Jonkunnu Express

The Jonkunnu Express rolls through your radio each Saturday night. The show features music of African peoples from the Mediterranean Sea to the Cape of Good Hope, as well as music of the Caribbean islands including Jamaica, Cuba, Barbados, Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and more. Locally produced by Montana Public Radio. 

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American Routes

American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

Muse's Jukebox

Muse's Jukebox presents an eclectic mix of rock, folk, jazz and pop. This show goes wherever the Muse takes it, with each week's rotating host giving the show a distinct flavor. Muse's Jukebox is a favorite with listeners, for Friday night get-togethers with friends or just chillin' at home.

The Muse's Jukebox theme music is "Blues for H.P." by Houston Person.

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Pazz and Jop

Pazz and Jop features vintage and eclectic pop music. A listener once described this program as "that Grateful Dead-Bob Dylan show". Pazz and Jop does entwine vintage music of the 60’and 70’s along with some skillful weaving in of cuts from the current millenium.

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Blues on the Move

Recorded blues from early roots to current hits, as well as classic rhythm & blues, southern soul and occasional gospel are featured on this weekly program produced by Montana Public Radio. 

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What I Like About Jazz

What I Like About Jazz is a one-hour jazz program with an emphasis on small groups, ranging from the 1950's to today. 

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Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide is a radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African Diaspora.

As music director Steve Brown curates and selects the classics you hear during our daytime music programing. 

As a musician, Steve serves as a conductor of the Blacksburg Community Band and is Choir Director for his church. He has also written the book, music, lyrics and orchestrations for musicals ("The Prisoner Of Zenda" and "Road To Paradise"). The Roanoke Symphony will premiere his âââââââ

Music Interviews
1:05 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier

Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders.
Andrew De Francesco Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 4:04 pm

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Shots - Health News
1:01 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

As Palliative Care Need Grows, Specialists Are Scarce

Dr. Martha Twaddle talks to a patient and strokes her hair during a visit at the Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter in Skokie, Ill., in 2012.
Antonia Perez MCT /Landov

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 4:59 pm

Baby boomers have never needed more care to ease their pain and suffering. But there simply aren't enough specialists to get the job done.

There's a shortfall of as many as 18,000 physicians focused on palliative care and hospice care. Right now, there are 5,150 hospice programs and 1,635 hospital palliative care teams in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

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