American Routes explores the shared and individual musical threads that contribute to the great diversity of American culture, from blues to Cajun, Tejano to jazz, country to soul and all the stops in between.

Blue Note Records: Then and Now with Don Was

We take a deep dive into the vaults of Blue Note Records, the independent label that helped put artists like Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey and Jimmy Smith on the map. Flagbearer of trad jazz, bebop and the cool school, Blue Note is still at it after 79 years and has expanded its wheelhouse to include… read more

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