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Jazz musician John Beasley discusses his take on Thelonious Monk and his upcoming concert with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. 

Kevin Abernathy shares his new record and explores the beauty of Skynyrd. 

Brock On Bruce

Jun 14, 2017

Musician Brock Henderson discusses the impact of the late, great Colonel Bruce Hampton. 

The man behind some of your favorite NPR theme songs has released his first and possibly last album.  BJ Leiderman talks with Todd Steed about his lively new record, his own secret Watergate tapes, and his streaking past. 

Homemade Sound

May 8, 2017

On the latest Flipside, George Middlebrooks shares some of his favorite songs recorded in various homes. 

Diane Fox

Diane Fox, senior lecturer and director of exhibits at the College of Architecture and Design, has been chosen to exhibit at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, one of the largest museums in Europe devoted to contemporary and modern art.  

Diane Fox sits down with Todd Steed to discuss the impact of this honor and 'UnNatural History', her long-running series. 

Lynn Sacco discusses her new take on teaching history through the lens of Dolly Parton.

Kenneth Brown stops by Improvisations to share some new tunes from his superb debut recording, 3 Down. 

Brown will celebrate his new recording this Friday evening at the Red Piano Lounge in Knoxville. 

Annie Clark-Rankin

Mic Harrison sits down with Todd on Studio 865 Flispside to dish the dirt on his his latest release, Vanishing South. 

Rachel Grimes Digs Deep

Mar 18, 2017

Composer Rachel Grimes shares the stories and sometimes unpleasant surprises behind her new work, The Way Forth, which she will debut at the Big Ears Festival.  

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