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Marcia Ball On Piano Jazz

Marcia Ball bends our understanding of blues with her melding of deep southern melodies and rhythms.

Marcia Ball On Piano Jazz

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Liz Brasher Storms Stubb's Stage With 'Outcast'

The Memphis-based Slingshot artist combines the blues with American roots and hard rock. Her enormous voice shines on a performance of the title track from her upcoming debut EP at our 2018 Showcase.

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds On Mountain Stage

Listen as the blues-rock veterans perform a mix of hits, including the band's Top 40 smash "Tuff Enuff" and a Junior Parker cover, with an assist from guitarist Anson Funderburgh.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds On Mountain Stage

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The North Mississippi Allstars On 'Mountain Stage'

The modern day torchbearers of Mississippi blues make their third appearance on Mountain Stage and play songs from their latest release, Prayer For Peace.

The North Mississippi Allstars On 'Mountain Stage'

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Talent And Tourism Keep Blues Alive In Clarksdale, Mississippi

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Join Jazz Night in America on a visit to Clarksdale, Miss., where struggling musicians are reaping the benefits of blues tourism.

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Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

On his fourth visit to Mountain Stage, the Grammy-winning blues artist performs songs from throughout his four-decade career.

Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

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Holly Hofmann On Piano Jazz

Hear the classically trained flutist bring her bluesy style to this 2002 episode, featuring a performance with Marian McPartland.

Holly Hofmann On Piano Jazz

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Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

Hear the revered blues musician play songs from his solo debut on the 900th episode of Mountain Stage.

Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

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Watch Live Performances By Dan Wilson, Son Little, Martin Sexton Trio And More

Stream performances from a diverse group of songwriters as they celebrate fall with Mountain Stage, live at the Culture Center Theater.

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ALA.NI

ALA.NI captures and conveys a reverent love of early-20th-century music, while injecting those sounds with charisma and charm well suited for any era.