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Kermit Ruffins
KERMIT RUFFINS appearing in 109 shows and/or playlists

KERMIT RUFFINS

EPISODES OF AMERICAN ROUTES WITH KERMIT RUFFINS

FROM THE SHOW: LOUIS ARMSTRONG CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

From the show "Louis Armstrong Centennial Celebration" originally aired on August 1st, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: JAZZ FEST/LOUIS ARMSTRONG

From the show "Jazz Fest/Louis Armstrong" originally aired on April 26th, 2000

TROMBONE SHORTY... CASTS A LONG SHADOW

This week on American Routes, we're celebrating the life and music of Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews. Schooled in the sounds of his family and New Orleans' Treme neighborhood, Shorty has been a musician since the age of four. His natural prowess as a trombonist and trumpeter has carried Shorty from his roots in traditional jazz and popular tunes to funk and distinctively new New Orleans music as heard on the recent CD Parking Lot Symphony. We'll hear a classic concert, where he joins Kermit Ruffins upriver in St. Paul, MN... and then return to New Orleans where Troy takes the stage with his students from the Trombone Shorty Academy, as Andrews mentors the city's next generation of musicians.

AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

Ring in the new year with some of our favorite live music. We'll have a set from New Orleans' trumpet player, Kermit Ruffins with an all-star Crescent City band featuring vocalist Thais Clark. Lafayette, Louisiana's Pine Leaf Boys bring rock and roll energy to their own version of traditional Cajun music. Step into a holiday soiree of reels, jigs and waltzes by French fiddlers in Westbrook, Maine. And pull up a set for a club set from singer and banjo player Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders. It's a festive set of live music that will keep you swinging well into 2012.

AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

Ring in the new year with some of our favorite live music. We'll have a set from New Orleans' trumpet player, Kermit Ruffins with an all-star Crescent City band featuring vocalist Thais Clark. Lafayette, Louisiana's Pine Leaf Boys bring rock and roll energy to their own version of traditional Cajun music. Step into a holiday soiree of reels, jigs and waltzes by French fiddlers in Westbrook, Maine. And pull up a set for a club set from singer and banjo player Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders. It's a festive set of live music that will keep you swinging well into 2009.

AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

Ring in the new year with some of our favorite live music from 2007. We'll have a set from New Orleans' trumpet player Kermit Ruffins, joined by an all-star Crescent City band featuring vocalist Thais Clark. Lafayette, Louisiana's Pine Leaf Boys bring rock and roll energy to their own version of traditional Cajun music. Step into a holiday soiree of reels, jigs and waltzes by French fiddlers in Westbrook, Maine. And pull up a seat for a club set from singer and banjo player Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders. It's a festive set of live music that will keep you swinging well into 2008.

AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

It's been 5 years since American Routes first hit the airwaves, and we're celebrating! Hour 1 highlights include well-wishes from listeners, anniversary songs, and great conversations over the years with Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, the late Jerry Garcia, Norah Jones, Dolly Parton and Harry Shearer (of The Simpsons). Devoted fans will be amused by a look at our retro selves, and new listeners can hear how this all started! Hour 2 is our 5th Anniversary concert at the House of Blues, with New Orleans greats Irma Thomas, Frogman Henry, Kermit Ruffins and Henry Butler, and special guests Shemekia Copeland and Keb' Mo'.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG CELEBRATION

August 4 marks the 101st birthday of New Orleans' trumpet player and singer--and America's most important jazz musician--Louis Armstrong. In celebration of Satchmo's birthday, we speak with members of his All-Stars band, Joe Muranyi (clarinet) and Arvell Shaw (bass). On the ground in New Orleans, young trumpeters Nicholas Payton and Kermit Ruffins offer their perspectives on "Pops'" influence today. Also, a look at how the Marsalis family honored Armstrong's centennial, and music from collaborators King Oliver, Jimmie Rodgers, Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday.

FROM THE SHOW: LABOR DAY: ROOTS ROCK & SOUL, JAZZ & THE WORKING WO/MAN'S BLUES

From the show "Labor Day: Roots Rock & Soul, Jazz & the Working Wo/Man's Blues" originally aired on August 30th, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: OF HIGHWAYS AND HOME: ALISON KRAUSS AND ALYNDA SEGARRA

From the show "Of Highways and Home: Alison Krauss and Alynda Segarra" originally aired on August 23rd, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVALS OF NOW AND YORE: SONNY ROLLINS, MCCOY TYNER, HERLIN RILEY, CELIA CRUZ, LEE KONITZ, TOPSY CHAPMAN & MORE

