music

October 5, 2017
Jean Albert Renaud

Native American Music Awards: Local Baltimore “JAR” Nomination

October 5, 2017 - Native American Music Awards: Baltimore Nomination - The 17th Annual Native American Music Awards -- Nammy's -- are coming, and for the first time a Baltimore recording artist has been nominated. Jean Albert Renaud, or "JAR" as he is now known, is nominated as Best New Artist of the Year and his song "I Ride Horses" is nominated as  Best Country Song of the year.
December 20, 2016
Moonlight (Credit: Wikipedia)

Cultural Year in Review

December 20, 2016 - Segment 1 - We host our annual Cultural Year in Review Round Table! We discuss and examine this year's music, movies, television, and more.
November 12, 2015

Ellis Marsalis, Jr. Performing at Reginald F. Lewis 10th Anniversary Gala

November 10, 2015 - Segment 4 - Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis, Jr. joins us to talk about his upcoming performance at the Reginald S. Lewis Museum for their 10th Anniversary Gala.
September 16, 2015
billie

Eubie Blake Center Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Billie Holiday

September 15.2015 - Segment 2 - The Eubie Blake Cultural National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday with an exhibit curated by Stuart Hudgins.
September 2, 2015
Kane Mayfield

Kane Mayfield: On Baltimore and His New Music

September 2, 2015 - Segment 3 - We talk with rapper Kane Mayfield, who will be performing Friday September 4th, at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore.
April 24, 2015
organ

Sounds of the Aeolian: Classical Organ & Black Classical Music

April 23, 2015 - Segment 3 - We talk about the upcoming Sounds of the Aeolian, a classical organ concert featuring the very rare Aeolian-Skinner organ.
March 30, 2015
thecleanse

Baltimore Blues Artist Quinton “Q” Randall

March 26, 2015 - Segment 4 - Baltimore blues artist Quinton “Q” Randall joins us to talk about his music and life. He recently released his new album The Cleanse.
March 25, 2015
house

Broken House

March 23, 2015 - Segment 5 - We close out the show with a sneak preview of the short film and documentary project Broken House, which explores house music, dance and culture in Baltimore.
February 2, 2015
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Blues Artist Quinton “Q” Randall

February 2, 2015 - Segment 2 - Baltimore blues artist Quinton "Q" Randall joins us to talk about his music and life.
January 28, 2015
shondes

Jewish Music Special: The Shondes

January 28, 2015 - Segment 3 - In the second part of a two part series on Jewish music, producer Mark Gunnery speaks to the Shondes about their music, the ethics of political engagement as musicians and Jews, and their support of the cultural boycott of Israel.
January 28, 2015
Klezmatics

Jewish Music Special: The Klezmatics

January 28, 2015 - Segment 2 - Producer Mark Gunnery presents a two part special on Jewish music. In this first installment, he speaks with members of the Klezmatics about Yiddish culture and music, Jewish spirituality and politics, and the cultural boycott of Israel.
January 20, 2015
jahiti

LOVE the Poet and Jahiti On The Bolton Hill Open Mic Series

January 16, 2015 - Segment 3 - We hear a special preview of the Bolton Hill Open Mic Series show this weekend, with: spoken word artist and musician Michelle Antoinette aka LOVE the Poet; and singer-songwriter Jahiti.
January 3, 2015
keith

New Year’s Eve Music with Keith Covington

December 31, 2014 - Segment 2 - Keith Covington, former owner of the New Haven Lounge, brings us into 2015 with great conversation and some of the best traditional and contemporary jazz music, from Johnny Hartman to Wynton Marsalis.
January 2, 2015
helicon

Solstice Music With Helicon

December 30, 2014 - Segment 1 - We listen back to our annual visit from Helicon, the Celtic-inspired folk group.
January 2, 2015
Tom_Hall

Holiday Music With Tom Hall

December 29, 2014 - Segment 2 - We continue our holiday music series with Tom Hall, Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, who shares some great seasonal choral music.
January 2, 2015
conway

Holiday Music With Eric Conway

December 29, 2014 - Segment 1 - We’re joined by the Director of Morgan State University’s Choir, Eric Conway to hear music of the holiday season.
January 2, 2015
florida

Holiday Hip Hop Music with Florida

December 26, 2014 - Segment 2 - Florida, host of WEAA’s Strictly Hip Hop, visits our studio for a departure from traditional holiday music, when we hear hip hop related to the season.
January 2, 2015
milton

Holiday Music with Milton Dugger

December 26, 2014 - Segment 1 - We’ll hear crooners, jazz standards, and even a little Cee Lo Green when Milton Dugger, musician and president of Gumption Records, shares some of his favorite holiday music with us.
January 2, 2015
Edward-Polochick

Christmas Eve Music With Edward Polochick

December 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - In this holiday Marc Steiner Show special, we’re joined by conductor Edward Polochick, who shares some of his favorite holiday music.
December 19, 2014
Helicon

