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Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was at the peak of her commercial success in the mid-1970s when she began to take her music in a jazz-oriented dire...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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As the 1990s brought the 20th century to a close, women musicians continued to increase their visibility in the jazz world and to erode the notion ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A decade that saw female artists making further inroads into the male-dominated world of jazz.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring the recordings of Mary Osborne, a pioneer for women jazz instrumentalists. Celebrate Women's Histo...

Bought by WMOT, Red River Radio Network, WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and WPTC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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We celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's centennial with a look at one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
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We remember a Past American Voice--Arkansas native and former Rhode Island Poet Laureate, C.D. Wright who died suddenly in early 2016. She authored...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KMUW, WCPN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, Radio New Zealand, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Conversations with celebrated American poets Rita Dove and Sonia Sanchez.

Bought by KQED, WVAS, WESM 91.3 FM, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Nerdette Great Lady Nerds of History Spcial
For America's birthday, Nerdette highlights the mothers of movements. Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of journalist Nellie Bly, painte...

Bought by KOSU, KMRE-LP, WHRV, KUNM, KUAC and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Emotionally Leaning in to Life
This is the first of the series of shows for Women with Women. Lauri Rich was my first guest and she addressed the question "Can a woman have it al...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 46:22
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring women instrumentalists who thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVNF, KMUW, WMOT, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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An hour-long program of classic jazz featuring female jazz performers and composers of the 1960s.

Bought by KVNF, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 33
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An Evening of music with Female Folk Icon Gillian Welsh, recorded live at the 2004 Four Corners Folk Festival in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Bought by Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jan 11, 2007
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 12