Podcast featuring the Bee Gees, Willie Nelson, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Doors, The Temptations, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Drake and More!

August 23rd, 2016
"There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors." - Jim Morrison, The Doors.

We had the best time recording this week's podcast! We are featuring the Bee Gees, Willie Nelson, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Doors, The Temptations, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Drake, Phil Collins, Dixie Fiddlers, The Game, 50 Cent, Pity Sex, and Flume! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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Podcast featuring The Duke of Iron, Mariza, Avicii, Claude Francois, Courtney Barnett, The Jaggerz, Cream, Blink 182, and More!

August 16th, 2016
"Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours." - Phil Collins

On this week's podcast, we are featuring The Duke of Iron, Mariza, Avicii, Claude Francois, Courtney Barnett, The Jaggerz, Cream, Blink 182, Barry Biggs, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kent Jones and Genesis!!! 

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Podcast with Special Guest, Jazz Fusion Drummer and Event Photographer, Brian Friedman! Also Featuring Music by Van Morrison, Pat Metheny, The Clash, Chic Corea, Jimmy Ruffin, and More!

August 9th, 2016

This week, we are so excited to have a special guest, jazz fusion drummer and event photographer, Brian Friedman! We are also featuring music by Van Morrison, Pat Metheny, The Clash, Chic Corea, Jimmy Ruffin, The Knights, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Gene Harris and the Three Sounds, Chico Hamilton, Friends of Dean Martinez, and Little Jackie!


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Podcast with Legendary Saxophonist Mitch Endick, featuring music by Chuck Berry, Blink 182, CHVRCHES, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Dorsey, The Shakers and More!

August 2nd, 2016

"The Big Band Era is my era. People say, 'Where did you get your style from?' I did the Big Band Era on guitar. That's the best way I could explain it." - Chuck Berry

This week, we have a special guest on the show - legendary saxophonist, Mitch Endick! Also featuring music by Chuck Berry, Blink 182, CHVRCHES, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, The JB's and Fred Wesley, The Shakers, Big Jay McNeely, and Chicago Transit Authority!
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Podcast featuring Bob Dylan, Nina Sky, Joe Cuba, Xoel Lopez, Bill Jennings, Marvin Gaye, DJ Snake, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and More!

July 26th, 2016
"I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet. " - Bob Dylan

We're back with a new episode! This week, DJ Dave Swirsky is featuring Nina Sky, Joe Cuba, Xoel Lopez, Bill Jennings, Marvin Gaye, DJ Snake, Bob Dylan, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Declan McKenna, Sara Watkins, and Karel Ullner!

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Podcast featuring Tracy Chapman, Rogue Wave, Stevie Wonder, Frank Alamo, Phoenix, Beirut, Sia, Sean Paul, and More!

July 19th, 2016

"No one has been a greater advocate for the power of love in this world than I; both in my life and in my music." - Stevie Wonder

This week we are featuring Tracy Chapman, Rogue Wave, Stevie Wonder, Frank Alamo, Phoenix, Beirut, Sia, Sean Paul, Kieran Goss, Three Dog Night, Lisa Hannigan, Al Kooper, Bo Diddley, and The Whiffenpoofs!

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Podcast featuring Paul Weller, Justin Bieber, Narciso Yepes, Willie Bobo, Tupac, Steely Dan, John Stebbe and More!

July 12th, 2016

“It’s great to know that our old stuff still sounds good to our fans, just as it’s wonderful to think that we’ve turned a few people on to jazz over the years.” – Donald Fagen

This week on the Music First Podcast, we are featuring Paul Weller, Justin Bieber, Narciso Yepes, Willie Bobo, Tupac, Steely Dan, John Stebbe, Tapesh and Dayne S, Wrong Plane, and Porches! Tune in now!!!

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BEST-OF MUSIC FIRST PODCAST FEATURING JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MAROON 5, KEEGAN DEWITT, MAYER HAWTHORNE, TABU LEY ROCHEREAU!

July 5th, 2016

Enjoy this best-of episode from March 2013 (our one year anniversary)! 

One year of podcasts!!! For our 50th, we have The Jazz Quintet 60, Trini Lopez, Keegan DeWitt, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Sonny Stitt, Artem, Maroon 5, Mayer Hawthorne, Horslips, Magic Men, Arthur Alexander, The Mavericks, Four Tet, and Justin Timberlake

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Podcast with Special Guest (and MFP’s Original Sound Man/Co-Host) Taylor Roig! Also Featuring Music by The Rolling Stones, Band of Horses, Radiohead, Carlos Vives and Shakira, Etta James and More!!!

June 28th, 2016

"People always say 'Etta, you know what your problem is? You're neither fish nor fowl. There is no place to rack you.' When I would go in a record shop, you might find one or two records by me in different stacks." - Etta James

Podcast with Special Guest (and MFP's Original Sound Man/Co-Host) Taylor Roig! Also Featuring Music by The Rolling Stones, Band of Horses, Radiohead, Carlos Vives and Shakira, Etta James, Daniel Boone, Jamie Lancaster, Blind Melon, Shirley Scott, Jellybean, and Leon Larregui!!!
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Podcast featuring Marvin Gaye, Ramsey Lewis Trio, John Fogerty, Sir Victor Uwaifo, Toby Keith, Silvio Rodriguez, Chrissie Hynde and More!!!

June 21st, 2016

"I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys." 

What an inspiring quote by the amazing Marvin Gaye. Tune in to listen to one of his many great songs, plus we are also featuring music by Ramsey Lewis Trio, John Fogerty, Sir Victor Uwaifo, Toby Keith, Silvio Rodriguez, Chrissie Hynde, Horace Silver, Bettye LaVette, Emmylou Harris, and Fermin Spanish Guitar!

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