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Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for a global playlist reflecting the many Jewish moods of spring.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Miss Peggy Lee was more than a pop star: she was also a world-class songwriter in the male-dominated world of jazz. On this Afterglow special, I’ll...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Pianist Judith Jáuregui
Lesser known orchestral and chamber works by the composer of Goyescas and 12 Spanish Dances.

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


  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Sounds Jewish welcomes 2019 with songs of hope, blessing, advice, drinking and dancing.

Bought by WVTF


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a Christmas special like none other. Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan scours record stores, dustbins, and basements to find t...

Bought by KHNS, KUPR low power FM, RadioFreePalmer, WCAI / WNAN, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
In a world filled with nearly non-stop Christmas music, “Sounds Jewish” offers an hour of Chanukah earworms.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Get ready to light those candles and tune in to the next "Sounds Jewish" for some of the best Chanukah discs from around the globe.

Bought by WJFF, KBBI, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The guitar in the 19th century had not yet achieved its rightful status as an expressive and legitimate concert instrument. Known as “The Beethoven...

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


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Composer Manuel María Ponce
A celebration of the genius of Manuel María Ponce through his works for solo piano and guitar, highlighted by his acclaimed Concierto del Sur.

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


  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15
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On this fall fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at songs for the fall season, including "Autumn Leaves," "Autumn In New York," and "Septembe...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Guitarist Slava Grigoryan
Known as the “Sarasate of the guitar,” Francisco Tárrega’s works are challenging to play and inspiring to hear, especially as performed by Julian B...

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Isaac Albéniz with his daughter Laura
Works for piano by the Spanish virtuoso and composer Isaac Albéniz. performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jewish recordings brought to you by Docteh Farkakte.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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On this fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at the music of songwriter Harry Warren, known for such diverse songs as "Lullaby of Broadway," "...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An Afterglow special perfect for Memorial Day! An exploration of the popular songs from World War II, sung by Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinat...

Bought by KTXK


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour of springtime songs from the Great American Songbook, sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie, Mel Torme, Nina Simone, and more. Hosted by ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When Leonard Bernstein hosted the Young People’s Concerts in 1958, he started with the William Tell Overture and the black and white video captured...

Bought by 'The Sea', KTXK, WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Vinyl records. Notebooks. Polaroid cameras. Cassette Tapes. All analog technologies that, up to a decade ago, were pretty much extinct. But over th...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 26:31
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Just after Passover, the Jewish people and our allies commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Alex Kime
Following their sold-out show in Chicago, Parquet Courts sat down to discuss life on the road and their writing process. Edited by Alex Kime.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 18:30
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for entertaining and soulful Passover-inspired songs by Jews and other readers of the Hebrew Bible.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Valentine's Day isn't officially Jewish, but why miss out on the chocolate?

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What is your favorite name for the jolly fellow in the red suit? St. Nicholas, Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Pelznickle? So many nam...

Bought by KRPS, RadioFreePalmer, WLPR, KRZA, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8