PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Music from trumpeter Miles Davis' final years, including his albums Amandla and Tutu, and collaborations with Shirley Horn and Quincy Jones.

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Audra McDonald, Credit: Autumn de Wilde
Aidan Quinn, Audra McDonald and Tonya Pinkins star in shorts by John Patrick Shanley (Oscar, Pulitzer, Tony winner) and Lynn Nottage (Pulitzer Priz...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KFCF FM, KTSW 89.9, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
Caption: Steve & Dee Dee!, Credit: Dee Dee Bridgewater
After months of intermittent phone calls, text messages and emails Dee Dee Bridgewater finally made her debut appearance live in studio on the Ste...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:57

  • Added: Aug 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:59:07
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The 2nd quarter of the soundtrack to your soul was a busy one! We shared the words and music of nine artists talking about everything in their live...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:58:38
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The Latin Journey continues with patriarch of the E family-Pete Escovedo talking congas, timbales and mentoring his highly influential family! A Ca...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:56
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How did slaves resist their oppression? Three works explore what it means to resist and to survive.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KGNU, KMUD, KMUN, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Master drummer Max Roach recounts his own extraordinary journey, from the era of the Jim Crow south to the creation of modern jazz, from the civil ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMOT, WVAS, KAZU and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2007
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 39
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Hip-Hop in Cuba, South Africa, and the Islamic world

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP, KMXT, KISU and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 9
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Michael S. Harper talks about what he teaches in his poetry classes and reads some his favorite poems.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUER, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2005
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 8
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Blues lyrics give us unique insight into the African American experience.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUN, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2005
  • Length: 29:10
  • Purchases: 21
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Considered by many the most important African American leader of the early twentieth century, sociologist, historian, author, teacher, and activist...

Bought by KMUD, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KGNU, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2005
  • Length: 29:10
  • Purchases: 38