Roots

Alejandro Escovedo interview; Drew Peterson of Dead Pigeons came into the studio with his new one. Newer music by Grant Peeples, Moot Davis, Chuck Ragan. Plus, Flo & Eddie reggae, Jon Dee Graham, The True Believers, Blasters, Barrence Whitfield, Martin Sexton, Big George Jackson and more. Click “Episode Details” for full playlist and link to archive.

Today’s entire program honors the life and work of Imamu Amiri Baraka with guest dj J Otis Powell. Check out the deep tracks and Word driven by jazz energy. After 2 tracks from Cedric Watson to get ourselves settled, Sha’ Cage speaks of the event April 12 at the Capri Theater to honor and amplify his energy, co-sponsored by KFAI. A fascinating visit w/ these two spoken word artists who learned of his passion right alongside the Jersey State Poet Laureate, Amiri Baraka. Also includes J Otis with his live in-studio reading/performance. Besides Amiri we hear from Monk, Coltrane, David Murray, Sekou Sundiata, & Curtis Mayfield

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Robert Easley
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

All kinds of new music…and new artists inna Echo Chamber tonight. First up was the sublimely beautiful "The Girl from India" track from Dub Suppliaz, followed by the equally sublime "Bohemia Junction (Bombay Dub's Old School Dub)" from Bombay Dub Orchestra.

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Tunes to hasten spring’s arrival, including songs about fishing, birds and long walks!

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