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Six albums as a leader. Sideman appearances with John Coltrane, Bud Powell, and Jimmy Smith. The story of trombonist Curtis Fuller's first year on ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Holiday show featuring two greats who departed this year, B. B. King and Allen Toussaint, The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, unissued Errol Garn...

Bought by KEOS, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WRGY, KKRN, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Binary bop begins the journey of spins and needles, drummer Stockton Helbing sounds pristine alongside veterans Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie. D...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 5
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The career of a talented and perennially-unsung trumpeter.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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We think of Charlie Parker as a small-group bebop saxophonist, but he came out of the swing era. What did he sound like in a big-band setting?

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
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Pearson's ensemble was part of a late-1960s big-band renaissance in New York City.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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"He writes the unexpected," Mel Lewis once said of his orchestral co-leader Thad Jones.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with the greatest R&B Christmas records from the late 1940s and 1950s. It's the yuletide soul that came bef...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KMUN, KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: After making his recording debut for Paramount in 1927, Gus Cannon teamed up with some old friends and formed “Cannon’s Jug Stompers,” who made their first sides as a group for Victor, in early 1928.
Join us as we continue our look at the blues in Memphis, this time from early 1928. We’ll hear recordings made for Victor by Cannon’s Jug Stompers,...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Shemekia Copeland is a three time Grammy-nominated blues singer on the Alligator Records label.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMRE-LP, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicole Willis
We'll hear new music from Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators, jump on the dance craze bandwagon and Do the Yum Yum Man & the Funky Monkey, and ...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, KMRE-LP, KSRQ, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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New tribute album to Odetta from Sista Jean & CB, and former Miles Davis music director Robert Irving III has a new release

Bought by KEOS, WRGY, KSRQ, WMHT, KUOW and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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It's our annual celebration of Christmas with new Blues tunes for the holiday!

Bought by KSRQ, WVAS, WJSU, and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" is proud to salute Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the most important and influential musical figures of the 20th Century. Mat...

Bought by WHRV, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Selwyn Birchwood is an Alligator recording artist who won the International Blue Challenge in 2013.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:19
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Liz Vice
We'll hear a soulful Hanukkah tune from Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, new music from Liz Vice, the Soul Rebels Brass Band, & Jay Fenix, plus an int...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WJAB, KZUM, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Right before she is about to perform at Chicago City Winery, Singer-Songwriter Macy Gray sits down with the host of The Dinner Party To Go podcast,...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 23:18
Caption: Irving Mills Orchestra
Here are a few selections from the archives of early jazz representing some of the talented musicians who, for whatever reason, remained in the sha...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Atonal modes are heard by Wayne Shorter and Bobby Hutcherson a couple decades apart. Out of a dream with Tamir Hendelman then west coast jazz, Bill...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 4
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New release Blues music, including CDs from Canada and Finland!

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the jukebox is in the spotlight as Matt The Cat takes you back 64 years and highlights the top jukebox hits of the second half of 1951. ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KCMJ Community Radio, WHRV, WRNC-LP, KWMR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Guitarist Freddie Stone, author Jeff Kaliss, and funk legend George Clinton look back at the 1969 album from Sly and the Family Stone, which was in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Country Blues great, Dave Riley talks about the blues and performs live in the studio.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lucinda Slim
We'll kick off with brand-new soul from Lucinda Slim, plus new music from Miss Tati, Barth Beasley, Ernest Ernie & the Sincerities, and many more. ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMRE-LP, WJAB, KZUM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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New reissue of the album "From The Attic Of My Mind" by jazz flute player Sam Most, an innovator whose breathy articulation and use of vocalizing t...

Bought by KEOS, WMHT, WRGY, KSRQ, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11