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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

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sax titan John Coltrane
In this hour, it's the life and legend of John Coltrane—from his rural North Carolina roots to his place as one of jazz's most spiritual men and mu...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" this week features Motown's biggest acts, BEFORE there even was a Motown Records and before those acts were household...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Hear organist Jimmy Smith in mid-career, a little Brazilian and Latin, then the out and free of our music. Muted trumpets, a new vocalist closes on...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:57
Caption: The great Eddie Taylor, doing what he does best. Photo courtesy of Steve Cushing.
Join us — on our 150th episode! — as we pay tribute to one of the real unsung heroes of Chicago Blues, guitarist Eddie Taylor. He worked and record...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The All Star Baseball game this month is a perfect opportunity to introduce you to a new opera about a great Negro League Baseball Player.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Courtesy Roustabout Records
A brand new look at today's queens of the Blues, inside the Home for New & independent Blues Music.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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New sounds from saxophonist Joshua Redman, and guitarists Steve Khan, and Charlie Apicella

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A music-rich special introduces listeners to the stories and sounds of four older Southern bluesmen, and to the efforts of Tim Duffy, founder of th...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Marvin Phillips is one of LA's unsung heroes of 1950s rhythm & blues. He, along with Jesse Belvin popularized R&B duos with their 1952 smash, "Drea...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A standout cut from Jr. Wells, featuring the distinctive Chief Records logo.
Join us as we take a look at the small but mighty Chief label, out of Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1957 by entrepreneur Mel London, it was only in...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Whether it is in a traditional Blues duo setting or as a combination of two talents fronting a full band, deuces are wild, this week, as we explore...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Two conversations with NEA Jazz Masters. First up, drummer Roy Haynes. He's followed by musician, composer, and bandleader Gerald Wilson.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:29
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Bob Stroger & Kenny "Beady Eyes" Smith play the Blues, and Jimmy Cobb is still going strong on the drums.

Bought by KRCB-FM, WJSU, KMXT, KHNS, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Dom Flemons/Prospect Hill, Credit: Official Album Cover
Dom Flemons interprets traditional music with a distinct rhythmic drive, using instruments like bones and quills.

Bought by WSLR, KSRQ, KKRN, KFOK-LPFM, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5