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From the call to adventure, to the darkest moments of the abyss, to the triumphant return home, students from KAA's Melodic Connections use the story archetype of the hero’s journey to tell the stories of prominent musicians and artists in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Guests are interviewed by students at Melodic Connections, a music therapy studio for individuals with developmental disabilities, who use this podcast to journey with musicians they admire and make connections based on their shared love of music. Our students find common ground between their experiences in our community music therapy studio and the lives and stories of professional artists and musicians. Whether you play a starring role on stage, sing at a local hot spot, or enjoy visiting art museums, this podcast will connect you with interesting artists of all abilities.

Hero Radio: Stories Beyond the Music Melodic Connections

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From the call to adventure, to the darkest moments of the abyss, to the triumphant return home, students from KAA's Melodic Connections use the story archetype of the hero’s journey to tell the stories of prominent musicians and artists in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Guests are interviewed by students at Melodic Connections, a music therapy studio for individuals with developmental disabilities, who use this podcast to journey with musicians they admire and make connections based on their shared love of music. Our students find common ground between their experiences in our community music therapy studio and the lives and stories of professional artists and musicians. Whether you play a starring role on stage, sing at a local hot spot, or enjoy visiting art museums, this podcast will connect you with interesting artists of all abilities.

    5.10 2023 In Review

    5.10 2023 In Review

    In this episode, we look back at some of our favorite moments of 2023 and wish you a very happy New Year!

    • 10 min
    5.9 Get To Know Your Hosts

    5.9 Get To Know Your Hosts

    In this episode we interview ourselves. We wanted to interview each other to help our listeners get to know us better. We hope you enjoy this very special episode.

    • 14 min
    5.8 Jim Scott

    5.8 Jim Scott

    In this episode we interview Cincinnati radio legend Jim Scott. With decades of interesting stories to share, Jim gives a humorous and personal account of his Marconi Award winning career. We hope you enjoy this very special episode!

    • 59 min
    5.7 Noah Wotherspoon

    5.7 Noah Wotherspoon

    In this episode we interview Noah Wotherspoon, a blues guitarist from Dayton, Ohio. He shares his influences, stories from the road as well as some of his upcoming projects. Noah was gracious with his time and has an encyclopedic knowledge of blues history. Do not miss this interview! 

    • 49 min
    5.6 Bob Herzog

    5.6 Bob Herzog

    In this episode we interview Bob Herzog, a newscaster from Local 12 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bob is well known for his high energy on-air personality as well as his generous time he shares with local causes. Bob shares stories from behind the achor desk as well as stories from his personal life. We hope you enjoy this fun episode!

    • 37 min
    5.5 The Newbees

    5.5 The Newbees

    In this episode we interview The Newbees, a rock and roll band from Northern Kentucky. Jeff and Misty share stories from their international travels, their many shows and recordings and what inspires them! We hope you enjoy this episode!

    • 38 min

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