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Airs Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10 p.m. A panel of music writers and Lou Reed fans sample the late musician's catalog through the years and suggest what made him important to the history of rock music. Songs from both Reed's days with the Velvet Underground and his solo career are highlighted.

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Airs Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 8 p.m. Catherine Russell remembers her late mother, singer Carline Ray, in a performance honoring the vocal jazz trio tradition. Russell is known for her work with Steely Dan and David Bowie, but also as an interpreter of blues and early jazz music. For this episode of Jazz Night in America, she hones in on this style with arrangements originally reworked by Sy Oliver for Carline Ray. Also, Russell shares stories of her mother’s journey in jazz through coming up in the 1940s as a black woman.

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Airs Wednesday, December 21, at 9 p.m. Every December the glee clubs of Morehouse and Spelman colleges get together to celebrate the season in concert.  Join Korva Coleman for a holiday tradition-Christmas with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs, from NPR. The choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges, two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. 

Repeat Broadcast Wednesday, December 23 at 10 p.m. Celebrate the Return of the Sun --  and the Warming of the Earth with an exuberant Feast of Sound captured live in the majestic Cathedral of St. John the Divine. WNYC's John Schaefer hosts this all new performance, featuring the Paul Winter Consort with Paul McCandless, gospel singer Theresa Thomason, Danny Rivera -- the "National Voice of Puerto Rico”, and Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature percussion and dance ensemble.

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Haunt The House - 11:00AM-11:40AM
Bahamas - 12:25PM-1:10PM
The Lone Bellow - 2:30PM-3:15PM
Calexico - 3:15PM**-3:45PM
The Tallest Man - 4:00-5:00PM
Heartless Bastards - 5:05PM-5:50PM
Watkins Family Hour - 5:50PM**-6:35PM

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