Today I'm listening to:

Sadko and the Ocean King (Works by David Crittenden, Alberto Ginastera, Benjamin Britten, and Steve Vai), performed by Jeff Lambert

I've been listening to:

Root Aspect, J2J

Sound & Color, Alabama Shakes

Sonata No. 8 Op. 13 (Pathetique), Ludvig van Beethoven (performed by Daniel Barenboim)

Nachito Herrera

Classical MPR Minneapolis/St. Paul (99.5)

Music from East of the Sun (original score by Natalie Nowytski, performed by Jake Endres, Alyssa Anderson, Laurel Armstrong, Rush Benson, David Burk, Sarah Callahan, Falicia Cunningham, Randall Davidson, Annie Frazier, Jeffrey Gram, Dean Hawthorne, Julie Johnson, Scott Keever, Natalie Nowytski, Tim O'Keefe, Amanda Schnabel, David Stenshoel, Erin Vork, & Ginna Watson)

Autoamerican, Blondie

Soundtrack from Twin Peaks, Angelo Badalmenti

Time Machine Tuesday 1973, 89.3 The Current

A Day at the Races, Queen

Night at the Opera, Queen

Pura Vida Conspiracy, Gogol Bordello

You Are Not Alone, Mavis Staples

High as Hope, Florence + The Machine

Bye Bye 17, Har Mar Superstar

Dark Touches, Har Mar Superstar

Best Summer Ever, Har Mar Superstar

Chuck, Chuck Berry

Turn Blue, The Black Keys

Wintersong, Sarah McLachlan

KOOL 108 (107.9) (The Christmas Station)

Ultimate Christmas Cocktails

Family & Friends Vol. 4,  Johnny Cash

Greatest Songs, Eddy Arnold

Grave Dancers Union, Soul Asylum

The Four Seasons, Antonio Vivaldi

The Complete Solo Guitar Works of Giulio Regondi, performed and recorded by Jeff Lambert

Beethoven's 3rd Symphony, 1st movement, performed by Leonard Bernstein & The New York Philharmonic 

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14 (Moonlight), performed by Valentina Lisitsa

Dreams for Hannah, Chris Lynch with the Dust of Suns Ensemble

Music of George Gershwin, Andre Kostelanetz & His Orchestra

florasongs, The Decemberists

It's Not Me, It's You, Lilly Allen

25, Adele

The Very Best of Prince

Live at the Copa, Peggy Lee

Transnational Transitions, KFAI 90.3 Minneapolis

She's in Control, KFAI 90.3 Minneapolis



Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens

Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige

Naked in the Summertime, Prince

Thank You, Meghan Trainor

Blues from Hell, Howlin' Wolf

James Brown, Best of Live at the Apollo

XXIVk Magic, Bruno Mars


The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, Gary Clark, Jr.

Where It Hits You, Jim White


Kool 108: The Christmas Station


Christmas Classics for Guitar, Stevan Pasero


Vintage Christmas Wonderland, David Ian


'Tis the Season, Jordan Smith


Christmas Collection, Gaither Vocal Band


A Michael Feinstein Christmas, Michael Feinstein


It's Christmas!, Mercy Me


The Christmas Music of Johnnny Mathis, Johnny Mathis

Autoamerican, Blondie


The Chronological Lonnie Johnson




Before Dawn, Todd Harper (with Jun Miyake, Nathan Hanson, Eric Coursen, Sean Egan)

Electric Ladyland, Jimi Hendrix

The Best of the Ink Spots (Millenium Collection)

In Between Dreams, Jack Johnson

A Good Storm, Sawyer Fredericks

The Best of The Hot Club of Cowtown, Hot Club of Cowtown


Einstein on the Beach: Highlights, Philip Glass & Robert Wilson


Curtis, Curtis Mayfield

Sammy Davis, Jr., 1925-1990, The Definitive Collection

Unforgettable (Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, et. al.)

