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Echoes of Indiana Avenue
13 minutes | Dec 2, 2022
The Avenue on Blue Note Pt. 2
We continue our exploration of the Avenue’s contribution to Blue Note Records.
40 minutes | Dec 2, 2022
Avenue Rap Samples Pt. 4
We continue our ongoing look at the use of Indiana Avenue music samples in hip-hop.
16 minutes | Nov 20, 2022
The Avenue on Blue Note Pt. 1
Enjoy music by Avenue artists who performed on the jazz label Blue Note Records.
59 minutes | Nov 11, 2022
The Avenue Plays the Numbers
Learn all about the numbers, an illegal lottery game that thrived on the Avenue.
27 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
Halloween on the Avenue
Explore how Indiana Avenue residents celebrated Halloween through movies, music and more.
20 minutes | Oct 27, 2022
Pharoah Sanders and the Jazz Masters of Indiana Avenue
Explore jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders' connection to the jazz masters of the Avenue.
20 minutes | Oct 21, 2022
Remembering Art Rosenbaum
Celebrate the life and work of the Grammy-winning Indianapolis folklorist Art Rosenbaum.
32 minutes | Oct 14, 2022
Naptown Legends: Everett Greene Pt. 2
We continue our conversation with legendary jazz vocalist Everett Greene.
39 minutes | Oct 7, 2022
Naptown Legends: Everett Greene Pt. 1
Meet the legendary jazz and gospel vocalist, Everett Greene.
30 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
Classical Musical Pioneers of the Avenue
Meet the classical music pioneers of the Avenue, including Carol Brice and David Baker.
21 minutes | Sep 22, 2022
Avenue Connections: John Coltrane
Discover the Indiana Avenue connections of John Coltrane.
19 minutes | Sep 16, 2022
Naptown Legends: Creed Taylor Pt. 2
This week we continue our tribute to the legendary jazz producer Creed Taylor.
26 minutes | Sep 8, 2022
Naptown Legends: Creed Taylor Pt. 1
Explore Indy jazz producer Creed Taylor's work with the iconic guitarist Wes Montgomery.
19 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
The Guitar Landscape of Wes Montgomery’s Indianapolis
Meet the Avenue guitarists that influenced Wes Montgomery's style and sound.
24 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
More Forgotten Legends of the Avenue
This week we continue our ongoing series celebrating the forgotten legends of the Avenue.
15 minutes | Aug 19, 2022
Naptown Legends: Carl Perkins Pt. 2
Part two of our tribute to the Indy-born jazz piano legend Carl Perkins.
17 minutes | Aug 12, 2022
Naptown Legends: Carl Perkins Pt. 1
Part one of our tribute to the legendary Indianapolis jazz pianist Carl Perkins.
22 minutes | Aug 5, 2022
Naptown Legends: Sarah McLawler
Celebrate the August birthday of the legendary Naptown musician Sarah McLawler. During her extraordinary career, McLawler had success as a vocalist, and jazz organist.
21 minutes | Jul 28, 2022
Naptown Legends: Jimmy Wormick
This week we’ll pay tribute to Jimmy Wormick, a legendary Naptown jazz trombonist.
36 minutes | Jul 21, 2022
Naptown Legends: Clifford Ratliff
Enjoy an hour of words and music from the great Naptown jazz trumpeter Clifford Ratliff.
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