Musicians in Their Own Words Explore a series of first-person radio stories that get inside the creative lives of a variety of creative musicians: jazz vocalists, congueros, dobro virtuosos, concert violinists, punk singers and more. Features in the series are produced by series creator David Schulman and NPR's Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr.
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Musicians in Their Own Words

Explore a series of first-person radio stories on the creative lives of a variety of musicians.

Olivia Block's recent compositions are a mix of music and found voices — often taken from used microcassette tapes, artifacts from the answering-machine era. Michael Schmelling/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Composer Finds A Trove Of Ghostly Voices, Stuck Out Of Time

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