Waltz of Pain, Doug Otto & The Getaways

Forever for Now, LP














Music for String Quartet and Synthesizer, The Hensley Variations, & Phoenix I (C. Ryan Rulon, Larry Polansky, & Jane Wilkinson)

Nathaniel Ratecliff & The Night Sweats

Roots & Blues, The Retrospective, 1925-1950

Evgenii Kisin Plays Russian Piano Music (Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, & Scriabin)

Ode to Sunshine, Delta Spirit

Best Summer Ever, Har Mar Superstar


Bringing it All Back Home, Bob Dylan


I'm Your Man, Leonard Cohen


Dancepieces, Philip Glass


Re, Cafe Tacvba




Ladies Sing the Blues (Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald)

Roots 'n Blues, The Retrospective (1925-1950)

24K Magic, Bruno Mars

Lemonade, Beyonce


The Forgotten 1949 Carnegie Hall Concert, Nat King Cole


Delaney & Bonnie & Friends On Tour with Eric Clapton

Avalon, Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge


Day After Tomorrow, Joan Baez


Pictures at an Exhibition, (Mussorgsky, Isaac Albeniz's "Iberia," & Astor Piazzolla's "Windy" & "Tango para una Cuidad," Part I & II), performed by Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Coming Home, Leon Bridges

Arrest, Julie Johnson

The Banks of The Little Auplaine, Julie Johnson & The No-Accounts

Sound & Color, Alabama Shakes


Prince's catalogue on 89.3 The Current

Blak & Blu, Gary Clark, Jr.

The Dreaming Fields, Matraca Berg

In the Lonely Hour (Drowning Shadows Edition), Sam Smith


When a Man Loves a Woman and Other Hits, Percy Sledge


Natural Forces, Lyle Lovett

Love in the Future, John Legend


Willie Watson Folk Singer Volume I

Otis Redding, The King of Soul

Buck 'em! The Music of Buck Owen 1955-1967


Johnny Cash Bootleg Vol III Live Around the World


In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith

Guitar Concertos, Jeff Lambert

Forty and Counting: An ACF Program Sampler

Casket Arts LiveVolume 2

Yael Naim & David Donatien

Blues at Barkin Jack's, Doug Otto & Hurricane Harold

Sadko and the Ocean King, Jeff Lambert


Gary Clark Jr. Live, Gary Clark Jr.





90.3, KFAI (Rollin & Tumblin with the Blues)

1960s Number 1 Hits

Dances of Spain and Argentina, Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

History from Below, Delta Spirit

Unveil, Mark Dressler

Mali is ... , Mali Music


Channel Orange, Frank Ocean




The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul Complete & Unbelievable, Otis Redding


Ray Charles Forever, Ray Charles


Live at the Filmore East, Miles Davis

Nine Trick Pony, Doug Otto & The Getaways

Nikki-Nack, Tune-Yards


97.1, Cities 97



MTV Unplugged in New York, Nirvana

Greatest Hits, Andrews Sisters

Bye Bye 17, Har Mar Superstar


Book of Longing, Philip Glass & Leonard Cohen


Music From and Inspired by 12 Years a Slave, John Legend, Gary Clark, Jr., Alabama Shakes, et. al


Paradise Valley, John Mayer


The Hardest Part of Leaving, Pert Near Sandstone

Coming from Reality, Sixto Rodriguez

Atlanta Blues, Buddy Moss

Standards, John Coltrane

Arrival, Abba

The Best of Blondie

Greatest Hits, Waylon Jennings


Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Bela Bartok (performed by Isaac Stern and Alexander Zakin)


Serenade for Violin Solo, Strings, and Percussion, Leonard Bernstein (Issac Stern and Symphony of the Air with Leonard Bernstein)


99.5,Classical MPR


Symphony No. 2, Dvorak (performed by London Symphony Orchestra with Pierre Monteux)


Tougher Than Leather, Willie Nelson


Kin, Songs by Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell (performed by Norah Jones, Rodney Crowell, Lucinda Williams, et. al.)

