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4:53 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

A Look Back At Vance Gilbert At The Old Settlers Inn

 Saturday, November 29:

This week on New Settlers, we revisit the wild, eclectic and multi-talented Vance Gilbert from his show at the Old Settlers Inn. Vance is a wonderful singer-songwriter and storyteller and he can bring tears to the toughest audience veteran…but he's also funny. Really. 

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9:54 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Straight No Chaser Closes Out Sax Month With Art Pepper And Four Altos

Saxophonist Art Pepper

Sunday, November 30

We conclude our celebration of Adolphe Sax’s birthday tonight on Straight No Chaser. Hear from alto saxophonist Art Pepper, plus Ken Peplowski, Plas Johnson and Gerry Mulligan. Tonight's program also includes the Four Altos: Phil Woods, Gene Quill, Hal Stein and Sahib Shihab.

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9:43 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Earth, Wind & Fire Releases First Album Of Christmas Songs

Holiday, the Christmas album from Earth, Wind and Fire
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Sunday, November 30:

For the first time ever, legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire produces their first album of Christmas songs.  The 13-track set called Holiday features songs such as  “Joy to the World,” “Winter Wonderland," and “Jingle Bell Rock.”  Two of the  songs were inspired by well-known EWF classics: “Happy Seasons” (the 1975 album track “Happy Feelin”) and “December” (1978’s “September”). The latter tune features a duet of lead singer and co-founder Philip Bailey with the original master vocals of co-founder Maurice White.

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9:09 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Food, Floyd And Family Come Into Focus On Strange Currency

"Family" unites all four Thompsons
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Tuesday, November 25: Sweep The Leg Johnny and Mustangs and Madras were two bands from the last decade that combined elements of punk rock, hardcore along with the sounds of the saxophone. We’ll hear selections from both those acts on this episode of Strange Currency.

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8:46 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Blues/R&B Saxophone Finale & Salute To Saxophonist & Jump Blues Great Louis Jordan

Saxophonist Louis Jordan

November 28/30

Crossroads wraps up the November saxophone feature with music from saxophonists Eddie Shaw, Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, Bobby Spencer, Doug James, the Honkers & Bar Walkers series celebrating the R&B tenor – and in hour two of the show, a special about saxophonist and jump blues star Louis Jordan.

Also new music from Soul Brothers Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls, Bill Frisell, JW-Jones, and Vaneese Thomas – daughter of R&B star Rufus Thomas.

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8:39 am
Tue November 25, 2014

A Thanksgiving Feast & More Saxophones With Birthday Artists Al Cohn, Serge Chaloff & Paul Desm

Al Cohn with Zoot Sims

Monday 11.24.14

Night Train celebrates birthdays of two of the Four Brothers (the famous saxophone section in Woody Herman’s Second Herd) – Al Cohn and Serge Chaloff, and features Zoot Sims - a third Brother and longtime musical partner with Al Cohn – in a Jazz Profiles special in hour two of the show. It’s also the birthday of pianist Teddy Wilson, and there’s music from him as a solo artist and also with Billie Holiday – and there’s new music from singer and pianist Freddy Cole, and saxophonists Jimmy Greene and Lenny Pickett.

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8:26 am
Tue November 25, 2014

A Thanksgiving Feast, Gato Barbieri’s Birthday & More World Saxophones

Saxophonist Jan Garbarek

Monday November 24

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11:07 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Soulful Father And Son Duo Eddie And Gerald LeVert

Sunday, November 23:

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9:49 am
Mon November 17, 2014

More Sax From Houston Person, The Adderley Brothers And More On Staight No Chaser

Jazz tenor saxophonist Houston Person

Sunday, November 23

The celebration of Adolphe Sax and the saxophone continues tonight on Straight No Chaser. Hear from tenor saxophonist Houston Person, brothers Cannonball and Nat Adderley, plus Bud Shank, Gene Ammons with his big band, Ike Quebec, and Pete Christlieb with Lou Levy.

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9:19 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Power, Corruption, Lies and Saxophone All This Week

Power, Corruption and Lies is the 1983 album from New Order
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Tuesday, November 18: Released in 1992, Wish was the ninth studio album from British band The Cure, we’ll hear from that release as well as from Burning From the Inside, the 1983 release from influential British gothic rock band Bauhaus.

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