Music is a form of storytelling, even when there are no words. For composer Dr. Michael F. Murray, his most intriguing projects have been inspired by his passion for poetry.

Harry Moore

Sugar Thumb was in the studio today to share their western swing and classic country jazz on Studio Live. Members include Jimmy Rea, Chad Graves, Austin Wilson and Cliffton Boone. 

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Brother Wiley stopped by the KSMU studios for Studio Live Performance to promote their third album, Murder the Mystery. The band's CD release show will be Saturday at 6:30 pm at  Lindberg's on C-Street. 

Band members include Todd Mincks, Brett Miller, Kenny Wirt and Jessica Balisle.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

The James White Trio from Harrison, AR stopped by the studio today to play Americana music on Studio Live. Members are James White, guitar and vocals; Sam Coffey, banjo and dobro; and Casey Terry, saxophone. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

The Sapphire City Nighthawks stopped by the KSMU studios today for rock 'n' roll and discussions on comic books, their new EP and why they rule the night.

Band members: Todd Balisle, Jonathan Keeney, CH McCoy, Taylor Steele, Toad Wyrick