WoodWarbler's JazzGrass Radio Show

Series produced by Brian Aust

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Image by: Meg Gibson Art 

Exploring the sonic continuum between traditional bluegrass and all that jazz connotes in a 2-hr weekly program. ALL SHOWS ARE EVERGREEN. They will either sound fresh any time OR are contextually specific to a season (e.g., "Summerama," "Spring Resurgence" etc.) or in some instances a date on the calendar (e.g., "Radio Independence" is for the 4th of July), but do not expire and will sound relevant at any future corresponding time.

Often thematic and always illuminating, JazzGrass offers listeners fabulous sounds of bluegrass, jazz and artists that blend these along with other styles together. If you’ve been craving a radio show featuring outstanding music that typically never receives airplay, this is the show to satisfy a craving you may not have known ever existed. Features traditional & progressive music, virtuosic acoustic & hybrid electro-jamgrass, and virtuosic jazz. Artists featured include & were inspired by: Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, J.D. Crowe & The New South, Doc Watson, Jerry Douglas, Tony Rice, Peter Rowan, Hot Rize, David Grisman's "Dawg" style, Bela Fleck, New Grass Revival, Infamous Stringdusters, Leftover Salmon, Django Reinhardt....plus the Jazz Masters of the 20th Century and beyond.


Additional Files

192 Pieces

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Another two hours of what in-carnation is going on out there in the world, by way of bluegrass, jazz and that slippery sonic sloping spectrum in be...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:40

  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:10
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As heard along the legendary Single Chair at Mad River Glen ski area, the setting from which JazzGrass was originally adapted into a radio program.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:40
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In the year 2018, Mad River Glen ski area opened on Thanksgiving weekend for the first time in sixteen seasons. This is a snapshot of what it soun...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:10
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What the skiing faithful at Mad River Glen go wild for when making their passage through Midstation on the Single Chair...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:56:00
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Straight from Mad River Glen's midstation on the Single Chair to your ears, these tunes are fan favorites that have been in heavy rotation for over...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:56:00
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From whence WoodWarbler's JazzGrass was born, these are the sounds of bluegrass, jazz and connective sonic materials that formed this program's gen...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:06
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High on a mountainside in Vermont, the WoodWarbler's JazzGrass Radio Show was born in the early 2000s out of a desire to accompany hard work with g...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:54:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Over fourteen episodes, the JazzGrass Origin Series has explored the instrumentation, compositions, arrangement and other direct influences that le...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:27
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Inspirations from the rock & roll end of the JazzGrass sonic spectrum....

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:01
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The finest musicians in the genres of jazz, bluegrass and that slippery sonic space between are those that make pre-existing material sound like th...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:40
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The funkiest Origin Series installment yet, featuring the best & brightest to ever lay fingers on the Hammond organ!

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Most of the greatest trumpet players ever to play that thing called jazz, all rolled into one JazzGrass program.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The best jazz drummers ever to bash them skins and make rhythm are featured in the 10th installment of the JazzGrass' Origins Series.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:18
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Piano masters that have shaped my understanding of jazz music are represented in this ninth Origin Series installment.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:49
  • Purchases: 1
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In some ways, the saxophone is the quintessential jazz instrument. Volume 8 of "The Origin Series" explores the crucial sax players of music histor...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:54:37
  • Purchases: 2
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The Origins of JazzGrass continues with a definitive statement about the most influential composers the show has featured over the years.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:20
Caption: On the air at WMRW-Warren, Vermont in 2007
Perhaps the least understood of bluegrass instruments is the resonator guitar, a.k.a the dobro. Only a relatively small handful of enlightened mus...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:56:30
Caption: Gordon Stone performing on the air at the WGDR-Plainfiield studio during the show 2011, Credit: B. Aust
This next installment of the JazzGrass Origin Series presents the signature instrument of bluegrass, newgrass and jamgrass.....the banjos that dest...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Origins of JazzGrass continues with a first pass through the most influential guitar players in bluegrass, jazz, progressive acoustic and relat...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:40