Celebrating The Solstice With The Music Of Helicon

December 18, 2014 - Segment 3 - Stay tuned for a very magical musical treat: our annual visit by Helicon! The Celtic-inspired group will hold their 29th Annual Winter Solstice Reunion Concerts at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium on Saturday, December 20, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.
December 9, 2014
Coltrane

John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme at 50

December 9, 2014 - Segment 2 - Fifty years ago today, John Coltrane recorded his classic album A Love Supreme. We discuss the lasting impact of that album.
November 10, 2014
Alex Marley

Visit From Jamaican-Born Singer & Musician Alex Marley

November 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - Jamaican-born singer and musician Alex Marley sits down to talk about his music when he was in Baltimore this summer.
October 15, 2014
Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald’s Cabaret-Style Jazz Performance Coming to Baltimore

October 15, 2014 - Segment 2 - I interview 1980s teen idol Molly Ringwald about her upcoming cabaret-style jazz performance at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts.
October 13, 2014
blaqstarr

Cultural Crossroads: Afrofuturism

October 10, 2014 - Segment 4 - We rebroadcast of our show on Afrofuturism, with world-renowned Gospel and Blues singer Lea Gilmore! Lea and Marc talk with: Baltimore-based producer, DJ, and singer Blaqstarr; poet, MC, singer and producer Camae Defstar, aka Moor Mother Goddess; and author, filmmaker, dancer, and futurist Ytasha L. Womack. Womack's latest book, Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi and Fantasy explores black sci fi culture, black comix, and the legacy of Afrofuturism.
September 8, 2014
Rene Marie

Rene Marie Sings Eartha Kitt

September 4, 2014 - Segment 4 - We talk to the talented vocalist, actress, and writer Rene Marie. After starting her vocal career at the age of 40, Marie experienced a whirlwind of success rarely seen in the jazz world: winning over critics, receiving awards like the Best International Jazz Vocal CD by France's Academie Du Jazz, gracing the Billboard charts multiple times, and becoming a headliner at major international festivals.
July 25, 2014
Arab-Rap

Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture

July 23, 2014 -Segment 2 - We speak with Dr. Hisham D. Aidi about his new highly-acclaimed book Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture.
May 12, 2014
holly near

Holly Near Coming to Baltimore

May 12, 2014 - Segment 5 - Marc interviews American singer-songwriter, actor, teacher, and activist Holly Near, who will be performing at Common Ground on the Hill on Wednesday May 14.
April 4, 2014
pierre

A Musical Benefit To Combat Human Trafficking

April 4, 2014 - Segment 6 - We close out the show with a preview of a musical event benefiting TurnAround, Inc., on April 11. We're joined by Pierre Bensusan, acoustic guitarist composer and bilingual improvisational vocalist, and Amelia Rubenstein, LGSW, Team Leader of the Anti-Trafficking Program at TurnAround, Inc.
March 3, 2014
Jimmy Heath

Jazz Saxophonist Jimmy ‘Little Bird’ Heath On Life, Work & The Meaning of Jazz

March 3, 2014 - Segment 2 - Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Heath joins us to discuss his life, work, and the meaning of jazz today. His autobiography is titled, I Walked With Giants.
January 16, 2014
afrocuban

Cultural Crossroads: Opera And Cuba

January 15, 2014 - Segment 3 - It's our latest Cultural Crossroads conversation with Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor and chanteuse extraordinaire Lea Gilmore! We start our conversation with a report back from Baltimore-based professors and musicians who visited Cuba to speak about Afro-Cuban music and opera.
January 2, 2014
Eric Conway

Eric Conway: Music of the Season

January 1, 2014 - Hour 2 - We're joined by the Director of Morgan State University's Choir, Eric Conway for music that embodies the holiday season.
January 2, 2014
Helicon

Ringing in the New Year with the Music of Helicon

January 1, 2014 - Hour 1 - We celebrate the New Year with the music of Helicon, as they join us for their annual visit to our studios.
January 2, 2014
brown

New Year’s Eve Music With Guillermo Brown

December 31, 2013 - Segment 2 - We’ll keep the New Year’s party going with Guillermo Brown, host of WEAA’s Fiesta Musical, with Latin songs about the New Year and celebration.
January 2, 2014
covington

New Year’s Eve Music From Keith Covington

December 31, 2013 - Segment 1 - Keith Covington, former owner of the New Haven Lounge, brings us into 2014 with great conversation and some of the best traditional and contemporary jazz music, from Johnny Hartman to Wynton Marsalis.
December 30, 2013
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Holiday Music With Milton Dugger

December 30, 2013 - Segment 3 - We’ll hear crooners, jazz standards, and even a little Cee Lo Green when Milton Dugger, musician and president of Gumption Records, shares some of his favorite holiday music with us.
December 29, 2013
Tom

Holiday Music With Tom Hall

December 27, 2013 - Segment 1 - We continue our holiday music series with Tom Hall, Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, who shares some great seasonal choral music.
December 26, 2013
Lea

