American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin… and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by all Americans. From the bayous to the beltways, from crossroads to crosstown, on interstates and city streets, turn up your radio for the sonic journey!

American Routes—produced in New Orleans since 1998

Recording New Orleans: Basin Street Records with Jon Cleary & Kermit Ruffins

New Orleans' own Basin Street Records is a homegrown record label featuring superstars of the local sound like the Rebirth Brass Band, Davell Crawford, Jason Marsalis and Kermit Ruffins. The label got its start with a live recording of Kermit's band at the Uptown club Tipitina's in 1997. Now, over two decades later and several… read more

listen
NEXT WEEK
LAST WEEK

DISCOVER MORE THE AMERICAN ROUTES INDEX

Andras  Simonyi
Andras Simonyi Learn
Harold Battiste
Harold Battiste Learn
Bobby Rush
Bobby Rush Learn
Grand Canyon with Stewart Udall
Grand Canyon with Stewart Udall Learn