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Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm)
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm) Sun, Aug 21st from 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Sun Records R&B Story Pt. One
This week we salute the most influential and important record label of all-time, Sun Records. Sam Phillips started the legendary label in Memphis, TN in March, 1952 after successfully recording the debut sides from B.B. King, Ike Turner, Phineas Newborn and Howlin' Wolf and selling the masters to RPM Records in LA and Chess Records in Chicago. This is part one of a two-part feature, leading up to Phillips' groundbreaking, pop culture shifting discovery of Elvis Presley in July, 1954.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Aug 21st from 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Bird Away from Recording Studios
(originally aired 2/7/14)
Jazz Inspired
Jazz Inspired Sun, Aug 21st from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Kurt Elling Part 1
Grammy-winning singer renowned for his singular combination of robust swing and poetic insight.
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride Mon, Aug 22nd from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Emmet Cohen and Houston Person
Live music went dark during the pandemic, but Emmet Cohen found light with his innovative livestreams. The pianist revives a century-old Harlem tradition: the rent party, with "Emmet's Place." We bring you a swinging performance of the Emmet Cohen Trio feat. veteran saxophonist Houston Person, recorded at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm)
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm) Sun, Aug 28th from 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Sun Records R&B Story Pt. Two
On Part 2 of "Juke In The Back"'s 2 part series on Sun Records' early R&B releases, Matt The Cat spotlights 1954 and '55. This was the most important year and a half in Sun's history. In July, 1954, a young former truck driver named Elvis Presley entered 706 Union Avenue in Memphis and laid down the a song that would lead to the rock n' roll explosion of the mid-1950s. This is the thrilling conclusion to the "Juke In The Back" tribute to the most important and influential label in the history of rock n' roll.