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"As a music educator and serious foodie, in teaching music to non-musicians, I often make parallels with cooking." Read how Jae Sinnett uses food analogies to help his students understand jazz better.

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Blugrass musician Del McCoury

Bluegrass may have been born in the mountains of Appalachia, but as people moved to cities in search of work it spread to a wider audience. On this week's episode, we explore musicians from one unlikely Bluegrass hotbed, Baltimore, Maryland. 

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When was the last time 20,000 people split the bill? In Hampton Roads, it was 1966-1967, when residents donated money towards the purchase of a painting by Auguste Renoir.

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On this week's Acoustic Highway we are revisiting some of the classic in-studio performances by artists who have showcased their music in the 89.5 studio. Join us Sunday night. 

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At WHRO Public Media, during the workday, he rarely makes a whisper, but in the announcer chair he has single-handedly kept music new and interesting in Eastern Virginia for over a decade. He has become a tireless advocate for local music upstarts. 

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Since their debut in 2009, Dawes has been one of rock’s busiest bands and on their seventh album “Good Luck With Whatever” they come to grips with being thirtysomething and dealing with growing up

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Join us this weekend for music from the father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, plus tunes from the Nashville Bluegrass Band. Don't miss it -- Sunday night at 7:00.

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Hear music from Celtic artists plus a rare release from a live performance on St. Patrick's Day in 1963. Join us Sunday night on Acoustic Highway.

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