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Interchange – The Troublesome Films of Charles Burnett

We’re joined by James Naremore to discuss the cinema of Charles Burnett, who’s been called the nation’s least-known great filmmaker and the country’s most important African-American director. His major works, such as Killer of Sheep, To Sleep with Anger, The Glass Shield, and Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property explore history’s effect on the structure of family. In films about working-class …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Sam Stephenson

Life magazine photographer Eugene Smith accumulated thousands of hours of audio tapes and images of some of the greatest jazz musicians of the 1950s and ‘60s. Sam Stephenson found the recordings and photos in boxes and got to work preserving and archiving them, a task that led to the book The Jazz Loft Project. Stephenson joins Michael Glab on this …

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Activate! – B’Town Jazz: Fred Parker

Air date: 08/07/2017 Fred Parker’s commitment to the solid presence of jazz music in the Bloomington community is tireless and immeasurably fruitful. When many jazz venues closed in Bloomington, Fred found himself energized, seeing this as an opportunity. He helped an existing organization adapt to a changing music culture through B’Town Jazz. Fred’s work has allowed jazz to reach an …

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Interchange – Pat Kellar: The Making of Hoagy Carmichael

This week on Interchange, Host Trish Kerle’ speaks with Pat Kellar, producer of a documentary film about the life and music of native Bloomingtonian, Hoagy Carmichael, considered one of the 20th centuries greatest composers of American popular standards. Kellar talks about the film, Carmichael’s formative years in Bloomington and Indiana University, his early musical influences, his transition from piano player …

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Saturday’s Child – Sad Sam Blues Jam

Saturday’s Child is WFHB’s longest running live, remote broadcast featuring local musicians from all walks of life. Check out this archived session featuring the Sad Sam Blues Jam. See more at: https://www.reverbnation.com/thesadsambluesjam   Originally Aired: 12/08/2012

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