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JPR Live Sessions

JPR Live Sessions is a weekly series of exciting live in-studio music performances and conversations with artists from many different genres. Recorded in JPR's Steve Nelson Performance Space, the series is hosted and produced by JPR Program/Music Director Eric Teel, who brings over 30 years of experience in music ranging from classical to indie-rock. Over 500 guests have appeared on the series, ranging from Brandi Carlile, Colin Hay and Rosanne Cash to OK Go, Bela Fleck and Jeff Bridges.

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Latest Episodes
  • Riding a wave of critical praise following the release of his eponymous debut album, Ledger joined us to talk about his passion for classic and sometimes obscure recordings, the fortuitous circumstances that led to his album release, and how he's been keeping busy during the pandemic.
  • The New York-based singer/songwriter just released his first solo album (Heartbreaker, Please) in almost a decade, and shared stories of how he's been managing in the pandemic shutdown. He also played us a few tunes from the new record.
  • The fantastic Cuban-Canadian musician Alex Cuba joined us from his home in northern British Columbia and performed a couple of songs from his new album Sublime, plus a brand new unrecorded tune.
  • Mt. Joy lead singer and songwriter Matt Quinn joined us from Philadelphia to talk about the band's sudden rise and how their 2020 summer plans were scuttled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Marling joined us from her home in northeast London and performed tunes from her new album called Song For Our Daughter.
  • Nashville singer/songwriter Michaela Anne first started getting national attention in 2014 with the release of Ease My Mind, which was an old school…
  • In early March, a terrible snowstorm hit Utah and Wyoming, causing over 100 vehicles to crash and close I-80. The Ballroom Thieves were at the head end of…