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2015 NEA Jazz Master George Coleman shares stories about playing with NEA Heritage Fellow, BB King, falling in love with Charlie Parker, and learni...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 1
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New blues from Mr. Sipp, "The Mississippi Blues Child" and the latest from Larry Coryell, Ben Williams, Lisa Hilton, and more

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEOS, KSRQ, WMHT, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Clovers were the most successful rhythm & blues vocal group from 1951 to 1955, racking up 16 top 10 R&B singles during that time-frame. This we...

Bought by WLPR, WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week finds a ton of new music, as well as a side-by-side comparison of Steve Earle and Robert Johnson.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Blues and Bossa by design this time, from Joe Turner to Basie to the Brothers Vaughan. New Orleans, Detroit and Kansas City are visited, then jazz ...

Bought by WYAP, KPVL, WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island, and WOUB


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Blue Dimensions host Jonny Meister with Larry Coryell, Berks Jazz Fest in Reading PA April 17, 2015
new music from guitarist Larry Coryell

Bought by WMHT, KSUT, KKRN, KSRQ, KUOW and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sharon Jones
We'll hear Wynton Marsalis ask the musical question, "Why Can't There Be Love," journey to El Segundo with A Tribe Called Quest, and hear some grea...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Clovers were the most successful rhythm & blues vocal group from 1951 to 1955, racking up 16 top 10 R&B singles during that time-frame. This we...

Bought by WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In addition to the widest variety of new Blues music, there's a new edition of The Vinyl Report, and an international spotlight on Blues from Austr...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Old performances have surfaced on CDs, from Ernestine Anderson in 1962, and Pat Martino with Jim Ridl in the 1990s

Bought by KEOS, KSUT, KKRN, KSRQ, WMHT and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Join as we get into our time machine, and journey back to Dallas, December 1927. That was when Columbia Records became the first major label to mak...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Cobra Records left quite a bite, even thought this little West Side Chicago label was only in existence for three short years. They hit gold right ...

Bought by WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Full-Time Blues Radio features a new playlist, made up from tons of new releases, and featuring a new segment.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tributes To Billie Holiday, and Tom Collier Goes It Alone

Bought by KEOS, KSUT, KKRN, KSRQ, WMHT and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents Part 6, the final part of our mammoth, 6 part series, on the most important musical figure of the 1940s, Louis Jord...

Bought by WHRV, WLPR, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Original poster advertising the 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival. Image courtesy of Mike Vernon/Blue Horizon Records.
Join us as we aim the spotlight on the Memphis Country Blues Festivals of 1968 and 1969. We’ll hear from Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Sleepy John Este...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The world legend is thrown around a lot, but saxophonist, flutist and composer Charles Lloyd is the real deal. He's much of a musical innovator tod...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Harford Community Radio, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lady E, Credit: John MacLellan
Lady E lost just about everything that gave her life meaning and then she found something else inside her. Her voice.And now Lady E sings the blues...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 27:23
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a remembrance of the late guitarist John Renbourn, who, among any other things, is the source of our closing theme on Blue Dimensions

Bought by KEOS, KSUT, KSRQ, WMHT, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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This week, Johnny Full-Time is joined by Dr. Gary Burnett, author of the new book 'The Gospel According To The Blues.'

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" presents Part 5 of our mammoth, 6 part series, featuring the most important musical figure of the 1940s, Louis Jordan. He wa...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
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We walk in the light of the Lord on this week's program, with an annual listen to the Spiritual Side of the Blues.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Lots of great guitarists, new and old (Kevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan, Rez Abbasi, Charlie Christian & many more!), and jazzified versions of some c...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WMHT, KEOS, KSRQ, KKRN and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Hacksaw handles Horace who hounds Holloway and Harris, later even Hess. Have to hand it to hoards who happen to hit it hard. Violinist Stephane Gra...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island, KPVL, WYAP, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:51
  • Purchases: 4