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Caption: Another standout from the Bluesville catalog, "Trouble An' Blues," by Sidney Maiden.
Join us as we continue our look at the legends of Bluesville, this time from the West Coast. That includes music from piano man Mercy Dee Walton, h...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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New releases this week include a set of live tracks, some acoustic based material, and Blues greats.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Contemporary interpretations of John Coltrane compositions

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Drop a nickel in the ol' Rockola Juke as Matt The Cat dedicates the entire hour to the great little Nashville R&B label, Excello Records. From The ...

Bought by WMMT, KPVL, WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: We're number one! Pictured: Bill Doggett, whose game-changing "Honky Tonk" spent 13 weeks at the very top of the Billboard charts.
Join us for an all-instrumental extravaganza, as we put the spotlight on King and Federal Records. While other labels certainly recorded instrument...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Eilen is the Jewell of these two hours, a great new voice on the scene. Plus those who paid their dues: Dinah Washington, Dakota Staton, and relati...

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


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This edition of our program strikes the perfect balance between big name new releases and truly independent albums.

Bought by WSGE, KPVL, and WJSU


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Uplifting new music from "seeker" Azar Lawrence, and midnight melodies from Cyrus Chestnut.

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


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Blue Note saxman Sonny Rollins, Credit: Francis Wolff
In this hour, it's the myth and magic of the label that defined mid-century jazz: Blue Note Records.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KDRP Community Radio, KMUN, WNMU-FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Terry Johnson of The Flamingos joins Matt The Cat this week as the "Juke In The Back" jumps and grooves with part three of our three part feature o...

Bought by KPVL, WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Two legendary Hill Country musicians, Sid Hemphill and Lucius Smith. Illustration by Archer Pruitt.
Join us as we follow Alan Lomax through the Hill Country of Mississippi, in September 1959. We’ll hear some exciting fife and drum band music, old ...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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It's another week of the best tunes on earth here inside the Home for New & Independent Blues Music.

Bought by WSGE, WJSU, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Archie Shepp re-creates his classic "Attica Blues" on a new live album "I Hear The Sound" with a large orchestra in concert in France

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


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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In the first portion we're Jumping for something, then checking out blues playing and composing of bassist Ray Brown. Vocalists continue from Jane...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" jumps and grooves this week as Matt The Cat presents part 2 of a three part feature on The Flamingos, one of the most influe...

Bought by KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Eddie Taylor, from 1974. Photo by Bill Greensmith.
Join us we wrap up our tribute to Chicago Blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. We’ll be hearing some standout selections from his solo work — plus so...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A hot summer selection of the best in new & independent Blues music.

Bought by KPVL, WSGE, and WJSU


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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New music from pianist George Cables, acknowledging his rich influences, and Ari Brown's rock-steady update of a contemplative Coltrane piece.

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


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Jazz was born in New Orleans, right? Well, it depends on who you ask. This week on the show, we get to the bottom of that question and tour the sit...

Bought by XRAY.fm, Radio New Zealand, KDRP Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" jumps and grooves this week as Matt The Cat begins a 3 part feature on The Flamingos, one of the most influential and best r...

Bought by KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Photo of Eddie Taylor courtesy of Rick Jones
Join us as we continue our tribute to Chicago blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. Most famous for the recordings he did for Vee-Jay with John Lee Ho...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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All of the incredible artists on this week's show are 30 years old or under, and they're proving they are as passionate about the Blues as the elde...

Bought by WSGE and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two Latin jazz pianists explore their home countries, history, and heritage through music

Bought by WJSU, KKRN, KSUT, WMHT, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10