Jewly Hight

Jewly Hight appears in the following:

Miranda Lambert Is The 21st Century's Advocate Of Imperfection

Monday, October 22, 2018

Taking on all manner of "shouldn'ts" is a specialty of Lambert's, whose body of work knowingly disobeys the rules of feminine decorum. Who else has been more strong-willed and sisterly at once?

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First Listen: Kaia Kater, 'Grenades'

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Get to know the extremely talented 25-year-old Grenadian-Canadian singer-songwriter.

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First Listen: Adam Hood, 'Somewhere In Between'

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Adam Hood has written songs for big-name acts like Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, but for his solo work, he prefers a leaner, more low-key approach.

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First Listen: Eric Church, 'Desperate Man'

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Eric Church responds to an unsettling time with white-knuckled assertions of individual grit.

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World Cafe Nashville: A New Music Roundup

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The new music that's come out of Nashville in recent months is an embarrassment of riches.

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First Listen: Loretta Lynn, 'Wouldn't It Be Great'

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Loretta Lynn draws on her back story with a mixture of saltiness, sentimentality and wit that gives it heart and resonance.

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The Best Of AMERICANAFEST 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen talks with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Jewly Hight about the standout performances and surprising discoveries at this year's AMERICANAFEST.

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World Cafe Nashville: 10 String Symphony And Oliver The Crow

Friday, September 14, 2018

These two self-contained string duos travel along idiosyncratic yet parallel musical paths.

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Aaron Lee Tasjan Employs 'A Little More Empathy' And A Lot More Freedom In New Music

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Tasjan got a scholarship to study jazz at Berklee then co-founded a glam rock band in New York before landing in the Nashville singer-songwriter scene.

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First Listen: Swamp Dogg, 'Love, Loss, And Auto-Tune'

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Southern soul survivor possesses the gonzo showmanship, expansive vision and warped wit to carry the imaginative fun of his music into the Auto-Tune era.

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First Listen: Lucie Silvas, 'E.G.O.'

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The British-born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter depicts the collision of self-importance and insecurity from an earthier, more conversational angle.

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First Listen: Dee White, 'Southern Gentleman'

Thursday, August 16, 2018

On his debut, recorded with studio gurus Dan Auerbach and David Ferguson, Dee White does something very different with his vintage country tastes. Alison Krauss guests.

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First Listen: The War And Treaty, 'Healing Tide'

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The married duo Michael and Tanya Trotter convey an ecstatic, empowering sense of partnership that serves as the duo's creative engine and core message.

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First Listen: Shemekia Copeland, 'America's Child'

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The blues artist expands her Americana sensibilities — and doubles down on her real-talking spirit — with Emmylou Harris, John Prine, Mary Gauthier and Rhiannon Giddens.

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First Listen: Amanda Shires, 'To The Sunset'

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Shires' bright, electric voice and reality-filled lyrics illustrate the power of women pursuing their own impulses, desires and ambitions with abandon.

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World Cafe Nashville: Sam Lewis And Birds Of Chicago

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Troubled by the divisiveness in America's social and political discourse, folk singer Sam Lewis and folk duo Birds of Chicago found themselves drawn toward poetic openness and humble idealism.

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First Listen: Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear, 'The Radio Winners'

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The mother-and-son duo returns with a short set of charming folk songs.

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Eric Church Gets Busted By His Record Label In New Video For 'Desperate Man'

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

For years, Church has wagered that rewarding the devotion of highly engaged fans will serve him better than country's promotional orthodoxy. In his new video, he takes the concept to its extreme.

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For Rodney Crowell, A Godfather Of Americana, The Work Is Never Finished

Friday, July 13, 2018

At age 67, Rodney Crowell has become the literarily inclined elder statesman of the Americana scene. His new album, Acoustic Classics, is a look back at the songs of his career's many seasons.

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First Listen: The Suffers, 'Everything Here'

Thursday, July 05, 2018

On the group's second album, Kam Franklin and The Suffers revel in the multidimensional, multicultural possibilities of their take on soul.

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