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Songs: Georgia Rag and Please Don't Go by Automatic Slim

Baltimore bluesman Automatic Slim plays Georgia Rag and Please Don't Go at the NCPR studio as a guest on The Blue Note, Tuesday, July 3, 2001.  Go to full article

Orchestra of Northern New York Prepares Summer Pops Concert

The Orchestra of Northern New York prepares for 2001: A Musical Odyssey--its Summer Pops Concert. Todd Moe talks with conductor Ken Andrews.  Go to full article

Interview: Mimi Rabson returns to North Country for Norwood Village Green Concert

A conversation with violinist and composer Mimi Rabson. She returns to the North Country tonight for a concert in Norwood with her sister, Ann Rabson. Since graduating from Potsdam High School in the late '70s, Mimi Rabson's musical career has taken her around the world. Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Songs of the Great Lakes

Songs of the Great Lakes--reviving 200 years of sailors' traditions. From the Great Lakes Radio Consortium.  Go to full article

Interview: Bill Summers, Los Hombres Calientes at Discover Jazz Fest in Burlington

David Sommerstein talks with Bill Summers, percussionist for Los Hombres Calientes, coming this weekend to the Discover Jazz Festival in Burlington. He samples the hot...  Go to full article

Teaching Cranes to Migrate

Biologists have succeeded in teaching a common type of crane to migrate. Now they can work on its endangered relative. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Susan Stephens...  Go to full article

Interview: Phillip Glass

Todd Moe talks with contemporary composer Phillip Glass. He and Foday Musa Suso blend Western and World music Saturday night at the Flynn Center in Burlington.  Go to full article

Maelstrom Percussion Wraps Up North Visit

A profile of the Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble, the Buffalo-based group is working with students in the Plattsburgh area, and wrapping up their visit with a concert at the...  Go to full article

Malawi Singers Visit North Country

Music traditions of Malawi--a live performance by singers from the Presbyterian Synod of Livingstonia in the warm heart of Africa. Todd Moe speaks with members of the...  Go to full article

Three Hymns from Malawi

A delegation from Malawi is visiting the region this month, sponsored by the Presbytery of Northern New York. Members sing three songs from the Hymnal of the Presbyterian...  Go to full article

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