music

April 14, 2011

April 14, 2011 – Hour 1

The Smithsonian recently issued Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology, a 6-CD, 200 page book that traces the history and growth of jazz music worldwide.  We're joined in the studio by the set's producer and project director, Richard Burgess and WEAA's own Doc Manning, the host of "In the Tradition," which airs at 8pm

April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011 – Hour 2

In Baltimore, Lance Reddick is best known for his performance as Lieutenant Cedric Daniels on The Wire.

April 6, 2011

April 6, 2011 – Segment 1

Join us for a discussion about arts education for children.  Lea Gilmore co-hosts.   She is the cultural correspondent for the Center for Emerging Media, Founder and Director of Umoja Musica, an international music and human rights organization, and was chosen by Essence Magazine as one of the 25 Women Shaping the World.
March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 – Hour 2

Join us for interview with Michael Lawrence, a local filmmaker whose latest project is a documentary called Bach & Friends.  In it, he gathers some of the most renowned musicians of our time to reflect on Bach's legacy and give performances of his music.  There are great classical players, like Joshua Bell, Rich

February 9, 2011

February 9, 2011 – Hour 1

We Shall Overcome.  I Woke Up This Morning With My Mind on Freedom.  Keep Your Eyes on the Prize.  The songs that served as the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement were more than just entertainment.  They were organizing tools that inspired and mobilized participants, and helped with outreach outside of the movement.

January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 – Hour 2

In the wake of a police shooting at the Select Lounge in Baltimore, our panel discusses police-community relations.
Joining us are:
Dr. Marvin "Doc" Cheatham - Former President of the Baltimore Branch of the NAACP, the local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Baltimore City Election Board
December 23, 2010

December 30, 2010 – Hour 2

Keith Covington started up the New Haven Lounge, one of the best places around to see live jazz, in 1987.  He brought us the gift of great holiday jazz and blues music.

December 23, 2010

December 30, 2010 – Hour 1

Tom Hall is the Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and Arts & Culture Editor of Maryland Morning.  He joins us to share his favorite holiday music.

December 23, 2010

December 29, 2010 – Segment 1

Helicon join us for their 17th annual appearance on the show.  While they're now living in different countries and no longer performing regularly as a band, they reunite each year for a Winter Solstice concert.

The members of Helicon are:

December 23, 2010

December 28, 2010 – Hour 2

In this holiday Marc Steiner Show special, we're joined by by Peabody's own conductor, Edward Polochick, who shares some of his favorite holiday music.

December 23, 2010

December 28, 2010 – Hour 1

Milton Dugger has been producing soul music for fourty years.  In one of the Marc Steiner Show's holiday traditions, we brought him on the show today to play some of his favorite tracks and talk about music.  You can find some of the many great albums he's worked on over the years here.

December 23, 2010

December 27, 2010 – Hour 2

It's a Steiner Show tradition to bring some of our Baltimore's best known music lovers and musicians into the studio at the holidays to share their favorite seasonal music.

Today Jon Carney, Concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, joins us to share some beautiful pieces of classical music.

December 16, 2010

December 16, 2010 – Hour 1

Helicon join us for their 17th annual appearance on the show.  While they're now living in different countries and no longer performing regularly as a band, they reunite each year for a Winter Solstice concert.

November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010 – Hour 1

Milton Dugger has been producing soul music for fourty years.  In one of the Marc Steiner Show's holiday traditions, we brought him on the show today to play some of his favorite tracks and talk about music.  You can find some of the many great albums he's worked on over the years here.

November 22, 2010

November 22, 2010 – Hour 2

One of Baltimore's music legends, jazz vocalist Ethel Ennis, joins us in the studio this hour with one of Baltimore's up and coming musical talents, beatboxer Shodekeh.  We're also joined by Ethel's husband Earl Arnett, who ran the music club Ethel's Place with Ethel from 1984-1988.

October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 – Hour 1

Author and historian Bruce Watson joins us today to talk about his important new book Freedom Summer: The Savage Season that Made Mississippi Burn and

October 11, 2010

October 11, 2010 – Hour 1

Our guest today is Isabelle Wilkerson, a journalist and writer who was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism.
September 21, 2010

September 21, 2010 – Segment 2

Music legend Hazel Dickens turned 75 earlier this year.  She joined us to speak about her life and music.
September 15, 2010

September 15, 2010 – Hour 1

September 3, 2010

September 6, 2010 – Segment 1

August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 – Segment 2

A roaring jet engine overhead.  The ring of a cell phone.  Your neighbor's blaring rock music.  Author Garret Keizer takes on the subject of noise in his new book The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want: A Book About Noise.  He and Marc discuss when sound becomes noise, and the politics of what we hear.
August 16, 2010

August 16, 2010 – Segment 2

We remember jazz singer Abbey Lincoln and celebrate her life through her music. We are joined Doc Manning of WEAA's In the Tradition.
July 22, 2010

July 22, 2010 – Segment 3

Aubrey Sarvis, Executive Director of the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network, joins us for an update on the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," which bans openly gay and lesbian members of the military from serving.

