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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

Pieces

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Not all winter songs are about Christmas! On this edition of Afterglow, we’ll hear some favorite wintertime songs from the Great American Songbook ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Have you every wondered what your favorite spot in the woods might taste like in a beer? Wild Pitch Yeast might make that possible.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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In this holiday edition of Afterglow, we’ll ignore your Christmas standards by Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, and Rosemary Clooney, and look instead a...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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A look at the historic 1938 Carnegie Hall concert and its 1939 follow up, featuring performances by Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and others.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Holiday jazz from Fats Navarro, Dexter Gordon, Louis Armstrong, Duke Pearson, Frank Sinatra, and others.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on Afterglow, I’ll explore the phenomenon of the family vocal group in popular song, looking at the Boswell Sisters, the Andrew Sisters, ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Is it better to donate food to a holiday food drive, or to give money to a local non profit providing food assistance? We don’t have a yes or no an...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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We’re celebrating the holiday season with Nativity music from the late Renaissance to the early 17th century in Europe, performed by the musicians ...

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In the late 1960s an aging Duke Ellington faced a changing musical landscape and the loss of his longtime writing partner, Billy Strayhorn. How did...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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A program about American jazz artists performing in Europe in the late 1940s, including Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, and others.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Charlie Haden, who passed away on July 11, 2014 at the age of 76, set the style for the role of the bass in the free-jazz movement as a member of O...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Afterglow, we look at the wild arrangements of Billy May, an arranger who worked with Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, a...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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From the Earth Eats archive, Amy Bentley follows trends in baby food, from invention to today. Indiana rancher develops relationship with local res...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Have you ever eaten a honey bee? Of course not! Who DOES that? Find out, on this weeks podcast.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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This week on Afterglow, we explore the warm, intimate sound of singer Jeri Southern. Southern had a very short career. But her output of torch song...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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A program featuring jazz recordings from the late 1950s and early 1960s by lesser-known Chicago jazz artists such as the MJT + 3, John Young, Paul ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Lee Morgan's hardbop hit "The Sidewinder," the avant-garde October Revolution movement, and the impact of the Beatles are some of the highlights we...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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"Food keeps us from dying and it connects us." Alton Brown talks about food's power to connect, and how media and technology impact that relations...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00

  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Spare the Rod…Improve Academic Performance

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:00