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Shuffle is your backstage pass to Northeast Ohio's independent music scene. Ideastream Public Media’s Amanda Rabinowitz and Brittany Nader speak with performers, producers and other artists to highlight the stories behind the music on the Shuffle podcast.

Shuffle Amanda Rabinowitz and Brittany Nader

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Shuffle is your backstage pass to Northeast Ohio's independent music scene. Ideastream Public Media’s Amanda Rabinowitz and Brittany Nader speak with performers, producers and other artists to highlight the stories behind the music on the Shuffle podcast.

    From rocker to children’s entertainer: Jeff Klemm is now Mr. Jeff

    From rocker to children’s entertainer: Jeff Klemm is now Mr. Jeff

    Jeff Klemm has been active in the Northeast Ohio music scene for years, playing in bands like Maid Myriad and Diamond Kites. Sobriety, fatherhood and teaching inspired him to begin writing and performing children's music as Mr. Jeff. His debut album, “Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful,” was released this spring.

    • 11 min
    Jazz artist Bobby Selvaggio celebrates father-son bond on latest album

    Jazz artist Bobby Selvaggio celebrates father-son bond on latest album

    A musical legend when it comes to jazz in Northeast Ohio is out with his 12th album. Saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio talks about how his son inspired his latest music. 

    • 10 min
    From viral hit to major-label deal, Cleveland’s Jack Harris signs with Columbia Records

    From viral hit to major-label deal, Cleveland’s Jack Harris signs with Columbia Records

    After several years of building a social media audience for his music, Jack Harris posted a short video that got the attention of a major record label.

    • 13 min
    Cleveland’s Third Law Collective offers space for jazz experimentation

    Cleveland’s Third Law Collective offers space for jazz experimentation

    A collective of Northeast Ohio jazz players created a lab to test new music and attract composers from near and far. Bryan Kennard and Aiden Plank of The Third Law Collective talk about their goal of making Cleveland a "jazz composer's city."

    • 11 min
    Cleveland's Jenna Fournier channels past trauma into experimental songs as Kid Tigrrr

    Cleveland's Jenna Fournier channels past trauma into experimental songs as Kid Tigrrr

    Kid Tigrrr is the new project from singer-songwriter and visual artist Jenna Fournier of Cleveland band NIIGHTS. In 2020, Fournier ventured into audio engineering to experiment with home recording and music production. She said the work for her debut solo album is her most personal writing to date, with lyrics exploring themes of abuse, addiction and mental health.

    • 18 min
    Cleveland-Akron band PAL makes waves with egg punk sound inspired by DEVO

    Cleveland-Akron band PAL makes waves with egg punk sound inspired by DEVO

    A four-piece band from Cleveland and Akron is embodying the spirit of local legends DEVO and The Waitresses. On Shuffle, we hear from Maureen Joyce and Jake Schott from PAL, who perform "egg punk" songs — a sub-genre of punk rock recognized for its energetic rhythms and funny, sarcastic lyrics.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Woe is Joe ,

Supporting local music in the best way!

Love learning about all that the scene has to offer through this podcast! You can tell by listening that this is a work of love. Highly recommend diving in to find out more about the magical music scene in Northeast Ohio.

I love Cleveland. ,

Invaluable Platform for NEO Music

Shuffle is a wonderful resource to stay connected to the NEO music scene.

jonny-unite-us ,

A great service to musicians and music lovers

We LOVE this podcast! Many thanks to the folks at Shuffle for providing The Who, What, When, and Where on local music.
Invaluable!

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