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Caption: Paul Whiteman
With today’s hindsight, bandleader Paul Whiteman has been both criticized and praised for his influence in early jazz. Yet, he was the first to hav...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Also known as Swing Street, or among musicians of the 1920s and ‘30s … The Street.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kat Perkins, Credit: Vaney Poyey
Kat Perkins. She’s a small-town kid from a musical family who started writes and sings rock music. The trail led through the television show The Vo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Kat Perkins, Credit: Vaney Poyey
Kat Perkins. She’s a small-town kid from a musical family who writes and sings rock music. Kat’s musical trail led her through the television show ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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This program is devoted to those pioneering jazz violinists of the 1920s and ‘30s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Clare & Cristina Spinei, Credit: Jodi Taylor
We’ll focus on the rising young composer Cristina Spinei on this episode of What’s New. She’s based in Nashville, has a new EP out, and just had a ...

Bought by WETS, GCR (Global Community Radio), Delmarva Public Radio, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Chicago 1920s
During the 1920s, Chicago was the center of musical creativity.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Bookshop
Alfonso de Vilallonga - Spanish Film Composer - My Life Without Me, Transsiberian, Blancanieves, Abracadabra, The Bookshop

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Andy Secrest, cornet
The friends who surrounded Bix Beiderbecke in the 1920s is virtually a who's who in jazz. There wasn't one who didn't admire the man who played no ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ma Rainey
Before the electrical recording process was invented, vocalists had to sing into a large pick up horn. Women were disadvantaged because their voice...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Graystone Ballroom
Detroit isn’t usually thought of as an active jazz center in the 1920s, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Fact is, Detroit boasted one o...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke in 'Before Sunrise' (1995)
With the critical reappraisal of Ethan Hawke in full swing after a career-best performance in Paul Schrader's "First Reformed," Adam and Josh comme...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KSRQ, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: 1920s street musician
There’s a very good reason why so many songs in the 1920s relate to streets: Basin Street and Vine Street Blues for example. This is a result of mu...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maria and Tony, Credit: Mark Alan-Lovewell
Guests Include: Elaine Weintraub, island educator, historian and co-founder of the African American Heritage Trail, Brooke Harman Ditchfield, Direc...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:44
Caption: Louis Armstrong
Although Louis Armstrong is remembered as the best New Orleans trumpet, he’s also vividly remembered as a creative vocalist. What made him so diffe...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sheri Lozano of Link2Lift
We had some fun jumping over to the west coast to talk with Sheri Lozano of Link2Lift. Sheri discusses her innovative and collaborative idea to use...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 40:27
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Host Grant Frashier talks with Meggan Denny-Shepard from Brainerd about belly dancing in Minnesota.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: 1920s New Orleans
Those jazz musicians who didn’t leave for the Big Apple or the Windy City in the 1920s were left without a way for their music to be heard beyond N...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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If you don't know anything about a humbucker or what humbucker even means we're going to tell you all about it this week on Rock School.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, WYAP, KSRQ, KRSC and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome soulful vocalist, Sarah Marie Young, with Stu Mindeman on keyboards, Andrew Vogt on bass, and Greg Artry ...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Henry "Red" Allen
Allen brought his musical talents from New Orleans to New York in the early 1920s when he left his steamboat band in St. Louis. Throughout his care...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard M. Jones
Here are selections from the earliest recordings of pianist and composer Richard M. Jones, who had several hundred songs to his credit including ja...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Hayes Echoing Green
Kate Hayes EchoingGreen- Board Health Welcome, welcome, welcome, to the Bonfires of Social Enterprise. Back for another conversation this time with...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 39:50
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Wow, what a really great episode on a social enterprise called Genusee. Creatively designing eyewear out of recycled single-use plastic water bottl...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 31:58
Caption: Paul Barry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Paul Barry, Twin Cities Blues Harp Player Combines blues band influences from Chicago and West Coast in live shows by the Ace Tones. In a conversat...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00