Aaron Byrd

Aaron Byrd

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2 hr, 59 min

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

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Aaron Byrd takes you on musical journey around the world, exploring sounds from the favelas of Brazil to the Taureg culture of Timbuktu, all in search of the perfect groove.

Jason Kramer sits in for Aaron Byrd.

In the wake of Aretha Franklin's passing, Aaron Byrd paid tribute to the Queen of Soul with a special two-hour set of her classic music.

I had the pleasure of having my man Jason Valerio, better known as Trackademicks, stop by for a guest dj set.

KCRW DJs delve into the newly digitized music archive. With this new system, it is now as easy for DJs to play rare and obscure pieces as the latest releases.  Listen as they explore the old and the new in this KCRW music special.

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