American Routes

Series produced by American Routes

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American Routes 

American Routes, hosted by Nick Spitzer, is a weekly two-hour public radio program produce at Tulane University in New Orleans. It has been exclusively distributed by PRX since 2011. The show presents a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical.

American Routes is exclusively distributed by PRX and is represented by Ken Mills Agency, LLC. Carriage fees for American Routes are billed separately from PRX.

Fees for American Routes are based on Nielsen Audio market size. They range between $1,000 per quarter for stations in the largest markets to $250 per quarter for smaller and unrated markets. For more information please contact Ken Mills at 612-819-8456 or publicradio@hotmail.com.


575 Pieces

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  • Added: May 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: May 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
Caption: Adonis Rose
with Earl Palmer, JM Van Eaton, and a live set dedicated to James Black from Adonis Rose and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
Caption: Dolly Jacobs
With trapeze artist Dolly Jacobs, one time circus worker Meschiya Lake, a carnival barker, and Little Miss FireFly.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01

  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Supaman
with Cora Harvey Armstrong, Supaman, Jesse Colin Young and Santana

  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:02

  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: The Clancy Brothers
with music from Hank Locklin, The Clancy Brothers and Louis Armstrong, plus a live set from the 80th National Folk Festival with John Doyle, Seamus...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00

  • Added: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: John Boutté, Credit: Marc PoKempner
with music from Trombone Shorty, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ida Cox and Louis Prima, plus a live session with John Boutté

  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Monk Boudreaux
featuring Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and the music of Carnival in New Orleans and around the world

  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:01
Caption: Bessie Smith, Credit: Carl Van Vechten, restored by Adam Cuerden
Exploring the life and times of Bessie Smith, featuring conversations with Annika Chambers and classic songs by Dinah Washington, Nina Simone and A...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: Mona Lisa Saloy
with poet-folklorist Steve Zeitlin and Louisiana’s poet laureate, Mona Lisa Saloy

  • Added: Feb 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Feb 01, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:02

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:59

  • Added: Jan 18, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00
Caption: The Staple Singers
featuring Albert Murray, Julian Bond, Mavis Staples, Harry Belafonte, Mable John, and Mississippi riverboat captain Doc Hawley

  • Added: Jan 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:59:00