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Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for music and schtick reminding us of the many sins we should avoid.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Celebrate the Anniversary Release of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
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A reading from the Kings James Version of the Bible from Acts: Chapter 2 Verses 1 thru 39.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Wolverines with Min Leibrook, sax
In the earliest jazz bands of the 1920s, the baritone and bass saxophones were relegated to the rhythm section, the bass line. But everything bega...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:53
Caption: 1995 32 cents Commemorative stamp, Credit: U.S. Postal Stamps
CHARLIE PARKER was one of the most influential improvising soloists in JAZZ, and a central figure in the development of BOP in the 1940s. A legenda...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 06, 2012
  • Length: 50:43
  • Purchases: 1
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: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52
Caption: Clarence Williams
Shining shoes to music publishing in a few short years. To Clarence Williams it may have seen much longer. By 1910, he was considered a leading s...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Muggsy Spanier, Credit: photo by Charles Peterson
The origin of his nickname is disputed. Regardless of the reasons, Francis Joseph Julian Spanier was simply known as Muggsy. Before Bix Beiderbeck...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Phil Napoleon
They recorded under a variety of other names including Ladd's Black Aces, Jazzbo's Carolina Serenaders, Bailey's Lucky Seven, The Southland Six and...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Eddie Condon
New Orleans, Chicago and New York were the primary hubs for jazz by the mid 1920s. The influences from each location enriched the result. Musicians...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Teschmacher
When Kansas City born Frankie Teschmacher joined the Austin High Gang in the mid-1920s, his instrument of choice was alto saxophone. But, in his yo...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: London of the 1920s
Jazz Historian Albert McCarthy writes in his book, Big Band Jazz (Exeter Books, NY 1974), “When jazz and dance music began to dominate American pop...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Ted Lewis & his ubiquitous silk hat
He has one foot in vaudeville and one foot in jazz, and he was a show unto himself. Ted Lewis was the only popular bandleader who could show up wit...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Istock Photo
Two legendary figures in early jazz: Johnny Dodds and Tiny Parham. They were at the center of the evolving new music of the 1920s, and contributed ...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Lonnie Johnson 1920s
Blues, jazz and folk music of the 1920s and '30s featuring the guitar, piano, violin and more.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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An hour long look at Keith Richards' solo work as well as some of his best known work with the Stones.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:25
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Ideal for broadcast around July 4th: America's founders knew their democracy required informed citizens, but is quality journalism now threatened b...

Bought by KAZU, KVSC, WBEZ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WFHB and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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An hour-long music special on the story of Border Radio. Toe tapping music from hillbilly, western swing, Mexican conjunto and contemporary, rhythm...

Bought by WTIP, KEOS, NPR Illinois, KGOU, KUT and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11