July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010 – Hour 1

We start off this hour with our weekly installment of Your Health Today.

Then, what happens when Scottish music meets the blues?  Umoja Gaelica, a new project from Marc Steiner regular Lea Gilmore, combines musical styles and reaches out to communities on both sides of the Atlantic.

July 14, 2010

July 14, 2010 – Segment 1

July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010 – Hour 2

This hour we speak with artists, musicians, and activists from different parts of the southern Appalachian region about the intersections between their art and activism.  Our guests are all taking part in the Common Ground On the Hill festival, taking place right now in Westminster, Maryland.

July 2, 2010

July 7, 2010 – Hour 1

In another segment of interviews we did in Detroit at the 2010 U.S. Social Forum, we hear from:

Olie Lake, who came from Alaska as part of the Indigenous Environmental Network

June 22, 2010

June 22, 2010 – Segment 4

Baltimore's own SONiA returns to The Marc Steiner Show to play some new songs and talk about her music.  She just released a new album, with her band disappear fear, called Blood, Bones & Baltimore.
June 3, 2010

June 3, 2010 – Segment 3

Music legend Hazel Dickens turned 75 this week.  She joins us to speak about her life and music.  Hazel will be performing at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore on Friday, June 4th.  Click here for more info on the concert.

June 2, 2010

June 2, 2010 – Segment 3

May 6, 2010

May 6, 2010 – Segment 3

In our final highlight from this year's Maryland Film Festival, we're lucky enough to speak to the director and star of the film that won this year's Oscar in the documentary short category - Music by Prudence.
April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010 – Segment 2

In another of our Urbanite Radio Stories, Marc talks with author Deborah Rudacille, whose new book, Roots of Steel: Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town, follows the history of the Sparrows Point Steel Mill in Dundalk, MD.

She was joined by:

April 15, 2010

April 15, 2010 – Segment 3

April 8, 2010

April 8, 2010 – Hour 1

We open our first hour with our weekly finance segment, "Money Matters" with Gary Martin. Today, Gary offers some suggestions on developing a healthier relationship with credit.

March 18, 2010

March 18, 2010 – Segment 3

March 17, 2010

March 16, 2010 – Segment 3

Noted poet E. Ethelbert Miller joins Marc for a wide-ranging discussion of modern language, literature, and culture.  He argues that there are no current cultural figures who are presenting fresh ideas and leading us forward.  

March 8, 2010

March 8 2010 – hour 2

March 1, 2010

March 1, 2010 – Hour 2

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February 4, 2010

Feburary 4, 2010 – Hour 1

To start out the hour, we run our weekly segment in collaboration with Good Samarian Hospital. This week, the importance of getting regular checkups!

Next, Congressman Elijah Cummings, Maryland Congressman for the 7th District, joins us by phone to discuss the progress Maryland legislature has made in creating a program for foreclosure help.

January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010 – Hour 1

For the first hour of today's show, Marc is joined by guests to discuss the impact of the earthquake on an already impoverished nation, and where Haiti goes from here.   The panel included:

December 23, 2009

December 29, 2009 – Hour 1

Voices From the Archives features a selection of our favorite interviews from the past seventeen years of The Marc Steiner Show.

This hour, we look at two of the towering legacies of 20th century American music, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie.  We're joined by a panel of musicians and music writers to discuss and listen to the music of these two legends.

December 22, 2009

December 30, 2009 – Hour 2

Helicon join us for their 16th annual appearance on the show.  While they're now living in different countries and no longer performing regularly as a band, they reunite each year for a Winter Solstice concert.

December 22, 2009

December 24, 2009 – Hour 1

On our Christmas Eve edition of the Marc Steiner Show, we offer two hours of holiday music. We'll start out with an interview and music by Peabody's own conductor, Edward Polochick.
December 17, 2009

December 17, 2009 – Hour 2

Helicon join us for their 16th annual appearance on the show.  While they're now living in different countries and no longer performing regularly as a band, they reunite each year for a Winter Solstice concert.

December 16, 2009

December 16, 2009 – Hour 1

Social activist and gospel and blues singer Lea Gilmore shares stories from her recent tour of Europe.  Also, Lea and Marc discuss some of the books they've been reading and music they've been listening to lately.
November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009 – Hour 2

For the first segment of this hour, Marc continues his interview with award winning author, Tracy Kidder.

November 24, 2009

Alejandro and Ilyich Rivas

October 12, 2009

October 8, 2009 – Hour 1

October 7, 2009

October 7, 2009 – Hour 1

October 6, 2009

Joseph Bruchac: Abenaki Indian Author