's worth listening to!

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:52:14