WFIU

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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

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153 Pieces

Today’s performers bring to life the music of the past on Harmonia—a weekly, one-hour radio program that explores music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and beyond. Join host Angela Mariani each week for an hour of exciting recordings, interviews, live excerpts, and commentary as she invites us to fire up our historical imaginations and spend an hour in the contemporary world of early music.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 25, 2022
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One-hour programs of early music, Harmonia casts new light on music of the distant past.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 30, 2017
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Celebrating the music of living composers.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: May 23, 2012
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204 Pieces

Night Lights, is a weekly thematic one-hour jazz radio program hosted by jazz aficionado David Brent Johnson, focusing on jazz from the 1945-1990 era.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 25, 2022
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46 Pieces

Enjoy these special editions of Night Lights -- a weekly jazz program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focusing on classic jazz from 1945-1990. Visit our online archives and the producer's jazz blog at: http://nightights.blogs.wfiu.org

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Mar 21, 2017
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In the tradition of a classic children's program, PorchLight with Tom Roznowski is a story time for grown-ups, filled with explorations and discoveries offered by the everyday. Original stories, discussions, and recorded music from a wide variety of genres create a sweet hour-long escape from whatever ails you.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Sep 03, 2020
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On Profiles, we talk to notable artists, scholars, and musicians and get to know the person behind the persona.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Apr 19, 2012
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Security Matters – a series of public service audio segments addressing specific cybersecurity threats or vulnerabilities.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Dec 02, 2010
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A one- or two-hour, weekly program, The Soul Kitchen blends sweet soul, funky jazz, old school rock, Americana, and world music into a flavorful gumbo for the ears and spirit. Mixing these genres of sound with a dash of message gives listeners a menu of music that comes from the soul. Join host Brother William Morris for tunes with a groove and music with a message.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 25, 2022
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The Soul Kitchen is a two-hour, weekly program that blends sweet soul, funky jazz, old school rock, Americana, and world music into a flavorful gumbo for the ears and spirit. Mixing these genres of sound with a dash of message gives listeners a menu of music that comes from the soul. Join host Brother William Morris for tunes with a groove and music with a message.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 19, 2022

Latest Pieces

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Dave Brubeck was one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and this week we’re exploring his work with singers like Tony Benne...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In the last of three episodes celebrating Judy Garland’s 100th birthday, we take a closer look at her final years in the 1950s and 60s, and her man...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In the late 1940s the Savoy label recorded many of the rising stars of bebop, including Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell, Allen Eager, and Fats Navarro. W...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
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Hear the story of gardener-turned-bread-baker, Candace Minster who sells her bread to a kombucha bar in Twelve Points.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:03
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Anthropological bio-archeologist Keitlyn Alcantara studies pre colonial burial sites to understand indigenous foodways.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Afterglow, we explore the King Of Swing, Mr. Benny Goodman, and the many singers who front his big band. We’ll hear Goodman with singe...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we take a look at some of the jazz and swing tunes from the 1950s Capitol Records diva Kay Starr, in honor of her 100th birthday.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Siblings Sam Eibling and George Huntington keep up with the latest trends, while maintaining that old-school personal touch in their independent st...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2022
  • Length: 54:02
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Jaco Pastorius transformed the sound of the bass in jazz during his relatively brief career as both a leader and a member of Weather Report. Bassis...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2022
  • Length: 59:03
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A tour of the city’s 20th-century jazz legacy.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 59:03