Jazz Blog

Preston Lauterbach on Memphis and B.B. King

I spoke this week with Preston Lauterbach, who's the author of The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'n'Roll.  The critically-acclaimed book was published by Norton in 2011. The Chitlin' Circuit combines original reporting and historical research...

Classical Blog

Greetings from the Danube

First I want to pay tribute to all who made the NEPR cruise on the Beautiful Blue Danube a great success: thanks to Cheryl Willoughby, who kept the classical music on the air while I was away; to the organizers of the tour, Earthbound Expeditions and their staff, Tyson Verse, Tanya Masi and Matthew Brumley; to the more than 50 NEPR listeners...