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Caption: No Room at the Inn., Credit: Charles McGuigan
In the parish hall of the Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, Virginia there are hundreds of nativities commemorating the birth of Christ. A ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:20
Caption: San Quentin
We traveled to San Quentin State Prison, California’s oldest prison, to learn about the lasting tradition of arts and spoken word in this well know...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:26
  • Purchases: 1
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In The Rock House follows the band Zombie Crash, and explores the learning disable music scene in the UK.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
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NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson on Connecting tot he Audiences; Quotes Eric Dolphy; First Performance; Milt Jackson rock the boat; and Pee Wee Mar...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KCSM, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 8
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NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross on The Contest that Launched Her Career; Being Raised in Hollywood; Working with Lambert and Hendricks; Recording "Singi...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman on Writing for Stan Kenton; Dangers of Success; Starting his own Big Band; Changes to his Arrangement; and Composing

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis on Connecting to Audiences; and Pop.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Dec 03, 2009
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Abbey Lincoln on "Freedom Now Suite"; and Spirit and Character

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Buddy DeFranco on His First Influence; Jazz Contest; "Opus One"; Challenges of the Clarinet; Bepop; and Approaching a Performance.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 09:24
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA Jazz Master Shirley Horn describes her Musical Childhood; Her Influences; Her Collaboration with Miles Davis; and Her Collaboration with Carmen...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER MARIAN MCPARTLAND WAS A BIG FAN OF CLARINET AND SAX PLAYER, SIDNEY BECHET.

Bought by WUSF, KMUW, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA JAZZ MASTER MARIAN MCPARTLAND AND HER TRIO PLAYED A LONG RUNNING GIG AT THE HICKORY HOUSE, A FAMOUS NEW YORK NIGHTCLUB. EVERYONE USED TO STOP ...

Bought by WUSF, KMUW, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 6
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WHEN SHE WAS YOUNG, NEA JAZZ MASTER ABBEY LINCOLN HEARD HER PARENTS’ BEAUTIFUL VOICES SINGING AROUND THE HOUSE AND IN CHURCH. AT AGE FOURTEEN, HER ...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A one-hour radio documentary about the cultural resurgance taking place in Kodiak, Alaska.

Bought by KSFR, WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WJFF, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 22
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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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A producer’s quest for the artist who painted a picture left to her by her grandmother.

Bought by WHQR, KUOW, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 06, 2004
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3