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Higher Ground Playlist

The Higher Ground Playlist is a searchable list of all the selections played over the past eight years. Read more

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From the Capitol Rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin at 12 Noon, it's the 35th Annual "Tribute and Ceremony" honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This event, produced and hosted by Dr. Jonathan Overby, celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King in words and music with guest speaker Van Jones,...Read more

Creole Choir Of Cuba


The Creole Choir of Cuba is a Cuban musical group signed to Peter Gabriel's record label - Realworld Records.  This vocal collective, one of many in Cuba, is...Read more

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Socks In The Frying Pan

Featuring guitar, fiddle, banjo and some nifty negotiation on the  squeezebox (a colloquial expression referring to any musical instrument of the general class of hand-held bellows-driven free reed aerophones such as the accordion and the concertina), Socks In The Frying Pan is a trio...Read more

Nasio Fontaine, Reggae Artist

In 2006 while traveling through the Caribbean conducting research on various styles of music authored in the region, I landed on the Island of Martinique and quickly found my way to a surprisingly well-stocked record shop with volumes of various genres found in world music.

Within a half-...Read more

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