American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin… and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by all Americans. From the bayous to the beltways, from crossroads to crosstown, on interstates and city streets, turn up your radio for the sonic journey!

American Routes—produced in New Orleans since 1998

Virtuosic Journeys with Herbie Hancock and Rhonda Vincent

Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock has made a career of being a musical explorer, playing across genres from soul and funk to folk and rock and breaking down musical barriers along the way. Then we visit with mandolin virtuoso Rhonda Vincent, who shares tales of traveling with the family bluegrass band and now playing at the… read more

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