Peter Breslow

Peter Breslow appears in the following:

Don Bryant Discusses New Album, Marriage and Love

Saturday, June 20, 2020

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with longtime soul singer Don Bryant about his new album You Make Me Feel.

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Zeshan B On 'Melismatic' And Creating Music That Champions Brown Power

Sunday, June 07, 2020

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with singer Zeshan Bagewadi about his new album Melismatic, solidarity between communities of color and the link between the sounds of soul and Indo-Pakistani music.

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Doctors Race For Answers As Kids Fight Rare Inflammatory Syndrome Tied To Coronavirus

Sunday, June 07, 2020

While early research suggests the condition is rare, experts are still racing to answer even the most basic questions about the illness — such as why some children are more susceptible than others.

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From Ella Fitzgerald To John Boutté: Jazz Festing In Place Presents Archival Audio

Saturday, May 02, 2020

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and WWOZ will stream of some of the greatest performances in Jazz Fest history this weekend.

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After 60 Years, Sergio Mendes Is Still Writing Songs 'In The Key Of Joy'

Sunday, March 01, 2020

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with the bossa nova pioneer about his sweeping career and his newest album, which includes features from longtime collaborators and new guests, like Common.

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On Their Latest Album, The Haden Triplets Sing 'The Family Songbook'

Saturday, January 25, 2020

The daughters of accomplished upright bassist Charlie Haden have reached back even further for inspiration on their latest album, drawing influence from the country roots of their grandfather.

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A New Way To Calculate Your Dog's Age

Saturday, December 07, 2019

The old way to think about your dog's "human age" — the age in actual years times seven — is wrong. Researchers looked at aging on the molecular level.

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'A Tribute To Mose Allison' Celebrates The Music Of An Exciting Jazz Master

Sunday, December 01, 2019

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with musician Bonnie Raitt and Amy Allison about the new album, If You're Going to the City: A Tribute to Mose Allison.

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On A Tom Waits Covers Album, Women Transform A Classic Catalog

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Allison Moorer and producer Warren Zanes discuss making the tribute record Come On Up To the House, which also features Aimee Mann, Rosanne Cash and Phoebe Bridgers.

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Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.

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Remembering Henry 'Gip' Gipson

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Musician Henry "Gip" Gipson died this week. He ran a legendary blues juke joint in Bessemer, Ala.

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The Gulf Of Maine Is Warming, And Its Whales Are Disappearing

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Waters off the coast of Maine are warming faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans. That's forcing whales northward in pursuit of prey, threatening some of their already dwindling populations.

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What It's Like To Harvest Seaweed

Sunday, October 06, 2019

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro pays a visit to Larch Hanson, who has been harvesting wild seaweed in Maine for more than 40 years.

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A New Bloodsucking Leech Species Found Hiding Outside Washington, D.C.

Sunday, September 01, 2019

Smithsonian researcher Anna Phillips led the recent discovery of the new medicinal species. Its superficial similarities to a North American leech species helped prevent its detection before.

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After Years Apart, The Black Keys Get Back To Basics

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about stripping down their sound and process on their first album in five years, Let's Rock.

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These Tiny Desk Contest Entrants Bring Mini-Symphonies To The NYC Subway

Saturday, June 29, 2019

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, members of the band Bandits on the Run and stand-out entrants in this year's Tiny Desk Contest.

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Satchmo In His Adolescence: 1915 Film Clip May Show Young Louis Armstrong

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Music historian James Karst explains his recent research into the early life of the legendary Louis Armstrong.

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In Mexico, New Groups Offer Aid To A Young Generation Of Deported DREAMers

Sunday, May 26, 2019

As former DREAMers return to Mexico with valuable skills and a desire to advance, a number of Mexican organizations are springing up to help these young people contribute to society.

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Deported After Living In The U.S. For 26 Years, He Navigates A New Life In Mexico

Sunday, May 19, 2019

After losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, he says he has much to offer.

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Salvador Dalí Meets The Marx Brothers In 'Giraffes On Horseback Salad'

Sunday, April 07, 2019

Salvador Dalí's friendship with Harpo Marx led him to write a Marx Brothers movie treatment, Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Studio head Louis B. Mayer killed it, but it lives again as a graphic novel.

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