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Hamilton Live: Kermit Ruffinsi
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July 01, 2015 12:46 PM
From the stage at Washington DC's The Hamilton, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers perform classic New Orleans Jazz ballads.

Hamilton Live: Kermit Ruffins

From the stage at Washington DC's The Hamilton, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers perform classic New Orleans Jazz ballads.


What is Music Alley?

 

Music Alley is an ongoing series of programs that bring the best in American music.

Experience live concerts with "Hamilton Live," discover jazz with Eric Felten in "Beyond Category," request the latest music in "Border Crossings," and connect with soul music in "Soul Lounge."

 

Join us every week for a new experience!

 

 

 

Music Alley Spotlight

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Music Alley Spotlight: Newport Jazz Festivali
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June 10, 2015 3:29 PM
Music Alley presents a special spotlight on Jazz featuring a tribute to the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival . Music Alley's own Eric Felten performs with pianist Cyrus Chestnut on his show "Beyond Categories with Eric Felten and Grammy winners Paquito De Rivera and Terri Lynn Carrington each perform on Music Alley's Live at the Hamilton.

Hamilton Live

Video Hamilton Live: Maxi Priest

From the stage at Washington DC’s The Hamilton, British-born reggae singer, Maxi Priest performs music from his new CD “Easy to Love,” an exciting blend of reggae, R&B and dancehall music.

Beyond Category

Video Beyond Category: Matthew Stevens

Guitarist Matthew Stevens has built a reputation as a first-call sideman in New York, appearing with such artists as Esperanza Spalding. Now he’s stepping out, fronting his own band. He brings them to Washington, DC’s historic Bohemian Caverns jazz club to perform on “Beyond Category with Eric Felten.”

Border Crossings

Video Border Crossings: Emily Hearn

Singer-song writer, Emily Hearn stops by VOA’s studio 4 to talk with Border Crossings host Larry London and perform songs from her new album, “Hourglass.”

Soul Lounge

Video Soul Lounge: Russell Taylor

Shawna Renee catches up with soul singer and songwriter, Russell Taylor to hear what he’s been up to since winning the VH1” You Oughta Know” title in 2013. She also convinces him to share a few songs from his album "War of Hearts."

Coming up on Music Alley:

ARTIST DATE
Border Crossings: Etana July 08, 2015
Beyond Category: Bogna Kicinska July 15, 2015
Border Crossins: Johnny Gill July 22, 2015
TBA July 29, 2015

"Hamilton Live" Experience

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

DISCOVER "BEYOND CATEGORY"

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Beyond Category Promoi
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June 20, 2014 3:32 PM

INTERACT ON "BORDER CROSSINGS"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

CONNECT WITH "SOUL LOUNGE"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM