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Antonio Sanchez talks about the melody of jazz drumming and his new CD, New Life. [34:21]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 34:21
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Heritage Fellow Harold Burnham keeps the Essex shipbuilding tradition alive and vibrant. [30:47]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 30:47
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Kyes Stevens
We asked poet Kyes Steven of Auburn University's Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project to record a workshop for us. Take a listen. Prison Poetr...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Voices UnBroken, Credit: Voices UnBroken
A poet famous for writing about the civil rights movement and for epitomizing black arts movement feminism, Sonia Sanchez passed through Attica’s g...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:52
  • Purchases: 1
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 3
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How do musicians come up with the scores for Hollywood blockbuster films? Mark Graham, seasoned music preparation supervisor, reveals the hectic be...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 07:02
Caption: Erika Kooda
Erika Kooda is a senior at Grand Rapids High School. During the school year she's been checking in with essays reflecting on her experience. In th...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Ashley Bryan, Credit: Rama Hughes
Perhaps Rick Benjamin was nominated to host the show because he has just has this unmistakable GLOW...perhaps it's because of the way this energy i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 44:14
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Stef Adkins competes in his very first Drag Competition as Barbie Que, juggling issues of identity and boundaries.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Deborah J. Hunter's poem "Jazz on a Diamond-Needle Hi-Fi" is performed live in Central Park by jazz musicians Tin Pan. Full poem below.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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KALW’s Nathanael Johnson lives in San Francisco, near Mission and 30th Street. It’s at the intersection of several different neighborhoods with lot...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In part two of our conversation with Choreographer Liz Lerman, we explore false dichotomies, including the one that opposes art to science

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 08, 2011
  • Length: 25:11
  • Purchases: 1
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John Hickenlooper discusses his efforts to use the arts to revitalize Denver and promote economic development and increased livability.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 23:37
Caption: Little Haiti Commemorative Mural, Credit: Mark Diamond
Artist WOLF SENATUS describes participation in Little Haiti Earthquake Anniversary Mural.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:25
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We talk with Director John Schroeder about this year's Mississippi Melodie Showboat.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 07:04
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NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef on Joining Dizzy's Big Band; Finding One's Voice; Lifetime Student; and Musical Beginnings.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard on Rejecting Categories; Chicago; Composing; Early Influences; Early Band; Founding AACM; and Listening Habits.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron on Hearing Coltrane Live; Improvisation; Yusef Lateef; and Moving to NYC.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master George Avakian on "Discovering this strange music"; Wrong Microphone incident; Most Important Accomplishment; Revolutionizing the L...

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 Cedar Walton on Mosaic; His Early Influences; Remembering Arriving in NYC and College Education.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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