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Caption: George Gershwin
It wasn’t just the stock market and industry that saw jaw-dropping increases in productivity. It was seen in music as well. Especially jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1920s Mardi Gras
It’s has been celebrated around the world for centuries, but in America, we commonly associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans.

Bought by KVNF, WCPN, and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Thanks for tuning in for this great episode on a social enterprise out of Miami! Our guest is Andres Restrepo, one of the founders of PalmEraMia, w...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 33:48
Caption: Edith Wilson
1929 was a pivotal time in the careers of Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller. They had prominent roles in the off Broadway show, Connie’s Hot Chocolat...

Bought by WNMU-FM and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jelena S. Mishina
Shared Workshop - Jelena S. Mishina Welcome listeners!  We have the courageous and smart founder of Shared Workshop here with us on the show. Her n...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 40:53
Caption: pianist Edgar Hayes
Long before the era that became known as “Big Bands”, there were plenty of big bands. And, they were known to swing, too.

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New York City night life
They may have been less than 10-miles apart, but New York City and Harlem were both vying for the top spot in jazz venues in the 1920s.

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Back for another episode of the Bonfires of Social Enterprise. Kathleen Kelly Janus is our guest discussing her new book, Social Startup Success, H...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 38:21
Caption: Chicago Hottentots
Traditional jazz began its road to sophistication in the mid 1920s with artists like Louie Armstrong, Albert Nicholas, Richard M. Jones, Johnny Dod...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Austin High School Gang
Although there really wasn’t a “School” for jazz musicians in 1920s Chicago, you wouldn’t convince the young Chicagoans intent on learning the new ...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Happiness [is an inside job]...
Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on backstage and in...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 46:08
Caption: Jimmy Noone
This program visits Chicago's South Side in the latter 1920s to hear three of the leading proponents of jazz clarinet.

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Our Common Future Conference 2017
Our Common Future conference was held in Detroit, Michigan at the end of October 2017. We have a Part One and a Part Two to give you the top ten.  ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 39:11
Caption: Our Common Future Conference 2017
Our Common Future conference was held in Detroit, Michigan at the end of October 2017. We have a Part One and a Part Two to give you the top ten.  ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 41:52
Caption: Poster for New Year's Eve 1928
By the time 1929 rolled around, jazz had become America's popular music.

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, and KCBX


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Motorcycles with skis; Milwaukee's best... loving couple; the love story of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, an acting couple whose activism was no act; l...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Alberta Hunter
Early jazz vocalists had to create something quite different. A voice that matched the multi layered instruments they were accompanying.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: DIME Detroit
Hear from the founders who took a chance, traded London for Detroit and began to engage with the young music talent of Detroit and then Denver. As ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 39:27
Caption: Giancarlo Guerrero and host John Clare, Credit: Michael Daugherty
We’ll hear from a five time GRAMMY® award winner, conductor Giancarlo Guerrero on today’s What’s New.

Bought by KVNO, WETS, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Buddy Bolden
This is a trek through the streets of New Orleans of the 1920s.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Deadwood VFW Burgers & Bourbon, wild turkey dinner… maybe; tiny love in Portland (Oregon, that is); love story of America’s first acting couple. We...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Cory Daniels interview with Bob Minkin

Bought by KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Piron's New Orleans Orchestra 78 RPM
This program is a trek into the streets of New Orleans and the earliest days of jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Ijapa the Tortoise" and "Titeliture"

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
Caption: Stephen Garten
Welcome back to another episode of The Bonfires of Social Enterprise. My name is Romy and I'm your host and guide here. This time, we hear from Ste...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 39:54