PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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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: New York University Press, Credit: Trade card for Cottolene
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 19:53
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
Caption: Hubert Sumlin at the 2009 WC Handy Blues & BBQ Fest, Credit: John Luttrell
We remember Hubert Sumlin, legendary guitarist and long-time sideman for Howlin' Wolf, passed away at the age of 80 on December 4, 2011.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Wynton Marsalis looks back on music from throughout his career, from the straight jazz to his more classical compositions.

Bought by KISU, Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
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Once known as the "Black Broadway," U Street is again a vibrant cultural place in the city, as evidenced by Arena Stage's smash production of Sophi...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: Clarence Clemons (left) with Bruce Springsteen From Born To Run Album Jacket
Saxman Clarence Clemons, original member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, died from complications following a stroke, June 18, 2011 at the age...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, Wyoming Public Radio, KMXT, KSUT, KBBI and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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"Well, growing up in Detroit I was exposed to a lot of different music, a lot of different cultures at a very young age without ever having to leav...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 6
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Contemporary music from all over the Americas, that takes African roots into an electronic future!

Bought by WNYE, WKAR, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 07, 2011
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Portrait of William Wells Brown, Credit: Engraving from State Historical Society of Missouri
SueMedia Productions, in conjunction with the National Audio Theatre Festivals, (NATF) is offering "William’s Leap for Freedom" for Stations to bro...

Bought by KFAI, KUNM, KFAI, WEMU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2011
  • Length: 52:57
  • Purchases: 20

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11
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The Mysterious and Enduring Legacy of Robert Johnson

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KMUW, Aspen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2010
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 14
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Elwood takes a trip to Graceland!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KMUW, KALH, Aspen Public Radio, North State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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An intimate look at Hitsville, U.S.A.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KMUW, KEOS, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2010
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman
Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—of...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 23
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The making and influence of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme."

Bought by WJAB, WMOT, WCPN, KMUW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 01:58:20
  • Purchases: 14
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Another 3 hour mixshow episode of Intelligent Hip-Hop Radio & 21st Century Black Radio of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & J...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2010
  • Length: 02:58:13
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Hear that lonesome whistle blow!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KREV-LP, KEOS, WNCU and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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An exclusive look at the new Jimi Hendrix album, "Valleys Of Neptune"

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, WNCU, and WXXI


  • Added: Mar 01, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A new CD helps answer the question: where was Jimi Hendrix headed next?

Bought by KGLT, Radio New Zealand, WCPN, KUCB, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Little Freddie King, Credit: Barry Yeoman
Prime Time Radio presents "Truckin' My Blues Away," a music-rich documentary that profiles four Southern bluesmen and the folklorist who is working...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WEMU, WCNY, WEMU, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2010
  • Length: 54:23
  • Purchases: 29
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Author Gary Giddins joins host Dick Golden to discuss Louis Armstrong's life in music. Many seminal Armstrong recordings are featured.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2010
  • Length: 57:36
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Author Gary Giddins joins host Dick Golden to discuss Louis Armstrong's life in music. Many seminal Armstrong recordings are featured.

Bought by KAZU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2010
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1