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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 9/15/14

Monday, September 15:

5:59am: Stanton Moore: "Fallin' Off the Floor", from "Flyin' the Koop."

6:20am: Jason Moran: "Gangsterism Over Ten Years", from "Ten."

6:49am: Classic R&B Funk Band: "Thank U", from "Inner City Sounds."

6:58am: Vieux Farka Toure: "Slow Jam", from "Fondo."

7:20am: Bill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones: "Smilin' Jones", from "Bill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones."

7:58am: Jazz Mandolin Project: "Hallelujah", from "The Deep Forbidden Lake."

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VPR Classical
12:08 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Walter Parker's 30th Anniversary!

Walter Parker
Ben Resnik

Walter Parker's 30th anniversary at Vermont Public Radio is the first day of October, and we're celebrating! Join us for a live concert broadcast from the Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College, October 1st at 11:30.

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VPR Blog
4:51 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

VPR A Go-Go... Again

VPR's epic 60's dance party with Joel Najman was such a success last year, we're doing it again! Join us on Saturday night, September 27 at Higher Ground in South Burlington for VPR A Go-Go part two.

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Morning Edition
8:56 am
Mon September 8, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For 9/8/14

Monday, September 8:

5:59am: Orchestra de Nationale: "Je M'apelle Geraldine", from "The Party."

6:20am: R&B Classic Funk Band: "Thank U", from "Inner City Sounds."

6:49am: Jamie Saft: "Minor Soul", from "The New Standard."

6:58am: Scott Law Reunion Band: "Sugaree", Live from the Goodfoot Lounge, Portland, OR., 2/7/12.

7:20am: Bryan Ferry Orchestra: "Don't Stop the Dance", from "The Jazz Age."

7:58am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Bright Side of the Road", from "Pure Jerry: Live at Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA., 11/9/91.

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Morning Edition
9:01 am
Mon September 1, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 9/1/14

Monday, September 1: Happy Labor Day!

5:59am: Herbie Hancock: "Scarborough Fair", from "The New Standard."

6:20am: Shawn Lee and the Ping Pong Orchestra: "Mystery Train", from "Miles of Styles."

6:49am: Thelonius Monk: "Work", from "Thelonius Monk and Sonny Rollins."

6:58am: The Waybacks: "Mind Your Own Business>Andy Griffith Theme", from "Way Live."

7:20am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "In the Back of a Taxi", from "Broadcasting From Home."

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VPR Blog
10:36 am
Thu August 28, 2014

A Fond Farewell To Our Summer Intern

Catherine Clare Hays, showing off the mad skills she learned this summer in audio editing.

Each semester and summer, VPR's Journalism Fund provides funding for the News Department to hire an undergraduate college intern, who learns the ropes of public radio and assists with the production of Vermont Edition. This summer, we were blessed with the talents and southern charm of Middlebury College student Catherine Clare Hays. As she begins her fall semester, we share with you some of her parting thoughts on interning, public broadcasting and what it's like behind the scenes at VPR.

Would you mind spelling that?

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Morning Edition
9:01 am
Wed August 27, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 8/27/14

Wednesday, August 27:

5:59am: Ryan Miller: "Hairy Arms", from the soundtrack to the film "Safety Not Guaranteed."

6:20am: Thelonius Monk: "I Mean You", from "Straight, No Chaser."

6:49am: String Cheese Incident: "Take 5", from "Carnival '99."

6:58am: Laurence Juber and Preston Reed: "Last Train", from "Groovemasters, Vol. 1."

7:20am: The Bad Plus: "Gold Prisms Incorporated", from "Inevitable Western."

7:58am: Doug Perkins: "Patagonia Waltz", from "Music For Flat-Top Guitar."

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VPR Blog
2:25 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

We're Fighting Hunger In Vermont. You Can Help.

What if you could support your public radio station and fight hunger in Vermont at the same time?

Well, now you can. Vermont Public Radio has joined forces with the Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets to help our neighbors in need of food assistance. 

For every gift to VPR during our September Membership Drive, Hannaford Supermarkets will donate 10 meals to the Vermont Foodbank.

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Morning Edition
8:56 am
Mon August 11, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 8/11/14

Monday, August 11:

5:59am: Russ Barenberg: "The Man in the Hat", from "When At Last."

6:20am: Earl Klugh: "Cast Your Fate to the Wind", from "The Best of Earl Klugh, Vol. 2."

6:49am: Chris Joss: "Charmer", from "Sticks."

6:58am: Lee Ritenour: "Fat Albert Rotunda", from "Rhythm Sessions."

7:20am: Adrian Legg: "My Blackbird Sings All Night", from "Inheritance."

7:58am: Kermit Ruffins with the Rebirth Brass Band: "Pie, Part 2", from "Throwback."

8:20am: Cory Henry: "Afro Brooklyn", from "First Steps."

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VPR Digital
2:10 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Listen With The New VPR Audio Player

A screen capture of the new VPR Audio Player

We're rolling out a new VPR Audio Player at VPR.net to work in more browsers, across more devices, to serve more listeners. The new player is available now here. Please try it out on your computers, smartphones and tablets, send us a message and let is know what you think

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