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Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Sounds Jewish commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with music that honors the late Civil Rights leader.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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It’s Black Music Month and we’re celebrating with a look at only a few of the many many incredible artists who have shaped music, crossed genres an...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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On this special episode we will hear music from all of the artists, albums and singles in the 2013 class of the Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
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From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black peopl...

Bought by WCPN, WCSU-FM, KAZU, WMOT, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2010
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 14
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A short profile with Big Chief Bo Dollis and keyboardist Willie Tee of the Mardi Gras classic "New Suit."

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WNCU


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WMOT, WVAS, WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29
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A one-hour retrospective of 20th Century African-American Religious Music and Interviews

Bought by WSGE, 90.5 WSNC, KLCC, KTNA, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2005
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15