NRBQ and Friends

NRBQ (New Rhythm and Blues Quartet) is an American rock band founded in 1966, known for their high degree of spontaneity and levity during live performances. Musical elements including rock, pop, jazz and an occasional flavor of Tin Pan Alley styles. Original member, Terry Adams, leads the band and plays a unique type of piano called the Clavinet. The band was joined on stage by members of the Sun Ra Arkestra, which is an added treat. In this episode, we will learn how this band continues to keep such loyal fans, and attract new ones consistently over the last few decades.

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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.

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