PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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One day in 1969, Paulette Cooper decided to see what she could get away with.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:22
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On the afternoon of June 23rd, 1972, Martin McNally walked into the St. Louis airport with a wig, a sawed-off rifle, and a plan.

Bought by ABC and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 2
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There is nothing Richard “Racehorse” Haynes wouldn’t do to win a case. He once held a cattle prod against his skin. He cross examined an empty chai...

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: All bugs are just dust in the wind - An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that ...

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Interviews with Darryl Jones and Juan Rodriguez. Darryl was an Assistant State's Attorney based at the jail, and Juan Rodriguez has run a food tru...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:05
Caption: Acoustic Smoke
Joseph Holt and Roy Hershberger traveled long distances, decades, on different musical paths before an off-the-cuff jam session sparked the the beg...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Carla Anderson (right), Credit: Adrien de Martini
Bobby podcasts from Balance Hair Salon in downtown Jersey City, while lounging in one of the shop’s large, adjustable chairs, with Carla Anderson, ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:12:57
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Bobby speaks with Dina Rae, a loving wife and mother who resides in the Chicago suburbs and writes novels of fiction about what we both agree to be...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2013
  • Length: 39:48
Caption: The Warehouse Theatre in Brussels, Belgium
The American Theater Company in Brussels, Belgium, will perform Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "A Delicate Balance" in January 2013. ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
Caption: Wynton Marsalis
"For me I always grew up watching my father and other jazz musicians, they never played for that many people, they were always struggling. They did...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Fold.It screen shot
A web-based video game called FoldIt uses crowd-sourcing in the hopes of solving some very big -- er, tiny -- biological problems.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 06:17
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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in jazz vocals – and his music always feels fresh. Hear how Miles Davis changed his life.

Bought by WMOT, CJRT-FM, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sam Rivers, Credit: Frank Stewart
Sam Rivers has sounded his horn across six decades of jazz with Miles Davis, Cecil Taylor, and Dizzy Gillespie. Producer David Goren brings us an i...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2011
  • Length: 09:23
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

Bought by WEZU, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mass of maggots
One of the most disgusting creatures is in fact one of the most useful. Join Paula Kahumbu and Dino Martins on a smelly journey of discovery.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2010
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Misha Dichter, Credit: Stefan Cohen
A regular part of Misha Dichter’s performance schedule includes playing music for two pianos with his wife, Cipa Dichter. The two practically grew...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
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The harmonica master has a new album!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KCSM, KMUW, KPVL and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Anna Netrebko, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
Got a cold – feel one coming on? Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has an over-the-counter remedy she guarantees every time. Use this 20 second clip t...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :20
Caption: Danielle de Niese, Credit: hansspeekenbrink-nl
The career of soprano Danielle de Niese really took off when she performed the role of Cleopatra in the Handel opera, Julius Caesar. Her operatic ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Hilary Hahn
Violinist Hilary Hahn performed on the Tonight Show in March 2010. Her strategy for playing in front of a huge audience of 100's of thousands is to...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jan 13, 2010
  • Length: :37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Percussionist Evelyn Glennie had formal music training all her life, including attending the Royal Academy of Music in London. Still, some of her ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :24
Caption: Vadim Repin
It might not have been a "fly on the wall" moment, but it would be interesting to know who spoke first when three leading classical music soloists,...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pascal Roge
All children go through phases and stages. They can be cute, adorable, precocious and obnoxious. Pianist Pascal Roge went through each of these p...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: :15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cochineal Bug
You can't help but love insects when you listen to Kenyan entomologist Dino Martins. In this short piece he explains the natural history of the Coc...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:37
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Legendary actor talks to me about his time with Company Of Angels, a theater company he helped found and a special event that he is a part of on Oc...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2009
  • Length: 15:54