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JP Marat and Big Barking Dog present a Punk Rock Christmas

Bad Religion - O come, o come Emmanuel, Bad Religion - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Bad Religion - What Child is This, Bad Religion - Angels we have heard on high, Bad Religion - American Jesus, Smash Mouth - Snoopy’s Christmas, Bankrupt - I want you to want me . . . for Christmas, Batfoot! - All I want for Christmas is you, Hoist the Colors - O Holy Night, Blink 182 - I won’t be home for Christmas

28:56 minutes (52.98 MB)

JP Marat and Big Barking Dog present a Soulful Christmas

Ray Charles and Betty Carter - Baby It’s Cold Outside, Mary Wilson - All I want for Christmas is you, James Brown - Sweet Little Baby Boy, Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), Miles Davis and Friends - Blue Xmas, Ray Charles - The Christmas Song, Tony Braxton and Babyface - Have yourself a merry little Christmas

29:36 minutes (54.2 MB)

Your Music 2018 Afro-rock, funk, and Pop retrospective


1:59:59 minutes (164.79 MB)

A survey of Black funk-rock artists from several decades and several countries (and not just the men).

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


55:34 minutes (76.31 MB)

Future Sabotage - An interview with Ryan Metz about AI, Machine Learning and the social impact

An interview with Ryan Metz - Machine Learning engineer about the social impact of AI

1:07:35 minutes (41.49 MB)

Bus Bass Show VOL 135


59:28 minutes (68.06 MB)

Hawstyle serves up anotherjungle dnb rinse out.

Your Music 2018 Gamelon, featuring Nori Bucci


1:59:59 minutes (164.78 MB)

Gamelon was a jazz-fusion band from ther Buffalo, New York area that performed and toured, locally for more than a decade until 2012. They featured a succession of excellent lead guitarists, including Nori Bucci, who also wrote much of their material.

Bob Larson - 12/15/18 Hour 2

I’ll be playing jazz of all styles; hard bop, vocal, fusion, big band, latin, etc. Anything with a jazz influence may be a candidate. I’ve been collecting music all of my adult life and now have the opportunity to share it. Also, there will be a lot of local artists, past and present.

56:28 minutes (103.4 MB)

Art Farmer - Isfahan - Soul Eyes Live At The Blue Note
Billie Holiday - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm - Love Songs
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra - Well, Git It! - Big Band Jazz [Disc 2]
Keith Henson Octet - Carnival - Perkin' With The Keith Henson Octet
Vanessa Rubin with Etta James - But Not for Me - Jazz Vocalists: Hear & Now [Disc 2]
Thelonious Monk - Ruby, My Dear - Memorial Album: His Prestige & Riverside Years (1954-1959)
Kim Pensyl - Blues for Monk - At The Moment
Joe Beck - Star Fire Aka The Saddest Thing - Beck
Trombone Shorty - Tripped Out Slim - Blue Note: The New Groove
Cyrus Chestnut - Golliwog's Cakewalk - Kaleidoscope
Prime Time Big Band - It Don't Mean a Thing - Live at the Ironwood

Bob Larson - 12/15/18 Hour 1

I’ll be playing jazz of all styles; hard bop, vocal, fusion, big band, latin, etc. Anything with a jazz influence may be a candidate. I’ve been collecting music all of my adult life and now have the opportunity to share it. Also, there will be a lot of local artists, past and present.

57:22 minutes (105.05 MB)

Don Ellis - Indian Lady - Electric Bath
Joe Pass - Robbins Nest - Eximous
Collective Reaction - Lady - Breaking Ground
Kurt Elling - Change Partners/If You Never Come To Me - Nightmoves
Lee Konitz - Stairway to the Stars - The Art of the Ballad
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five - I'm Gonna Leave You On The Outskirts Of Town - 1941-1944
The Jamie Baum Septet + - Song Without Words (for S. James Baum) - Bridges
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Mustt Mustt (Lost in His Work) - Mustt Mustt
Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra - Protest - Blues for Tahrir

Conscious Voices Zionism and Black Radicalism


59:59 minutes (82.37 MB)

Talk by Morgan State University professor of communications, Jared Ball on the intersection of modern Pan-Africanism and the anti-zionist movement.

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