PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG: Animators Mark Henn and Mike Surrey talk to Andrea Chase about the pleasures and perils of returning to hand-drawn anima...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 15:03
Caption: The Paschall Brothers onstage, Credit: Virginia Folklife Program
The Paschall Brothers of Chesapeake sing four-part harmony in a style with a storied tradition.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
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Ninety-four year-old Blues legend recalls his almost thirty years as a boxcar hobo and gambler.

Bought by XRAY.fm and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2009
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: the Arcelor Mittal Steel Mill, East Chicago, IN.  Formerly Inland Steel, Credit: Ayana Contreras
Recorded by fellow retired steelworker Joe Gutierrez, and produced by Ayana Contreras, this piece was created for Vocalo.org in conjunction with Th...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
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A woman who teaches English in African refugee camps finds her students sometimes need more than an English lesson.

Bought by PRX Remix, Marfa Public Radio, and KRUA


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Youth Radio's Mark Anthony Waters., Credit: Wilmer Tejada
Youth Radio's Mark Anthony Waters used to hear straight guys in his inner-city neighborhood whisper about his style on the bus. Now, they're copyin...

Bought by KVNF, KUOW, and WMNF


  • Added: Dec 08, 2008
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 3
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guitarist Lionel Loueke performs with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter

Bought by WAER


  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Ramsey Lewis - still in with the in crowd

Bought by WAER and WEKU


  • Added: Oct 06, 2008
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 2
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a short musical journey through the career of Wayne Shorter

Bought by WAER and WEKU


  • Added: Oct 06, 2008
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Rabbi Capers Funnye leads the black Jews of Chicago.

Bought by Vocalo.org, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 09, 2008
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 3
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Seniors in Atlanta Remember Where They Were When King Died

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and KFAI


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Mardi Gras Kongs of Bacchus
This short piece talks with pianist Art Neville and drummer John Boudreaux about the Mardi Gras standard "Mardi Gras Mambo."

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A short documentary featuring pianist Art Neville and bassist George Porter Jr. about the Mardi Gras standard "Indian Red."

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Jazz singer Chris Calloway, daughter to the legendary singer and band leader Cab Calloway, died August 7, 2008. Chris recalls her father's legacy ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KGLT, and WVRU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A Buffalo Soldier comes alive through a Yosemite park ranger

  • Added: Dec 11, 2007
  • Length: 08:49
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Rookie Reporter Veralyn Williams reports on the use of the N-word.

Bought by WRNC-LP, KFAI, YouthCast, WBEZ, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2007
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 6
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Keith has the smarts to go to a good college, but he wants to make it as a rapper.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, PRX Remix, YouthCast, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jun 02, 2007
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 4
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A pioneer of Texas rhythm and blues tells her story

  • Added: Feb 06, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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First person vignette with music.

Bought by PRX Remix, Troy Public Radio, WBHM, KXOT Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2007
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 14
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WETA's David Ginder interviews Ed Bradley

Bought by KCUR and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Jazz drummer Nasar Abadey demonstrates his skills and shares his thoughts on the nature of rhythm

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KVMR


  • Added: Oct 02, 2006
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 2
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the Big Chief of the Flaming Arrows mardi gras indian tribe talks about his new life post-katrina in Austin

  • Added: Sep 06, 2006
  • Length: 04:12
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Chuck Close and the Gee's Bend Quilters create works of art from tiny pieces

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2006
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Somali taxi drivers in Portland Maine sit with their frustrations, hopes, and memories.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: May 24, 2006
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1