American Routes

Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m.
Nick Spitzer

American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

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Remembrances
4:00 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Remembering NPR's Bill Deputy, A 'Guardian Of Sound'

Bill Deputy, a longtime NPR audio engineer, in 2012.
Courtesy of Mona Sanders

Originally published on Tue March 24, 2015 9:43 am

Bill Deputy was All Things Considered's guardian of sound. An engineer and the show's technical director for many years, Deputy died Sunday of lung cancer in New Orleans at the age of 58.

Sound was a serious business for Bill. When he wasn't combining words and sound with music in the All Things Considered control room, he was traveling with us on assignments. We worked together everywhere from Baltimore to Gaza City, and his assignments with my colleagues were equally far-flung.

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American Routes
7:54 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Join Us For 'American Routes Live!' At The Civic Theatre, April 29

Join us for American Routes Live! as the Gulf Coast’s nationally heard public radio program dedicated to American music presents a live, on-stage show with masters of New Orleans traditional jazz and Cajun music from French Louisiana.

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