Programs A-Z

  • Afterglow is a weekly one-hour program of jazz and American popular song hosted by Mark Chilla.

    The origins of Afterglow are rather misty now, but dogged detective work based entirely on an...

  • All Songs Considered is home to the best new music and a community of fans always ready to share their opinions on the current music scene. You can contact hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton (and the team) directly via...

  • NPR Music's program dedicated to Latin Alternative music and rock in Spanish is hosted by Felix Contreras.

  • American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin, and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by...

  • From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, it’s time for the best in Blues on Beale Street Caravan!

    Beale Street Caravan is a one hour radio series broadcasting live recordings of...

  • Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, and syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, Carnegie Hall Live features some of the world’s greatest performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral...

  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is a one-hour program hosted by Elliott Forrest, which features live recorded performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature...

  • The central mission of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is to present classical music through the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Chicago, national and international audiences.

    The CSO <...

  • Albert Einstein said, "If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.. ...I get most enjoyment in life out of music."

    We seek to improve...

  • Each week on Exploring Music, host Bill McGlaughlin chooses one musical theme and looks at it from a variety of angles over the course of five days. 

    Bill McGlaughlin is a musician, composer, educator, and broadcaster. ...

  •  Folk Alley strives to bring folk music to the world via the Internet, reaching across the miles and the generations to provide global exposure for an art form with long-standing tradition and a loyal fan community.  Folk Alley host Elena See...

  • Broadcast on nearly 100 stations nationwide, Footlight Parade: Sounds of the American Musical is a weekly radio program showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood – songs from the turn of the 20th century to today.  Bill...

  • Join us Sundays at at 8 p.m. for a musical adventure with Global Village. From classic recordings to the latest new releases, from right around the corner to halfway around the world, host Chris Heim presents a wide range of world...

  • Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program, podcast and blog that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods.

  • Hearts of Space grew out of former architect Stephen Hill's fascination with space-creating, ambient and contemplative music. Beginning in 1973, Hill hosted a weekly late-night radio program on...

  • Monday night's Jazz host is KPBX's Jan Munstedt, herself a third-generation musician with great jazz appreciation and an eclectic touch. She often features a long look at a theme or a favorite performer, or a show can take its own...

  • In early 1917, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band made the first jazz recording. Over the next 100 years we've heard transcendent leaps of creativity and staggering virtuosity; we've experienced the music of crushing pain, breathless romance,...

  • Jazz Odyssey is your journey through the world of Modern Jazz. Host Chris Kuborn takes the listener on a musical journey through the latest sounds in Jazz.

    Each week Jazz Odyssey...

  • Since its founding in 1959, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has continued to be one of the country’s most artistically vibrant and innovative orchestras. Millions nationwide have experienced the MSO since 1971 through its radio series –...

  • Night Lights, WFIU's weekly jazz program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focuses on the 1945-1990 era, a timespan that, as Johnson notes, "weirdly parallels Miles Davis on record and the Cold...

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged...

  • Return to the Source provides the polished presentation and insightful selections that you'd expect from a straight-ahead jazz show, and more. It's the real deal.

    Host Doug Turner, a 30-year...

  • Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality,...

  • Sound Opinions is where people who love music can come together.

    You can make discoveries, debate, learn about pop culture, engage, have fun and find new ways to further enrich your lives through music.

    Whether you...

  • Swingin' Down the Lane is dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well. Big bands have been around since the 1920's, and the recent interest in swing music has rekindled the flame. New generations are thrilling to...

  • The Brazilian Hour, made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, promotes the best Brazilian music and culture all around the world. The Cultural Sector of Brazil in Los Angeles created The Brazilian Hour...

  • The International Americana Music Show, presented by Michael Park, features Americana music made exclusively by non-American artists and includes occasional interviews with the artists talking about their work and influences....

  • The Roadhouse is a weekly blues program, delivering the best in all blues sub-genres, featuring segments of jump, classic, live, blues rock, 50s/60s, acoustic, and new blues. The one-hour format allows for complete flexibility...

  • There's no better way to know a country or a people than through its music. The Spanish Hour with Candice Agree invites everyone who has an interest in, a fascination of, and a love for the cultural life of Spain and the...

  • Jim Tevenan provides a look at lesser heard vocal music with Vox Humana: A Celebration of the Human Singing Voice. It covers the gamut of choral music--old and new, sacred and secular, for ensemble small and large. 

  • WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour is an all volunteer, live audience celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it. The show airs on 537 radio stations from Australia to Boston to Dublin, Ireland, on American Forces...