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Catherine Russell

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08:27

Carline Ray: A Pioneer For Women In Jazz Dies At 88

A pioneering musician, and the mother of jazz singer Catherine Russell, Carline Ray died July 18. In the 1940s, Ray found a home in the all-female band The International Sweethearts of Rhythm as a guitarist and vocalist. In 2012, Fresh Air spoke with Russell about her mother.

51:24

'Fresh Air' at 25: a Live Musical Tribute

This year marked the 25h anniversary of Fresh Air as a national NPR program. This episode looks back at some of the great live musical performances from the show's archive, including songs from Shirley Horn, Loudon Wainwright III, Susannah McCorkle, Nick Lowe and Richard Thompson.

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