HPPR hosts & contributors
Since it's debut in 1988, Riverwalk Jazz, Live from the Landing has become one of the finest of all jazz radio series. Featuring the Jim Cullum Jazz Band along with a variety of guests paying musical tribute to the 20s and 30s, the show is well-scripted, educational and entertaining.
A celebration of grassroots Americana music. Hear folk, bluegrass and acoustic singer-songwriter music.
Hosted by folk singer Michael Jonathon, Woodsongs is a multi-media celebration of grass roots music run entirely by volunteers! Featuring live performances from bluegrass, folk, and Americana artists performed at the Kentucky Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky.
Friday Night Blues began as a two-hour program called Blues After Hours. It soon evolved into the four-hour program it currently is. It showcases the talents of blues musicians from classic performers, such as Watermelon Slim, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters, to contemporary artists like James Hunter, Susan Tedeschi, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
The Folk Sampler is a syndicated radio program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978. Hosted by Mike Flynn, The Folk Sampler is about gardens and home grown tomatoes. It's about making things with your hands. It's about small towns and home- town people. It's about the big cities and the hurry that goes with them.
Produced in Memphis, Tennessee, this engaging program covers the world with the heartfelt sounds and colorful stories of the Blues and its music makers. Each week, Beale Street Caravan takes listeners to the greatest Blues venues in Memphis and around the US featuring intimate performances from the world's best Blues and recorded in front of live audiences.
Host Bob Christiansen guides listeners through evenings of classical music on Mondays and Tuesdays as the week begins. Host Alison Young is on Wednesdays to continue exploring selections of classical music from throughout the ages.
All Things Considered: Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio news magazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand the world. HPPR adds a High Plains perspective with regional weather and community events.
This year's 52 weekly two-hour broadcasts will be taken from virtually the Orchestra's entire 2011-2012 subscription season, and will be interspersed with programs taken from the Philharmonic's international tours, their Summertime Classics Series, their residency at Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival in Colorado, as well as their extensive library of commercial and archival recordings. This gives music lovers the opportunity to hear this magnificent and highly successful orchestra each week.