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Saxophonist JD Allen's new album "Radio Flyer," tap dancers set the pace for The RodgarBand, and Joris Teepe and Don Braden play great even if they...

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


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Mel Alston, Jr.
We'll hear new soul from Mel Alston, Jr., check out some new sounds from Cameroon via Nigeria with Colonel Faat, and get funky with Johnny Guitar W...

Bought by WJAB, Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, WOUB, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Jimmy Witherspoon is one of most influential blues shouters to emerge after WWII and yet he remains just a footnote in the evolution of Rhythm & Bl...

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


  • Added: Jul 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Standing 6’ 5” 300 pounds, Sugaray Rayford is a formidable force. Critics consider him to be one of the greatest and last blues shouters; in the sa...

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


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Deelee Dube
Vocalist Deelee Dube combines influences from South Africa, Britain and the US to sing a sultry tune or a funky blues.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:08
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Bassist Stanley Clarke helped invent jazz-rock fusion, and he's continuing to keep the music fresh.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: Joshua Redman
Saxophonist Joshua Redman explains how each type of sax creates a different musical mood.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:43
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Originals and covers from singer Sidney Jacobs on his new album "First Man" - - and, new voices are added to a quarter-century old recording of Nat...

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


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" takes a look at one of New York's greatest, but almost unheard of R&B vocal groups: The Diamonds. Matt The Cat also features...

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


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Photo by Jan Persson. Taken during the 1968 American Folk Blues Festival Tour, probably in Copenhagen. Inset: Jimmy Reed’s very first R&B hit for Vee-Jay.
Join us for another installment of our "Great Songwriters" series, as we aim the spotlight on Jimmy Reed. Enjoying more R&B hits than any of his co...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
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John Primer and Bob Corritore are two of the top names in the blues who celebrate their sophomore studio collaboration for Delta Groove Records wit...

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


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Gary U.S. Bonds
We'll travel to Ghana with Blay Ambolley, dive deep into soul with Gary U.S. Bonds, and get religion with The Gospel Clouds.

Bought by WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Drummer Louis Hayes, who played with Horace Silver a half-century and more ago, celebrates the work of his former band leader

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


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Pianist Paul Gayten is one of the true unsung heroes of R&B and rock n' roll, but he is often overlooked in the history of the genre. Matt The Cat ...

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


  • Added: Jul 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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There’s one group in Minnesota that employs stylings of as many African-American genres as possible. As Daniel Zamzow found out, this group began a...

Bought by KQAL and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Canadian-born Harrison “Sweet-Taste” Kennedy is a multi-instrumentalist and a founding member of the famed Detroit R&B-Pop band Chairmen of the Boa...

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


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 6
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Meklit Hadero was just 2 when she, her two older sisters and parents fled to the U.S. from Ethiopia to escape the violence that followed the countr...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Don Bryant
We'll hear the latest from veteran soul singer and songwriter Don Bryant, sample some divine disco, and hear from football player and soul man Rose...

Bought by WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Music from John Coltrane, and from his classic quartet band-mates as band leaders themselves performing his music

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


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Tank & the Bangas
We'll hear from Tank & the Bangas, check out the latest from Ahmad Jamal, and sample some Syrian soul from Bassel & the Supernaturals.

Bought by WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" features The Robins, one of the earliest and most influential R&B vocal group to come out of Los Angeles in the late '40s an...

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Jimi Primetime Smith was groomed to join the family business made famous by his mother, Chicago Blues legend Johnnie Mae Dunson “The Big Boss Lady....

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


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Nique Love Rhodes
Nique Love Rhodes We have a social entrepreneur of a different kind, she is a rapper! You will have an opportunity to learn how the social and bus...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 39:03
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A program about Louis Armstrong’s mid-career years, in which he led the small-group All-Stars, scored chart hits with pop ballads, and became a Col...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Charles Lloyd regroups his New Quartet from a decade ago; SJ Jazz Collective plays a Miles Davis piece that Davis never recorded. Livingston Taylor...

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


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13