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6:30 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Ray Manzarek, Founding Member Of The Doors, Dies

Ray Manzarek (far right) stands with fellow members of The Doors Jim Morrison (from right), Robby Krieger and John Densmore in 1968. Manzarek died Monday in Germany. He was 74.
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Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist and a founding member of The Doors, died Monday in Germany. He was 74.

A statement from publicist Heidi Ellen Robinson-Fitzgerald said Manzarek died in Rosenheim, Germany, after a long battle with bile duct cancer.

Manzarek and Jim Morrison founded the iconic band after meeting in California. The Doors went on to become one of the most successful rock 'n' roll acts of the 1960s — and continues to have an impact decades after Morrison's death in 1971.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:23 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Murder By Death: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Murder By Death performed live from WCBE's Studio A on May 2nd, 2013! Check out the performances of "Foxglove", and "No Oath, No Spell"! Enjoy!

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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1:40 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Sarah Vaughan: A New Box Set Revels In Glorious Imperfections

Sarah Vaughan performs during the International Jazz Festival of Nice in southeast France in July 1984.
Raph Gatti AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 20, 2013 5:43 pm

Singer Sarah Vaughan came up in the 1940s alongside bebop lions Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, starting out in Earl Hines' big band. Hines had hired her as his singer and deputy pianist, while Gillespie praised her fine ear for chords as she grasped the arcane refinements of bebop harmony.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:03 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Futurebirds Live From Studio A May 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

Futurebirds will perform Live From Studio A

The Athens, GA. based band Futurebirds will bring their psychedelic country sounds to the WCBE studios the day after their show at The Basement.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
8:56 am
Sun May 19, 2013

Della Mae: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Della Mae performed live from WCBE's Studio A on May 17th, 2013! Check out the performance and interview again, and enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:44 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Peter Rowan: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Peter Rowan performed live from WCBE's Studio A on May 15th, 2013! Check out the amazing performance and interview here on Live from Studio A REPLAY. Enjoy!

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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11:50 am
Fri May 17, 2013

The Mutable Meanings Of Music

Drummer Roger Taylor and singer Freddie Mercury (1946 - 1991) of the British rock band Queen perform at the Playhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1st September 1976.
Gary Merrin Getty Images

Originally published on Fri May 17, 2013 4:23 pm

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9:54 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Dawes Monday Night on the World Cafe @8pm!

Dawes
Noah Abrams http://dawestheband.com/

Dawes' latest rock record, Stories Don't End, is their much-anticipated third release and first on their own label. 

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5:05 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Do You Have A Favorite Record Label?

Marie McGrory NPR

Originally published on Wed May 15, 2013 10:13 pm

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4:47 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'

In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make the latest Daft Punk album in a real studio, with real musicians.
David Black Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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4:37 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

A Kind Of Magic: New Latin Music, Sprinkled With Discovery Dust

Puerto Rican singer Raquel Sofia.
Courtesy of The Black Key Group

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 11:00 am

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WCBE Exclusive
8:21 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Della Mae Live From Studio A Fri May 17@2pm!

Credit David McClister

This quintet out of Boston will grace WCBE's studio A as they pass through Columbus.

Currently on tour, they'll be performing at Woodlands Tavern later that night.

Their second release won't be out until May 28th, but you might get to hear some stuff from that release before it comes out.

That's Della Mae on 90.5FM and HD Columbus, 106.3FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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4:39 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vampire Weekend: New Sounds Signal The End Of An Era

Vampire Weekend's third album is titled Modern Vampires of the City. Singer Ezra Koenig (far left) says he sees it as the closing chapter of a trilogy.
Alex John Beck Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 9:17 pm

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1:27 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

South By South Africa: 5 Jazz Acts From The Rainbow Nation

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 1:08 am

Brilliant art often hides in plain sight. Such is the case in South Africa, where, for centuries, the country turned its back on black and "coloured" musicians.

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WCBE Exclusive
9:30 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Chris Trapper Live From Studio A Fri May 17@11am!

A member of The Push Stars, He's now performing solo.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:36 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Peter Rowan Live From Studio A May 15, 2013 @ 2PM!

Peter Rowan will perform Live From Studio A

Bluegrass legend Peter Rowan will play a few songs during The Global Village ahead of his show that night at Woodland's Tavern

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12:18 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

First Listen: G&D, 'The Lighthouse'

Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins' new album as G&D, The Lighthouse, comes out May 21.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon May 27, 2013 10:25 am

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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11:27 am
Mon May 13, 2013

A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz

Trombonist and arranger Melba Liston is one of the women featured in a new documentary about female instrumentalists in jazz, The Girls in the Band.
Carol Comer & Diane Gregg Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 2:29 pm

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has issued a proclamation declaring Friday "Women in Jazz Day" — an attempt at cultural reform that's bound to enjoy the same resounding success as banning oversized sodas. Which is to say: Nice try, Mr. Mayor.

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11:21 am
Mon May 13, 2013

The MIDI Revolution: Synthesizing Music For The Masses

Originally published on Sun May 12, 2013 7:44 am

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5:22 am
Mon May 13, 2013

Covering Pop Hits On YouTube Is Starting To Pay

Tyler Ward says he was able to buy a car and a house with money he made posting videos of himself covering pop hits on YouTube.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 2:32 pm

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