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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
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In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend ja...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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America in the 1920s: Wall Street was on the rise, cops were on the take, jazz was in the air, and alcohol had been banished—but it certainly hadn’...

Bought by KAZU and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In the 1950s jazz artists discovered a new venue for their performances that took them far away from smoky nightclubs and into the halls of the aca...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
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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...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
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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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Slave spirituals were often improvisations upon older hymns that became entirely new songs, and in some ways they foreshadow the birth of American ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The Oscar-nominated movie Green Book has stirred interest in the life and music of pianist Don Shirley, whose approach defied definition as he drew...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Activists at all levels of the climate justice movement discuss how inter-generational, cross-coalition, and global organizing is taking control of...

Bought by KDNK and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of the Solstice Season, Credit: Julia Meek
This folktale celebrates the dark stretch of the year with musical customs meant to brighten winter's darkest hours.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, RadioFreePalmer, WLPR, WFIU and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Classic holiday jazz from Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans and others.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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The 2018 MUSICIAN MEMORIAL SPECIAL honoring Aretha Franklin, Tony Joe White, Dolores O'Riordan, Roy Hargrove, Mac Miller, Roy Clark, Marty Balin an...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KAZU, WCAI / WNAN, WRGY, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 30
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Some guys come in and think you can turn pro next week, but once they come in here and find out what you have to go through, it’s like a wake-up ca...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album. 11 of the best tunes ...

Bought by WVPE, KUOW, KAZU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the premiere episode of the new audio drama Flyest Fables, we meet Antoine, a young boy bullied in school, who finds a magical book that transpo...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 22:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inmates at LBJ
During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for capt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Coming to you from the WFMT Radio Network - a new one-hour special, Holiday Jazz with Dee Alexander! With support from emcee and Chicago radio lumi...

Bought by WCMU, KGUA, WUOT 91.9 FM, KTEP, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Award-Winning Producer Paul Ingles explores The Beatles landmark REVOLVER album in depth, talking with historians, musicians, music critics, and fa...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
Caption: Betty Dowd, Marco Acosta & Anita Acosta at the SF Latino Film Festival , Credit: Marcos Nájera
The women in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers. The ladies speak up and out about Oscar Zeta Acosta. From his spark-light sister...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 31:40
Caption: ASU Professor Luis Mendoza holds up an original copy of Acosta's book., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Nájera travels home to the Southwest to visit Latino scholars from ASU’s Transborder Studies department. The first of its kind in the nation. Chica...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 22:40
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Take a knee, and try to understand the politics of sports...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:20:18