From the show "New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals of Now and Yore: Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Herlin Riley, Celia Cruz, Lee Konitz, Topsy Chapman & More " originally aired on May 3rd, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: OF HIGHWAYS AND HOME: ALISON KRAUSS AND ALYNDA SEGARRA

From the show "Of Highways and Home: Alison Krauss and Alynda Segarra" originally aired on April 5th, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES AND NEW ORLEANS NIGHTLIFE

From the show "Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and New Orleans Nightlife" originally aired on February 15th, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: MODERN TRADITIONS: BEN HARPER AND CARL LEBLANC

From the show "Modern Traditions: Ben Harper and Carl LeBlanc" originally aired on January 4th, 2017

FROM THE SHOW: FROM BACKROADS TO BACKATOWN: DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS AND TROMBONE SHORTY

From the show "From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty" originally aired on October 19th, 2016

FROM THE SHOW: HOME GROWN SOUL: BOOKER T. JONES & JIMMY HUGHES

From the show "Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes" originally aired on October 11th, 2016

FROM THE SHOW: MODERN TRADITIONS: BEN HARPER AND CARL LEBLANC

From the show "Modern Traditions: Ben Harper and Carl LeBlanc" originally aired on November 11th, 2015

FROM THE SHOW: MODERN TRADITIONS: BEN HARPER AND CARL LEBLANC

From the show "Modern Traditions: Ben Harper and Carl LeBlanc" originally aired on November 5th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: BY ANY OTHER NAME...

From the show "By Any Other Name..." originally aired on October 8th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES AND NEW ORLEANS NIGHTLIFE

From the show "Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and New Orleans Nightlife" originally aired on September 17th, 2014

FROM THE SHOW: MODERN TRADITIONS: BEN HARPER AND CARL LEBLANC

From the show "Modern Traditions: Ben Harper and Carl LeBlanc" originally aired on November 13th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: FROM BACKROADS TO BACKATOWN: DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS AND TROMBONE SHORTY

From the show "From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty" originally aired on October 9th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES AND NEW ORLEANS NIGHTLIFE

From the show "Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and New Orleans Nightlife" originally aired on September 18th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: HOME GROWN SOUL: BOOKER T. JONES & JIMMY HUGHES

From the show "Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes" originally aired on March 27th, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: MODERN TRADITION: BEN HARPER AND CARL LEBLANC

From the show "Modern Tradition: Ben Harper and Carl LeBlanc" originally aired on January 23rd, 2013

FROM THE SHOW: FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES AND THE NEW ORLEANS NIGHTLIFE

From the show "Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and the New Orleans Nightlife" originally aired on September 19th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: FROM BACKROADS TO BACKATOWN: DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS AND TROMBONE SHORTY

From the show "From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty" originally aired on March 7th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: LUCINDA WILLIAMS & CAROL FRAN

From the show "Lucinda Williams & Carol Fran" originally aired on February 29th, 2012

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 28th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: BY ANY OTHER NAME...

From the show "By Any Other Name..." originally aired on March 23rd, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: FROM BACKROADS TO BACKATOWN: DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS AND TROMBONE SHORTY

From the show "From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty" originally aired on February 9th, 2011

FROM THE SHOW: HUGH MASEKELA & JOSHUA ALLEN

From the show "Hugh Masekela & Joshua Allen" originally aired on December 8th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: HOME GROWN SOUL: BOOKER T. JONES & JIMMY HUGHES

From the show "Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes" originally aired on November 10th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: NURSERY RHYME BLUES: MUSIC BY, FOR AND ABOUT... KIDS

From the show "Nursery Rhyme Blues: Music By, For and About... Kids" originally aired on September 22nd, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: FROM BACKROADS TO BACKATOWN: DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS AND TROMBONE SHORTY

From the show "From Backroads to Backatown: Drive-By Truckers and Trombone Shorty" originally aired on July 7th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: HOME GROWN SOUL: BOOKER T. JONES & JIMMY HUGHES

From the show "Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes" originally aired on November 4th, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: HOME GROWN SOUL: BOOKER T. JONES & JIMMY HUGHES

From the show "Home Grown Soul: Booker T. Jones & Jimmy Hughes" originally aired on April 22nd, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: BY ANY OTHER NAME...

