PRX - Pieces for Format: Special

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

21 results


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
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
Interview with Barbara Reynolds,founding editor of USA Today on her 2017 book My Life, My Love, My Legacy biography of Coretta King, condensed from...

Bought by WMMT and WVAS


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
WV examine the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’S...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 45:28
Piece image
On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part 3 of “What’s Race Got to do With It?” Media Management of Minority Images”. previously, Bryant...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 31:24
Piece image
On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:26
Piece image
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
Piece image
On Tuesday, January 22nd 2013 at Winona State University, Charles McDew, former chairman of The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (from 19...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
One-hour documentary about the life and legacy of Barbara Jordan, the first black woman from the South to serve in the U.S. Congress.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
A conversational profile of Ralph Bunche - a sometimes overlooked African-American who excelled in the world of diplomacy. Bunche negotiated tire...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KUOW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Aspen Public Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: PRX default Piece image
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