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Jay Leonhart Trio

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Recorded Monday, March 13th, 2017 at WVIA Public Media Studios

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Review: Juana Molina, 'Halo'

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On the Argentine singer's new album, she's reached a zen place where the very texture of a tone becomes its own language.

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Kaile Martinelli and Hailey Argenta

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Kaile Martinelli and Hailey Argenta are WVIA's Artists of the Week

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First Listen: The Mountain Goats, 'Goths'

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For John Darnielle, goth isn't a sound or a style so much as a state of mind: a source of comfort and connection for more than just the young and lost.

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Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'

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Min Kym had found her perfect partner in a 1696 Stradivarius — until it was snatched in a London cafe. She comes to terms with the loss in her new memoir, Gone: A Girl, A Violin, A Life Unstrung.

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Bill Goodwin Quartet

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Recorded Monday, March 13th, 2017 at WVIA Public Media Studios

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All Songs +1: Alice Coltrane's Astonishing 'Ecstatic Music'

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Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Ravi Coltrane — son of John and Alice Coltrane — talks about the music his mother made after she withdrew from her professional career and founded an ashram.

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Review: Marco Pavé, 'Welcome To Grc Lnd'

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The debut full-length from this Memphis MC gives voice to a side of town long overburdened by its own buried legacy.

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'Fargo' Is A Series About The 'Things People Do For Money'

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Noah Hawley says his FX series, now in its third season, explores the central premise of the Coen Brothers' iconic 1996 film. Hawley is also the creator of the FX series Legion.

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The Art Ensemble of Chicago's Free-Wheeling Style Shines In 'Message to Our Folks'

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Paul Steinbeck's new book chronicles the antics, both on and off stage, of the storied jazz ensemble. Critic Kevin Whitehead says Message to Our Folks celebrates the band's success on their own terms.

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