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Caption: Toni Parenti
Shortly after jazz was introduced to a New York audience, many musicians migrated out of New Orleans, however, a core of the performers remained. F...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1920s Decade
The 1920s was one of the most inventive periods in American history. On the one hand, jazz became an music art form that swept the world, on the ot...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of The Children’s Hour, we explore whistles and flutes through stories, poetry and music.

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Butterbeans & Susie
A little levity from talented and inventive musicians can go a long way to putting some pep in your step. Fats Waller could hardly keep from adding...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vocalion Records
This is a celebration of some of the finest music and talented musicians who recorded between 1923 and 1933. Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Bix Beid...

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Although Atlanta isn’t thought of as a hub for early jazz, nevertheless, it was a hive of musical activity in the 1920s. There were enough venues, ...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Noble Sissle
Lyricist, composer, vocalist and bandleader Noble Sissle had a very successful 60-year career in jazz and musical theater. He’s best know as the mu...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joni Bishop
Christmas songs both traditional & rare, performed by an interesting array of folk musicians, recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Moun...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Clarence Williams
instrument was the jug. Clarence Williams was a professional, yet he thoroughly enjoyed a relaxed performing style. Add in a little hokum, and the ...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Howard Johnson's
On the road home with Art Linkletter, Warren Oates, Jon Hamm, Jessica Pare, Marshall Efron, Bob & Ray, John Witherspoon, Ice Cube, James Taylor, Jo...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ted Lewis
You might say he didn’t take his music seriously. On the other hand, bandleader and clarinetist Ted Lewis is one of the best known performers of th...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Atlas Obscura
True Life Adventures mixed with Traveling Music from around the globe featuring information from Atlas Obscura

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:06
Caption: Brian Martin
Award winning True Folk & Americana singer-songwriter Brian Martin, recorded live at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: City transport c1925
Throughout time, musicians enjoy performing songs about transportation. The challenges of travel are highlighted in this program.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lonnie Johnson
In the 1920s, jazz and popular music meant the same thing. At that point the guitar moved out of the rhythm section to became another solo voice.

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joel Shaw & his Orchestra
In 1925, pianist Joel Shaw became vast friends with bandleader Gene Kardos. They clicked. Their style had elements of jazz, society dance band and ...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Arthur Lally, reed artist
It seems that before jazz became popular in America, the British were ready to adopt the new music. Even the Prince of Whales got into the act by b...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cornet Red Nichols
Musicians were known to violate their recordings contracts fairly regularly in the 1920s. It’s the old story that the talent was underpaid. So, it ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andy Kirk 78 rpm recxord label
In the first two decades of jazz, light-heartedness and hokum were prevalent. It wasn’t until the late 1930s that musicians decided to become more ...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cow Cow Davenport
Your environment is your identity. That’s exactly why so many tunes in early jazz were written about the street that inspires the song. Naming a mu...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dale Jett
Carter Family legacy Dale Jett & "Hello Stranger" recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews w...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mississippi River map
It wasn’t just products, livestock and people transported up and down the Mississippi in the 1920s. It was also music. Specifically jazz. A vast ma...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Josh Ritter
In this special episode, Ozark Highlands Radio partners with Oxford American Magazine to bring Woodstock, New York based contemporary folk and Amer...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Danny Dozier
Original Ozark guitar wizard Danny Dozier recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with Dann...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Burgundy Street sign
The musical traditions that emerged from New Orleans found roots around the world by the late 1920s. It took some time for Tin Pan Alley and Broadw...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1