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Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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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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Renowned Irish fiddler Tony DeMarco leads a cast of musicians and dancers from "Green Grass to Bluegrass" in a live performance to celebrate the ho...

Bought by WNMU-FM and WBAA


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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An in-depth look at the life and music of Anthony Newley. Hosted by Mal Thursday, with special guest Garth Bardsley, author of "Stop the World: The...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:49:45
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An Evening With Al Jolson

  • Added: Oct 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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A call to arms to protect business from the anti-capitalist rhetoric of the 1960s.

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, and WRPI


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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: 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: 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: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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A reminiscence of Christmas on the radio in the 1940's

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, KMUD, KVNO, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 77