Ready for Confetti, Robert Earl Keen


Bon Iver, Bon Iver


Brothers, Black Keys


Symphony No. 9, Alfred Schnittke (performed by Dresdner Philharmonie with Dennis Russell Davies)

A Very Special Christmas, Run-D.M.C, The Pointer Sisters, Bruce Springsteen, et. al

The Christmas Spirit, Johnny Cash

Wintersong, Sarah McLachlan

The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, Neko Case

For the Good Times, Little Willies


Cold Fact, Sixto Rodriguez


Get Lucky, Mark Knopfler

The Singles, Vol. 9 (1973-1975), James Brown

Genius, Ray Charles

Welcome to the Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Asturias (Leyenda), Perennials, etc., Albeniz, Crittenden, et. al, videos by Jeff Lambert, classical guitar

Back to Black, Amy Winehouse

Respect the Name, Carnage the Executioner

Four Sonatas, Charles Ives (performed by Hilary Hahn & Valentina Lisitsa)

Live in Texas, Townes Van Zandt

Nick of Time, Bonnie Raitt

The Essential Clara Smith

I Learned the Hard Way, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Hold on Tight, Solomon Burke

MEN, mix CD from Steve McClure

Din Din, mix CD from Steve McClure

The Tigers Have Spoken, Neko Case

CHERI,  mix CD from Steve McClure

Tennessee Pride, Vol. I, mix CD from Ranger

Broke, Broke Down, & Busted, A Summery Mix 2008, mix CD from Ranger

The Best of the 80s, The Garr Group

Middle Cyclone, Neko Case

 All That You Can't Leave Behind, U2

The Promise, Bruce Springsteen

Concerto for Cello in E Flat & Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Dimitri Shostakovich (The Philadelphia Orchestra with Eugene Ormandy)

Charles Mingus and the Newport Rebels

Clarinetwork Live at the Village Vanguard, Anat Cohen (with Benny Green, Peter Washington, & Lewis Nash)

An Introduction to ... Elliott Smith

The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake

Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars

B-Line, B-Line

It's a Man's World, Sarah Vaughan

Mahalia Jackson's Greatest Hits

Everything I Have is Yours, Sarah Vaughan

Overexposed, Maroon 5

Harold en Italie, Berlioz (with London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis, & Tabea Zimmermann)

Conversations with the Unseen, Soweto Kinch

The Best of the Girl Groups, Volume I (The Shangri-Las, The Chiffons, The Dixie Cups, et. al)

Complete Works for Piano Trio, Schumann (performed by Leif Ove Andsnes, Christian Tetzlaff, & Tanja Tetzlaff

Nobody's Fault, Pat Donohue

Wetlands, Tab Benoit

The Virginian, Neko Case

Closer to the Bone, Kris Kristofferson

Live at the BBC, Steve Earle

Blessed, Lucinda Williams

Blow Your Pants Off,  Jimmy Fallon

The Ultimate Dolly Parton

Elvis Country, "I'm 10,000 Years Old," Elvis Presley

American V: A Hundred Highways, Johnny Cash

Metropolis, The Chase Suite, Janelle Monae

Leland Mississippi Blues, Eddie Cusic

Blow Blues Blow, Muddy Waters

The Joshua Tree, U2

High Noon Teeth, Chastity Brown

Babel, Mumford & Sons

The Bright Lights, Gary Clark, Jr.

Back-Road Highways, Chastity Brown

Contra, Vampire Weekend

Gypsy in My Soul, Connie Evingson 

Only by the Night, Kings of Leon

Carry Me Back, Old Crow Medicine Show

Cajun Spice, Dance Music from South Louisiana, Bruce Daigrepont, D.L. Menard, Jo-El Sonnier, et. al.

Pa's Fiddle, Pa's Fiddle Band

Pearl Bailey 1944-1947

Cajun Early Recordings, The Hackberry Ramblers, Lennis Sonnier, Floyd Rainwater, Lonnie Rainwater, Luderin Darbone, et. al.

Lioness: Hidden Treasures, Amy Winehouse

The Essential Janis Joplin

Back to Black, Amy Winehouse

The Pearl Sessions, Janis Joplin

Tennessee Pusher, Old Crow Medicine Show

Storytellers, Willie Nelson & Johnny Cash

1000 Kisses, Patty Griffin

The Carter Family

The Weary Boys, The Weary Boys

 Allen Daniels, Allan Daniels

Cheap-Ass, Bitch, Whore, Slut, Ho, mix CD a friend made for "Dress Like a Tramp" party 2005

December's Children, The Rolling Stones

The King of Limbs, Radiohead

The Best of Grace Slick

Valentines, Soviettes

Hatful of Hollow, The Smiths

Pete Fountain & Friends

Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes

The Gambler, Kenny Rogers

90.3 KFAI

Tougher Than Leather, Willie Nelson

Sunday at Devil Dirt, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan

American Indian Ceremonial and War Dances, C. Hoffman & The San Carlos Apaches, Northern Cheyenne Singers, Tom Wooden Legs, et. al.

