KZUM

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Community Radio in Lincoln, Neb.

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66 Pieces

The Polley Music Library Show discusses music books from a wide range of genres, along with playing music relevant to the artist, style or instrument being discussed. The program occasionally interviews musicians and authors as well.

  • From: KZUM
  • Updated: Apr 25, 2023

Latest Pieces

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On this episode, we talked about YouTube music influencer Andrew Huang's foray into the music book world, "Make Your Own Rules,' a book packed with...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2024
  • Length: 27:27
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On this episode, we talked about "Earlier," the new memoir by music journalist and musician Sasha Frere-Jones. We listened to some of his music, too.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2024
  • Length: 29:26
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On this episode, we talked about the new book "Lit-Rock," a collection of essays that explore the many ways that literature and pop/rock music have...

  • Added: May 25, 2024
  • Length: 27:28
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On this episode, we talked about the book "The Free Musics" by Jack Wright," one of America's foundational free improvisation artists who is still ...

  • Added: May 18, 2024
  • Length: 28:29
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On this episode, we talked about a new installment of the 33 1/3 Genre series that explores the short-lived but influential German musical style Ne...

  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 28:25
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On this episode, we talked about the new book "Living Space" by Michael E. Veal, which is a thorough and creative examination of John Coltrane's fr...

  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 28:27
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On this episode, we talked about producer Ian Brennan's new book "Missing Music," in which he discusses his latest song collecting activities durin...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2024
  • Length: 28:31
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On this episode, we talked about the book "The Musician as Philosopher," which explores several important musicians who worked in the New York City...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2024
  • Length: 28:13
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On this episode, we talked about the book "Transfigured New York," which features interviews with NYC experimental musicians of the 1980s, first fe...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2024
  • Length: 27:36
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On this episode, we talked about the new book "Rock Guitar Virtuosos," an academic book that acts as a study of old and new guitar shredders, what ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2024
  • Length: 29:00