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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

Bobby shares clips of commentary from jazz bassist virtuoso Christian McBride, as he talks about the formation of his band, Inside Straight -- and the creative impetus for their newly released sophomore CD together, "People Music".

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm

Trumpeter Duke Heitger wasn’t born in New Orleans, but has lived there many years and talked with me on stage in Ascona about the challenges and advantages of a career in this most musical of cities when you aren’t a native.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as he observes Veteran's Day with soul songs honoring the troops.  Artists like Bill Withers, The Players and Frieda Payne will be featured. It all starts this Monday at 7pm!

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

Grammy winning a-capella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock shines a new light on the work of Odetta, Abbey Lincoln and Nina Simone - and marks their own 30 year anniversary with something new: a backing trio.  Performances include Midnight Special, Love Me Or Leave Me, and Feelin' Good.  Wendell Pierce hosts.

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 10:30pm

In his new book "Countdown" best selling author Alan Weisman vividly details the burgeoning effects of our cumulative presence. Can overpopulation ever be controlled? Will the earths natural resources be enough to sustain life? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al sits down with Alan Weisman to discuss the future of our beloved planet.

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 9:00pm

Tonight we talk with the one and only Mike O’Conner, the owner of Bird Watcher’s general Store and author of a great newspaper column on birds. A second collection of these funny and informative pieces has been published as Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me? More Answers To Common and Not So Common Questions About Birding. Tune in tonight and learn about why there are no birds at your feeder, the James Bond of birds and all about That Quail Robert.

Inquiry welcomes back internationally acclaimed birder, photographer and author Rchard Crossley. Tonight, Richard talks about the grassroots organization called Pledge to Fledge that aims to encourage birders from around the world to turn on friends, neighbors and anyone to the wonders of the natural world through an appreciation of birds. For more information, go to: http://www.globalbirdinginitiative.org/pledge-2-fledge/

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

The Tom Nutile Big Band goes back to 1946, when Roy Nutile, Tom’s father, formed the Roy Nutile Band. Tom began playing the clarinet in the 4th grade, and later learned from his father how to run a big band and took over the leadership of his father’s in 2006, which became the Tom Nutile Band. It has amassed over 700 arrangements and is a 15 piece big band that plays a wide variety of swing, Latin dance, jazz and pop throughout New England.

Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 4:00pm

Singer/songwriter and poet, Offiong Bassey stops by the studio to talk with Host Bonnie Johnson about her debut album Offiong Bassey and upcoming birthday concert. Nominated as New Artist of the Year for the 2013 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, Ms. Bassey's music reflects "Afro-Peruvian rhythms and funk to R&B and Nigerian Ekombi". She will perform on Tuesday, November 12th 2013 (8pm) at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston.  Tune in at 4pm.

www.offiongbassey.com

 

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

...along with a few new tracks from CDs recently arrived in the station.

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 11:00am

Every year the summers seem to go by faster and faster. We seem to be careening through life. Yet at other times, like waiting in line at the Registry or listening to a boring lecture, time slows to a crawl. Is the experience of time actively created in our own mind? Tune in tonight to Inquiry for a enlightening talk about our perception of time and what affects it when we speak with CLAUDIA HAMMOND, writer, broadcaster and psychology lecturer. Her new endlessly fascinating book is titled TIME WARPED: UNLOCKING THE MYSTERIES OF TIME PERCEPTION

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