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When Leonard Bernstein hosted the Young People’s Concerts in 1958, he started with the William Tell Overture and the black and white video captured...

Bought by 'The Sea', KTXK, WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: That's me, compliments of Andy Kerr
Substituting for California girl, Peggy Lou, so just songs about the idea fo "California."

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:35
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Substituting for Peggy Lou after I cancelled Hurricane Nate. Trying to mimic her light touch and California sensibilities ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:31:37
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Music about being robbed at a hotel on your one-nighter (more like a one-half nighter) and black bubblegum music. As always, music you've never h...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42:45
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of. Plus lessons on the magical incantation that keeps the FCC police at bay.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:56:19
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of... Tonight another live broadcast from a New Orleans music club from the theater dist...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:51:17
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A live broadcast from a faux music club in the theater of your mind district in New Orleans. Seventy band plus a table full of listeners like you ...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:54:17
Caption: Segar Ellis
Ellis was first a jazz pianist and later jazz vocalist who recorded numerous sides with the Dorsey Brothers, Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti, and many other...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: Apollo Theater, Chicago, 1920s
It’s Windy Hear! But, in the late 1920s and early ‘40s, much of that wind was coming from the great horns of musicians like Ruben Reeves and Louis...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Mound City Blue Blowers
This segment on the early years of jazz is devoted to the small group session between 1924 and 1930. Oh, yes, we also drift over to 1945.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
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"In San Francisco…I had a jazz group of my own... and I went to a beer bar on Vallejo Street. And I said I want to really get my band in here. I ca...

Bought by KALW, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 13:06
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hoagy Carmichael
One of America's most creative and prolific composers and lyricists, Hoagy Carmichael.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Dec 01, 2011
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 19, 2006
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Hal Blaine a freelance drummer who played on most of the pop hits from the 60's though 80's.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2004
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1