The King of Bop, Dizzy Gillespie

St. Elsewhere, Gnarls Barkley

Natural Boogie, Hound Dog Taylor

Blues Funeral, Mark Lanegan Band

It Won't Be Soon Before Long, Maroon 5

Filthy, Nasty, Naughty, Dirty, mix CD a friend made for "Dress Like a Tramp" party 2005

Historic Patsy Cline Radio Broadcasts, Archives Tape

My Best Friend is You, Kate Nash

The Modern Genius of Ray Davies, Fountains of Wayne, Steve Wynn, Mark Lanegan, et. al.

The Promise, Bruce Springsteen

 Life is Large, The Kennedys

Because of the Times, Kings of Leon

Live at the Dakota 2, Nachito Herrera

Kirsten Flagstad (on Grieg), with Edwin McArthur

Selections from Swinging into the 21st, Wynton Marsalis

 The Paramount Masters

Tango negro, candombes y rumbas argentinas

Closing Time, Tom Waits 

The Paris Concert, John Coltrane (McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison)

Pictures at an Exhibition, Mussorgsky (performed by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Paavo Jarvi)

Guitar Recital, Jeff Lambert

 The Greatest Gospel Songs, Johnny Cash

Piano Concertos 3 & 4, Rachmaninov (performed by Leif Ove Andsnes & London Symphony Orchestra & Antonio Pappano)

Cosa nuestra, Willie Colon (with Hector La Voe)

The Road From Memphis, Booker T. Jones

The Definitive Herbie Hancock

Volume 4, Jelly Roll Morton

Live on the Sunset Strip, Otis Redding

Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons

 107.9 fm (The Twin Cities Christmas Superstation)

Otis Blue, Otis Redding

acoustic, Joel Schaan

The Best of Duke Ellington

Press On, June Carter Cash

Joshua Judges Ruth, Lyle Lovett

Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964, Sam Cooke

Unchained, Johnny Cash

My Life II The Journey Continues (Act I), Mary J. Blige

4, Beyonce

Then What Happened?, J-Live

Straight Outta Nowhere, The North Country Bandits

Punch, Punch Brothers

The Element of Freedom, Alicia Keys

I Am ... Sasha Fierce, Beyonce

Born to Die, Lana Del Rey 

The Benny Goodman Sextet 1939-1941 (Featuring Charlie Christian)

Glory in the Meeting House, Charlie Parr

Live in London, Leonard Cohen

Antifogmatic, Punch Brothers

Genius, The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection

The Complete Recordings, Robert Johnson

21, Adele 

Just Like That, Dave Graf

The Creatures of Prometheus, Beethoven (performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe with Nikolaus Harnoncourt)

Peer Gynt, Edvard Grieg (performed by the London Symphony Orchestra with Per Dreier)

Songs About Jane,Maroon 5

Man on the Moon, Kid Cudi

Panambi, Op. 1 & Estancia, Op. 8, Alberto Ginastera (performed by London Symphony Orchestra with Gisele Ben-Dor)

My cousin Alie playing piano at Columbia University

The Great Divide, Willie Nelson

Soul Journey, Gillian Welch

Seven Steps to Heaven, Miles Davis 

Here's my song, Nicolai Dunger

Only by the Night, Kings of Leon

Walker's Run, Walker's Run  

El Camino, The Black Keys

88.5 Jazz 88

St. Elsewhere, Gnarls Barkley

String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51, No.1; & No. 3 in B-flat major, Op. 67, Brahms, performed by Tokyo String Quartet

Chopin's Nocturne (Nocturne in E minor, Prelude #7 in A Major, Mazurka in A minor, et. al), performed by Gregory Theisen

Doug Otto & The Getaways, Doug Otto & The Getaways

Jellyfish Patrol, Wallace Hartley & The Titanics

89.3, The Current

The Lady Killer, Cee Lo Green

Wake Up, John Legend & The Roots

Halloween, mix CD from Steve McClure