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8:42 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Tim Bowman Jr: A Voice To Heal The Soul

Sunday, November 16

Hear new, inspiring gospel music from Tim Bowman Jr. on Soulsations Sunday. He's the nephew of gospel sensation Vicki Winans and son of jazz artist Tim Bowman Sr. The Michigan native has been described as possessing a voice to heal the soul. 

Web extra: Listen to Tim Bowman Jr.'s newest single "I'm Good."

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2:02 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

More Saxophone From Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges And Others On Straight No Chaser

Saxophonist Ben Webster

Sunday, November 16

If you haven't heard yet, the saxophone was invented by Adolphe Sax. This month marks his 200th birthday, and we're celebrating all November long. Tonight we hear Ben Webster and Johnny Hodges, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Zoot Sims and Supersax. And don't worry, next month we aren't going to tell you it's the birthday of trumpet inventor, Donald Trump.

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9:33 am
Mon November 10, 2014

World Saxophones, Buckwheat Zydeco’s Birthday And More In The Global Village

Ethiopian saxophonist Getatchew Mekurya

Monday November 10

Highlights in this visit to the Global Village include a classic from Toots & the Maytals, modern Chilean cumbia group Chico Trujillo, Italian neo-folk ensemble Newpoli, Taj Mahal with the Culture Musical Club of Zanzibar, and for the November saxophone feature Femi Kuti, the son of Afrobeat legend, Fela.

Tuesday November 11

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9:11 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Hubert Sumlin/Buckwheat Zydeco Birthdays & Blues/Soul Saxophones

Zydeco star Buckwheat Zydeco

November 14/16

Crossroads marks birthdays of zydeco star Buckwheat Zydeco and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, best known for his work with legendary Chicago blues artist, Howlin’ Wolf (including a Sumlin tribute special in hour two of the show). Plus recent Blues Blast Award winners and Maple Blues Award nominees, more blues and soul saxophone (including Eddie Shaw, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Mark Kazanoff, and the Blues Brothers horns) for the November blues & soul saxophone feature, and new music from Johnny Winter and Marcia Ball.

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8:42 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Kansas Bands Return With New Music, Selections From Masters Of Sax Past And Present

Elliot Road's Where The Woodbine Twineth
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Tuesday, November 11: Mathmagicians is the second album from Wichita, Kansas band Japanese Game Show, we’ll hear selections from that as well as new music from another Kansas band, 80 Proof Engine.

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1:34 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Soul Legend Stevie Wonder Embarks On 'Songs In The Key Of Life Tour'

Stevie Wonder kicks off his 'Songs In The Key Of Life' tour

Sunday, November 9

On tonight's episode of Soulsations, listen for soul music from the legendary Stevie Wonder and his 1976 album Songs In The Key Of Life. The musical genius is embarking on his Songs In The Key Of Life Tour, revisiting the landmark album with a twelve date tour. 

Web Extra: Follow this link for "10 Reasons Why Stevie Is Wonder-ful."

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3:32 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Saxophone Celebrations Continue On Staight No Chaser

Sax legend Cannonball Adderley

 Sunday, November 9:

We continue our celebration of Adolphe Sax’s birthday with more, more, more saxophones. Tonight, we'll hear from jazz alto saxophonist Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley, plus The Tenor Trio - made up of Pete Christleib, Ernie Watts and Rickey Woodard.  Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, and Illinois Jacquet also join in.

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2:33 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Celebrating The Bicentennial Of Adolphe Sax, The Inventor Of The Saxophone

Saxophonist Sonny Rollins

Monday 11.3.14

Some tough tenors on tap tonight on the Night Train, including tenor saxophonists Sonny Rollins, Ernie Watts, Anton Schwartz, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins with Ben Webster, and John Coltrane with Duke Ellington – as Night Train joins in with all the music shows on KMUW this month to feature the saxophone for the bicentennial birthday of Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the instrument.  Also new music from Medeski  Scofield Martin & Wood, Tierney Sutton, Elio Villafranca and the Ezra Weiss Sextet.

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11:59 am
Mon November 3, 2014

The 200th Birthday Of The Saxophone Inventor, Cambodia's Water Festival & New Month/New Music

Celebrate Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the sax, with music from sax man Manu Dibango

Monday November 3

Global Village heads to the Balkans for music from early music master Jordi Savall’s Balkan Spirit, the Brooklyn-based Raya Brass Band, and one of the premier Balkan brass bands on the scene today – the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra. Plus stops in between to Lisbon, the Caribbean, Celtic Spain, and a “Saturday Night on Saturn” date with exotica legend Les Baxter.                                                                       

Tuesday November 4

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11:07 am
Mon November 3, 2014

New Month/New Music Time At The Crossroads

Come Back Baby, the latest from Linsey Alexander
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November 7/9

It’s “New Month/New Music” time as Crossroads teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency at the beginning of every month to highlight the best in new releases.

Among the new blues titles featured this time at the Crossroads are albums from:

Linsey Alexander

Mississippi Heat

Eric Bibb

Rory Block

Big Harp George

Marcia Ball

Billy Boy Arnold

And several new blues saxophone albums for the November saxophone feature.

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