From the show "By Any Other Name..." originally aired on April 1st, 2009

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 31st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: HUGH MASEKELA & JOSHUA ALLEN

From the show "Hugh Masekela & Joshua Allen" originally aired on October 1st, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: NURSERY RHYME BLUES: MUSIC BY, FOR AND ABOUT... KIDS

From the show "Nursery Rhyme Blues: Music By, For and About... Kids" originally aired on September 3rd, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: AFTER THE STORM X: DOG DAYS OF AUGUST

From the show "After the Storm X: Dog Days of August" originally aired on August 20th, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: LUCINDA WILLIAMS & CAROL FRAN

From the show "Lucinda Williams & Carol Fran" originally aired on January 30th, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: JAZZ FEST WITH ALLEN TOUSSAINT

From the show "Jazz Fest with Allen Toussaint" originally aired on April 29th, 1998

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S IN A NAME?

From the show "What's in a Name?" originally aired on October 6th, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: DO YOU LIKE AMERICAN MUSIC?

From the show "Do You Like American Music?" originally aired on September 8th, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: JAZZ FEST WITH EARL PALMER

From the show "Jazz Fest with Earl Palmer" originally aired on April 28th, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: DO YOU LIKE AMERICAN MUSIC?

From the show "Do You Like American Music?" originally aired on November 8th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER/PASSOVER WITH AL GREEN

From the show "Easter/Passover with Al Green" originally aired on April 19th, 2000

FROM THE SHOW: RESOLUTIONS FOR A NEW YEAR

From the show "Resolutions for a New Year" originally aired on December 26th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER/PASSOVER WITH AL GREEN

From the show "Easter/Passover with Al Green" originally aired on April 11th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: WHAT'S IN A NAME?

From the show "What's in a Name?" originally aired on March 7th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: ELIXIRS

From the show "Elixirs" originally aired on February 28th, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: RESOLUTIONS FOR A NEW YEAR

From the show "Resolutions for a New Year" originally aired on January 3rd, 2001

FROM THE SHOW: ALTERED STATES: MUSIC AND ELIXIRS

From the show "Altered States: Music and Elixirs" originally aired on January 23rd, 2002

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on December 24th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on December 24th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on December 24th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on December 24th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: SPORTS & MUSIC

From the show "Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Sports & Music" originally aired on October 15th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on July 30th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on July 30th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on July 30th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

From the show "American Routes 5th Anniversary" originally aired on July 30th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: CARNIVAL

From the show "Carnival" originally aired on February 26th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: SPORTS & MUSIC

From the show "Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Sports & Music" originally aired on October 6th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: EASTER/PASSOVER WITH AL GREEN

From the show "Easter/Passover with Al Green" originally aired on April 7th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: CARNIVAL

From the show "Carnival" originally aired on February 18th, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: AFTER THE STORM III: WE KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS

From the show "After the Storm III: We Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans" originally aired on November 2nd, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: LUCINDA WILLIAMS / CAROL FRAN

From the show "Lucinda Williams / Carol Fran" originally aired on October 26th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: LABOR DAY WITH TOOTS HIBBERT AND JOHNNY RIVERS

From the show "Labor Day with Toots Hibbert and Johnny Rivers" originally aired on August 31st, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: VISIONS OF GENIUS: REMEMBERING RAY CHARLES

From the show "Visions of Genius: Remembering Ray Charles" originally aired on June 29th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: LUCINDA WILLIAMS AND CAROL FRAN

From the show "Lucinda Williams and Carol Fran" originally aired on March 2nd, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: ALTERED STATES: MUSIC AND ELIXIRS

From the show "Altered States: Music and Elixirs" originally aired on January 26th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: HUGH MASEKELA & JOSHUA ALLEN

From the show "Hugh Masekela & Joshua Allen" originally aired on October 18th, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: LABOR DAY WITH TOOTS HIBBERT AND JOHNNY RIVERS

From the show "Labor Day with Toots Hibbert and Johnny Rivers" originally aired on August 30th, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: VISIONS OF GENIUS: REMEMBERING RAY CHARLES

From the show "Visions of Genius: Remembering Ray Charles" originally aired on June 28th, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS

From the show "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" originally aired on February 22nd, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: AMERICAN ROUTES LIVE ON NEW YEAR'S

From the show "American Routes Live on New Year's" originally aired on December 26th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: SPORTS & MUSIC

From the show "Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Sports & Music" originally aired on October 17th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: BY ANY OTHER NAME

From the show "By Any Other Name" originally aired on October 10th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: NURSERY RHYME BLUES: MUSIC BY, FOR AND ABOUT KIDS

From the show "Nursery Rhyme Blues: Music By, For and About Kids" originally aired on September 12th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: HUGH MASEKELA & JOSHUA ALLEN

From the show "Hugh Masekela & Joshua Allen" originally aired on May 16th, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: BY ANY OTHER NAME

From the show "By Any Other Name" originally aired on March 21st, 2007

FROM THE SHOW: MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS

From the show "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" originally aired on February 14th, 2007

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