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In Your Ear Episode 52: Corey Harris

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:30am -- WCVE

A native of Colorado, but a citizen of the world. Well traveled and adventurous Delta bluesman Corey Harris has made a career out of infusing the Delta blues with the music of West Africa, the Caribbean and New Orleans to make a significant statement that commands attention. In this edition of the program, we’ll share highlights of an intimate Studio A performance that spotlights his songs and the stories behind them.

In Your Ear Episode 51: Eli West & Friends

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:19am -- WCVE

Our special guests for this week’s program hail from both coasts and bring their own individual artistry and sensibilities to a seasoned trio led by Seattle’s Eli West, a gifted guitarist and songwriter who we first encountered in a brotherly vocal duo with fellow Northwesterner Cahalen Morrison. Those shoes would be filled on this March evening by mandolinist and professor at the Berklee College of Music, Joe K. Walsh who’s toured with Darol Anger, the Gibson Brothers and Joy Kills Sorrow.

In Your Ear Episode 49: Tellico

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:53pm -- WCVE

Those of you who’ve been to many of our concerts over the years and listened to this program are no doubt aware of how often we seem to draw from the rich proving ground of roots music being created in Carolina. Past Studio A guests include the Kruger Brothers, the Harris and Moore Brothers, Mipso, River Whyless and the Snyder Family. All with tar on their heels.