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Music from one of the 20th century's most influential guitarists, heard with Benny Goodman and others.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era, as well as an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Co...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Recordings that saxophonist John Coltrane made with Duke Ellington, Eric Dolphy, and the rhythm section of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jo...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Juke In The Back jumps into summer by spotlighting THE summertime holiday, the 4th of July. We're diggin' the 4th in song, ranging from songs a...

Bought by WVTF, 90.5 WSNC, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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Bill “Howl-n-Madd” Perry is a living delta blues legend who’s incredible story finds him rubbing shoulders and playing behind Little Richard, J.J T...

Bought by Public Radio East, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, WTJU, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The latest from Armenian jazz pianist, and ambient vocalist, Tigran Hamasyan, from a new solo album, "An Ancient Observer.'

Bought by KEOS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMOT, Royalton Community Radio, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, we take a look at two of the most famous "characters" from 1940s and '50s R&B: Deacon Jones and Fanny Brown. Sometimes these two were re...

Bought by WHRV, KTRT RADIO INC, Lower Cape Communications, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Long recognized as one of the top blues harmonica players in the Houston area, Steve Krase shoots for big league prominence on his latest release "...

Bought by Public Radio East, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, WTJU and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Ambrose Akinmusire in concert on his new album "A Rift In Decorum: Live At the Village Vanguard," and music from some of the musicians he thanks fo...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" looks at the very beginnings of one of early R&B's biggest groups, The Midnighters. Before "Work With Me Annie," they were k...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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He is best known as the down home singer of the Cash Box Kings. The group’s latest album, Holding Court (Blind Pig Records) – has struck a favorabl...

Bought by WEAA, Prairie Public, Spokane Public Radio, Public Radio East, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bassel & The Supernaturals
We'll kick off with Syrian soul from Bassel & the Supernaturals, plus new music from Ahmad Jamal, and a new rerelease from Jimmy Preacher Ellis.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KMRE-LP, WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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new funky jazz from Trombone Shorty on his new album "Parking Lot Symphony" and new music from trumpeters Sean Jones and Nicholas Payton, and more

Bought by WMOT, Royalton Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Poncho’s Latin Spirits break the ice so Guy Davis can make a blues home. Pianist Jay McShann represents another KC pianist Mary Lou Williams, and P...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WOUB, WJSU, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" features one of the great big talents of early R&B, Little Willie John. From interviews with people who knew Will...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KTRT RADIO INC, Royalton Community Radio, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Selwyn Birchwood is celebrating his highly anticipated second studio effort for Alligator Records, ‘Pick Your Poison’ which crafts authentic tradit...

Bought by WEAA, Prairie Public, Public Radio East, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:05
  • Purchases: 7
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Join us as we dig into a collection of blues songs all dealing with the topic of war. Featuring commentary, insight, and criticism on Vietnam, Kore...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Alemayehu Eshete
We'll hear new sounds from Ethiopia with Alemayehu Eshete, take a trip on the Cross Bronx Expressway, and do the boogaloo with Don Gardner.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, WJAB, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Guy and Fabrizio pay homage to the legendary blues duo Sonny & Brownie.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes blues master Guy Davis and Italian harmonica virtuso Fabrizio Poggi plus ...

Bought by WETS, WLPR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, RadioFreePalmer, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 7
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shining the spotlight on the album "Frontiers" from saxophonists Azar Lawrence and Al McLean - - and guitarist Mark Whitfield, with his family band...

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN and more


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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The popular notion that Jamaica developed its early ska and reggae musics by listening to high powered New Orleans radio stations doesn't give cred...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 43:39
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" solutes the Unsung Ladies of R&B! We'll dig deep into a stack of shellac from some women you know, like Varetta D...

Bought by WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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The Cedric Burnside Project is comprised of the exciting duo of Cedric Burnside and Trenton Ayers of Holly Springs, Mississippi. Their latest album...

Bought by WTJU, KMXT, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Little Clara & Les Chacals
We'll kick it off with a rerelease from JT Allen & Little Richard's Band (yes, THAT Little Richard) and hear some crazy South African proto-rap fro...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WJAB, KMXT, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
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New, or newly available, recordings by some great pianists, including Bill Evans, Tigran Hamasyan, Tarek Yamani, Christian Sands, and more.

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), Royalton Community Radio, WMHT, WRGY and more


  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14