Christmas Music With Lea Gilmore

December 24, 2013 - Segment 1 - From John Lee Hooker to Whitney Houston, blues and gospel artist and Center for Emerging Media's Cultural Editor Lea Gilmore shares some great holiday sounds.
December 20, 2013
kolodners

Celebrating the Solstice with the Music of Helicon

December 19, 2013 - Segment 3 - We celebrate the upcoming solstice with the music of Helicon, as they join us for their annual visit to our studios. Helicon will play for two performances this Saturday at Goucher's Kraushaar Auditorium.
December 3, 2013
DDm

The Racial Politics Of Hip Hop

December 2, 2013 - Segment 4 - Center for Emerging Media's Cultural Editor, Blues & Gospel singer Lea Gilmore joins us for a conversation on the racial politics of Hip Hop, Soul and Rock & Roll, in light of last week's controversial American Music Awards. Baltimore-based rapper DDm also joins us.
December 3, 2013
rubyglover

Remembering Ruby Glover

December 2, 2013 - Segment 3 - We turn to Arts and Culture with Center for Emerging Media's Cultural Editor, Blues & Gospel singer Lea Gilmore! We begin the hour talking about an upcoming tribute concert to the late Baltimore Jazz legend Ruby Glover, to be held Saturday, December 7, at Baltimore's Creative Alliance. Joining Lea in-studio will be visual and performing artist Joyce Scott; and poet and performing artist Margaret Locklear.
November 25, 2013
The Royalettes

The Doc & The Dug: Music Legends Share Tunes

November 21, 2013 - Segment 4 - Stay tuned for a special treat when Baltimore music legend Milton Dugger, founder of Gumption Records, joins us to celebrate his 50th anniversary as the Baron of Soul, and is joined by another musical treasure: Dr. Doo Wop!
November 12, 2013
Hamza Suliman

New Muslim Cool: Hip Hop & Social Change

November 8, 2013 - Segment 2 - Marc speaks with hip hop artist and Muslim-American Hamza Perez, subject of the documentary New Muslim Cool. He speaks about the growing population of Latino Muslims and what it means to make music for social change.
October 31, 2013
Ethel Ennis

Ethel Ennis and Cyrus Chestnut at An Die Musik

October 31, 2013 - Segment 2 - We bring you a special musical treat – Baltimore’s First Lady of Jazz Ethel Ennis will be in-studio along with her husband, writer and former Baltimore Sun reporter Earl Arnett, and pianist, songwriter, producer, and Baltimore native Cyrus Chestnut.
September 3, 2013

Happy Labor Day! The State Of Labor In 2013 Featuring Our Favorite Labor Songs

September 2, 2013 - Hours 1 & 2 - Happy Labor Day! We celebrate with a 2-hour special of interviews and music. You will hear local activists, union members, and workers talk about what Labor Day means in 2013 and what major challenges workers face across the country, interspersed with songs by Woody Guthrie, Bo Diddley, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez, and others.
August 29, 2013
Porgy and Bess - Morgan State University Vocal Studies and Opera

Vibrant Opera Community At Morgan State University

August 29, 2013 - Segment 1 - Blues & Gospel singer, Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor, and Director of Network Operations for the Moving MD Forward Network Lea Gilmore is in the house! Lea co-hosts a conversation about the Baltimore Summer Opera Workshop at Morgan State University.
August 14, 2013
Lea

Lea Gilmore On The Best Film, Books, And Movies

August 14, 2013 - Segment 3 We are joined by Lea Gilmore - songstress, activist, and Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor - for a discussion with Marc about the music they've been listening to, movies they've been watching, theater they've been attending and books they've been reading. Callers join us to share their favorites as well.
June 28, 2013
FUNI: Icelandic Folk Music

FUNI: Icelandic Folk Music

June 28, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with Icelandic folk music! Chris Foster and Bara Grimsdottir of FUNI, an Icelandic folk music group, give a preview of their upcoming Friday night performance tonight at An Die Musik.
June 14, 2013
1963: The music and the movement

1963: The Music and The Movement

June 14, 2013 - Segment 2 - Hear from Robert Shahid, co-host of WEAA's Baltimore Blend, who will tell us about the event that WEAA will host next Wednesday, June 19, in partnership with the Creative Alliance: "1963: The Music and The Movement."
June 4, 2013
We Shall Not Be Moved

Race and the Civil Rights Movement in Music and Media

June 5, 2013 - Hour 2 - We bring you a panel discussion we recorded this past semester at UMBC, titled "Race and the Civil Rights Movement in Music and Media."
May 9, 2013
crown seekers

By And By: New Orleans Gospel At The Crossroads

May 8, 2013 - Segment 5 - We're joined by filmmaker Joe Compton to talk about his documentary By and By: New Orleans Gospel at the Crossroads. The film focuses on The Electrifying Crown Seekers, a gospel group, and band members James Williams and Keith Williams join us as well.