April 26th, 2000

Jazz Fest/Louis Armstrong

 

It's time for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a rite of spring that began over three decades ago and now draws worldwide attention. We'll play music from Jazzfest and take a look at Louis Armstrong's legacy in his centennial year.

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April 19th, 2000

Easter/Passover with Al Green

 

Our Easter/Passover show, as Nick Spitzer talks to the one-and-only Rev. Al Green about growing up in rural Arkansas and how soul music leads to saving souls--including his own. Plus Passover music from downtown trumpeter Steven Bernstein.

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April 12th, 2000

Randy Newman

 

The world of Randy Newman -- from Beethoven to Gershwin, rednecks and short people, L.A. to La. Music from Newman plus Cassandra Wilson, Buck Owens, Slim Harpo, and Art Blakey.

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April 5th, 2000

Dolly Parton

 

Dolly Parton talks about her musical and family roots in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee where she first broke into song, performed on the radio, and admired the fashion of the local trollop. With Parton's "Coat of Many Colors" and hear music from across the American spectrum.

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