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4:38 pm
Tue May 26, 2015

A Final Round With Stevie, More B.B. And BMA Winners, Blues Concerts & New Blues Releases

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires will headline the Big Easy Concert at the Wichita River Festival on Thursday, June 4.

May 29/31

This week at the Crossroads:

A wrap up of the month-long celebration of Stevie Wonder’s 65th birthday

More music from B.B King and the recently announced Blues Music Awards winners (including Keb’ Mo’, Deanna Bogart, Lurrie Bell and Elvin Bishop) 

Music from artists with local and regional concerts in the coming week – including Charles Bradley, Monophonics, Robin Trower and Moreland & Arbuckle

A farewell to Leon Redbone who just announced his retirement

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10:20 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Memorial Day Airmen Of Note, Miles’ Birthday, Stevie Wonder & Remembering Bob Belden

Musician, producer and arranger Bob Belden

Monday 5.25.15

Night Train steps aside for a Memorial Day special with the Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Hour one of the show features the Airmen in a tribute to some of the most influential small groups in jazz, ensembles led by such legendary names as Charlie Parker, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Miles Davis and more. Then in the second hour, it’s special best-of program with highlights of the Airmen performing with such jazz talents as Al Jarreau, Kurt Elling, Joe Locke, the New York Voices and Phil Woods.

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8:54 am
Fri May 22, 2015

A Final Fling With Stevie, Classical World & The World Side Of Miles

Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem

Monday, May 25

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9:15 am
Thu May 21, 2015

More From Mosaic Records With Straight No Chaser

Jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Thad Jones

Sunday, May 24

Tonight we cover several more sets from Mosaic Records, the jazz record label that specializes in recordings that had fallen out of print. We'll hear from Thad Jones and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band, plus Woody Shaw and stuff from Bob Florence and Phil Woods. 

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8:49 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Steve Wonder Moments Continue On Soulsations Sunday

Stevie Wonder performs in 1976

Sunday, May 24

This Sunday on Soulsations, we continue our month long celebration of Stevie Wonder's 65th birthday with more Stevie Wonder moments!  Hear tunes from the musical genius plus Wonder’s childhood friend from Detroit shares what happens when the Motown star visits her home after touring on the road. 

Find more Stevie Wonder moments from KMUW online here.

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1:27 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Wild & Eclectic Vance Gilbert Live At The Old Settlers Inn

Folk singer/songwriter Vance Gilbert

Saturday, May 23

New Settlers' Radio Hour features the wild, eclectic and multitalented Vance Gilbert performing at the Old Settlers Inn tonight. Vance is a wonderful singer-songwriter and storyteller and he can bring tears to the toughest audience veteran…but he's also so very funny. 

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1:19 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Remembering Blues Legend B.B. King

Blues legend B.B. King

May 22/24

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1:09 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Stevie Wonder Month, Commodore Records Week + Big Joe Turner & Fats Waller Birthdays

Commodore Records founder Milt Gabler

Monday 5.18.15

Night Train continues its month-long salute to Stevie Wonder and kicks off a week-long celebration of the birthday of Commodore Records founder Milt Gabler, including a four part Commodore Records Story special airing each night this week. Plus birthdays of Kansas City shouter Big Joe Turner and vibes player Christian Tamburr, and new music from Cory Weeds and Delfeayo Marsalis.

Tuesday 5.19.15

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12:49 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

More Stevie Wonder, Songlines Awards Week, Scotland & Sun Ra’s Birthday

'Music of My Mind' is the classic album from Stevie Wonder
Credit Album Cover Art

Monday, May 18

Global Village highlights women of Africa this time, including acclaimed Malian singer Oumou Sangare; Dee Dee Bridgewater from her Malian-inspired Red Earth album; the last album from Cape Verde’s Cesaria Evora; Brazilian singer Ceu; and the Juno Award-winning tribute to Miriam Makeba from Lorraine Klaasen. Also listen for music from the acclaimed Cajun band Beausoleil, Buena Vista Social Club member Eliades Ochoa, and a Latin soul rarity from Flash & the Dynamics.

Tuesday, May 19

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7:13 am
Sat May 16, 2015

KMUW Music Pays Tribute to B.B. King

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