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Music opens the doors of memory! Dan Wakefield and Sophie Faught are joined by music therapist Dr. Meganne Masko, an IUPUI professor as well as Susan Neville, Indiana's finest writ...

Our "Uncle Dan and Sophie Jam" tribute to Cole Porter of Peru, Indiana, one of the greatest names in The Great American Songbook, features Peru native Cathy Day, who is writing a b...

Dan talks about his writing mentors like Bob Collins, who gave him his first byline, and Sophie talks of her musical mentors like IU jazz legend David Baker, as well as pianist Ste...

We honor our great jazz musicians with guest Aleta Hodge, author of Indiana Avenue: Musical Journey, 1915-2015. On keyboard is Carl Hines, who played piano on the Avenue; Sophie Fa...

Sophie, Dan and guest vocalist Everett Greene tell about "Overcoming Obstacles" in work and life, with music that sustained them!   If you’re alive, you’ve been knocked down – if ...

We pay tribute to  Janet Flanner, a great journalist who for fifty years wrote "Letter from Paris" for The New Yorker magazine under the pseudonym "Genet," won The National Book Aw...

On this installment of The Uncle Dan and Sophie Jam, we take another creative journey in words and music with Dan Wakefield and Sophie Faught. Dan tells what it was like starting o...

Racism

On this episode  of Uncle Dan’s Story Hour, “Racism”. Writer Dan Wakefield and Guest  Host Cy Bennett of  Keep  Indianapolis  Beautiful, talk with powerful guests Tasha Jones, Auth...

New York in the 50s

On this episode of Uncle Dan’s Story Hour, “New York in the 50s” Writer Dan Wakefield and Host Will Higgins of the Indy Star talk with composer/musician David Amram about living in...

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