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New music from the Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, and a song from their source of inspiration, Eddie Jefferson.

Bought by WJSU, KSUT, KKRN, WMHT, KRCB and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: First discovered in 1995, the "Jack of Diamonds Georgia Rub" comes from the only surviving copy.
Join us as we aim the spotlight on the rarest 78s of all time. We’ve got some real classics from the 1920s and 30s, that have exactly one thing in ...

Bought by WJSU and KRPS


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" brings the jukebox into the spotlight as we journey back 70 years and dig on the top requested jukebox records fr...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A diverse selection of new Blues tunes, with something for everyone.

Bought by KPVL, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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extraordinary singer Alexis P. Suter, Mitch Shiner reinterpreting Miley Cyrus, and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Cline

Bought by KEOS, KKRN, WMHT, KUOW, WJSU and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Fred Wesley, left, and David Krakauer., Credit: David Krakauer
The klezmer-funk-hip-hop group Abraham Inc. will have their debut performance at the Apollo tonight. Reporter Michael May has the story behind this...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bessie Smith
The cornerstones for this program: Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday featuring several artists who benefited from the breakthrough recordings of Mami...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: December 8, 2014 Before her death Dr. Maya Angelou had signed off on a unique music project she had been actively involved with over...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Today Harry "Little" Caesar is best remembered as an actor from movies and TV and the voice behind 1952's "Goodbye Baby," one of the strangest R&B ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WRNC-LP, KMXT, WLPR, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Two new Chick Corea albums, and the Mack Avenue Superband plays some of Corea's best music on their new album.

Bought by WJSU, KHNS, KSUT, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week we salute Solomon Burke, the "King of Rock n' Soul and the "Juke In The Back" is loaded with his very first recordings from 1955 to 1960....

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


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Young talent, live music, and a tribute to one of the all-time great Blues men highlights this edition of our program.

Bought by KPVL, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Songs From A Stolen Spring, mashups of American and Middle Eastern songs and singers - and congas! (from "the Master" Candido, and Chano Pozo and M...

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


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Another classic from the Bluesville catalog, by Memphis music legend, Furry Lewis.
Join us for another installment of our ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, we’ll hear from Furry Lewis, Big Joe Williams...

Bought by KRPS and WJSU


  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Phil Brown, Marcus Roberts, and the stories behind their music from their own liner notes.

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


  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A diverse selection of new Blues tunes, including previously unreleased archived recordings by Bob Dylan and The Band!

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An all-time favorite from J.B. Lenoir. Why it never hit the Billboard charts is anyone’s guess.
Join us as we wrap up our tribute to J.O.B. Records. A legendary imprint run by a man named Joe Brown, J.O.B. recorded some of the finest talent th...

Bought by KRPS and WJSU


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Many 1960s soul legends had their start in 1950s R&B and this week, the "Juke In The Back" takes a listen to Billy Stewart's early records. We'll a...

Bought by KPVL, WRNC-LP, 90.5 WSNC, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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This week's shift features a selection of 13 songs from 2014 releases.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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November the party is on! Exclaims our vocalist of the hour(s) Luciana Souza. Cedar Walton also appears both as pianist and composer, aiding Art Bl...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A legendary release on J.O.B. — “Rambling” by Johnny Shines (with the number of the release, 116, handwritten onto the label with an ink pen).
Join us as we aim the spotlight on J.O.B. Records. A legendary imprint run by a man named Joe Brown, J.O.B. recorded some of the finest talent the ...

Bought by KRPS and WJSU


  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The Cadillacs were one of the most versatile R&B vocal groups of the 1950s, handling uptempo gems like "Speedo" and classic doo wop ballads like "G...

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


  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Eleanor Warren talks about her song, "Coming Home."

Bought by WCSU-FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 2
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TARGET WEEK: November 10, 2014. Join legendary guitarist Buddy Guy as he gives insight into his newest studio album release, “Rhythm & Blues”, a d...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 10:01