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Caption: Cornet Red Nichols
Musicians were known to violate their recordings contracts fairly regularly in the 1920s. It’s the old story that the talent was underpaid. So, it ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Suffragette
As The Jazz Age roared to like in the 1920s so did the suffragette movement. In 1918 women were granted voting rights, and they took that to mean i...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: IAJRC Volume II
Fifty years ago the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors began publishing the Journal devoted to early jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ocean Park Oak Bluffs, Credit: Michael Blanchard
Guests Include: American Composer, Dean Rosenthal, Islander Michael Blanchard talks about his sobriety and Steve Auerbach, Daily Operations Manager...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 34:33
Caption: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Woody Guthrie’s book Bound For Glory is now over 75 years old. It’s a book that told it like it was about the great depression. In honor of this Po...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Victor Wooten is generally regarded as the most accomplished bass guitarist of his generation and is one of the founding member of the multiple Gra...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: :45
Caption: Jack Teagarden
Jack Teagarden and Pee Wee Russell: They each approached their music very differently. At the same time, that’s what made them similar.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Theodore Roach
To whom do we give the title, "Origin of the Blues"? No one truly knows, but there a several geographical locations that have dibs. Does it matter?

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Don Redman
Try to arrive at a definitive, all-inclusive understanding of jazz, and you’ll be mistaken. After all, the real beauty of the music is that it cann...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Sharing, Credit: Julia Meek
Humanitarian Hervé Kempf suggests: “Consume less; share better.” Hope you can share an hour of your time to hear how it's done!

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, WFIU, GCR (Global Community Radio), 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mayyadda, Credit: Osaro Obanor
Only recently did Mayyadda make the decision to perform professionally. But she’s come a long way in a short time, playing prestigious clubs such a...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
What do student jazz players do? They work had during the school year, and when summer comes, they work even harder playing in bands with their fri...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: The Dakota Combo, Credit: Andrea Canter
The Dakota Combo. It’s a jazz group made up of metro area high school players whose players are immersed in soaking up lessons from their mentors. ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Maryam Yusafzadeh at home, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Maryam Yusafzadeh has been involved in many adventurous musical project over the years, and she’s at it again with a new Jazz group that combines m...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Our guest this week on Art of the Song is the legendary Canadian-American folk singer, educator and activist, Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Bought by WRNC-LP and KVMR


  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has been pushing down musical boundaries for over four decades with her hauntingly...

Bought by KISU, KFOK-LPFM, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Perfect for Black History Month (February)or MLK Day (January), Night Lights presents this one-hour program of jazz tributes to Dr. Martin Luther K...

Bought by KAZU, WAER, KPIP-LP, WCPN, WHFR and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2008
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 56