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Remembering Lionel Ferbos

Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, the oldest jazz musician in New Orleans, died on July 19, 2014, two days after his 103rd birthday. Read about Mr. Ferbos’ life in music here…

Listen to Nick Spitzer’s 2007 interview with Lionel Ferbos here…

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May 28th, 2014

NEA's Adam Kampe Talks With Nick Spitzer About American Routes Abroad

By Adam Kampe Listen Here… NEA grantee American Routes has been on the air for almost 16 years, educating and entertaining audiences about all sorts of American music and cultural heritage. Now… Continued

May 1st, 2014

American Routes: Songs and Stories from the Road

American Routes is celebrating its 12th anniversary on the air with the release of American Routes: Songs and Stories From the Road, a double CD collection of favorite interviews and stories from… Continued