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Caption: Two Of A Kind in Sunspot Studio With The Children's Hour, Credit: Vanessa Vassar
Award winning children's duo Two Of A Kind play a mini concert for The Children's Hour

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cafe Accordion Orchestra, Credit: Jim Dryden
Café Accordion Orchestra performs a show called Midnight in Paris, where the group performs some of it’s finest French music. The show frequently s...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Cafe Accordion Orchestra, Credit: Jim Dryden
Café Accordion Orchestra performs a show called Midnight in Paris, featuring the group’s finest French music. The show comes to Crooners in Fridley...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: James P. Johnson
Music from the father of Stride piano, James P. Johnson, and his prize student, Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller - 1928-1934.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Beasley's Big Band, Credit: Patrick O'Laughlin
Beasley’s Big Band got started over twenty years ago. The group plays for weddings, civic occasions, and in clubs. The band is named for the late C...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Beasley's Big Band, Credit: Patrick O'Laughlin
Beasley’s Big Band got started over twenty years ago. The group plays for weddings, civic occasions, and in clubs. One great way to see the band is...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Traveling Musician
So many musicians with loads of talent seldom ventured beyond their own boundaries. Here's a sampling of the riches of the 1920s.

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Flagpole sitting
There was a convergence of major events in the late 1920s that sets the time apart from any other decade.

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jan Garber
Popular music of the 1920s was jazz.

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Apollo Theater
The neo-classically designed Apollo with it’s plush interior opened for business in 1913. At first it was a burlesque venue. Later featuring vaudev...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Irving Berlin
Here is a selection of songs from the early years of jazz that had longevity. Their popularity lasted for decades.

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Early Radio
Jazz connected with audiences in the 1920s, but it was the combination of a prolific recording industry and the abundance of radio’s that boosted i...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Glossier is an online beauty company that launched on Instagram in 2014. Emily is also the founder of Into the Gloss, an online community dedicated...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
Caption: Paul Whiteman
Although bandleaders Paul Whiteman and Jean Goldkette were competitors in the 1920s, through their careers they remained friendly rivals.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Durium Records
As the Great Depression set in, record sales began to slump early in 1930. But one record company had an answer.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on “The Live Feed” we take you back to Mid West Music Fest 2015 and the music of Toki Wright. Toki Wright’s music has been described as a ble...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 26:21
Caption: Charles "Buddy" Rogers
During the early years of jazz, vocalists had to experiment with the best way to compliment musicians that specialized in improvisation and counter...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Blossom Seeley
Before the 1920s it was almost unheard of for female vocalists to record popular music. That is unless they were singing a number from their Broadw...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Four talented clarinetists of the 1920s who came from the Vaudeville and musical stage. Ted Lewis, Fess Williams, Wilton Crawley and Boyd Senter.

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Broadway
Show Tunes in Jazz. This features those popular songs of the 1920s and early '30s that became jazz standards, and jazz that made its way to stage.

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1920s Chicago
It's the rough and tumble 1920s Chicago’s speakeasies. You had to have a password to gain entrance through a side door.

Bought by WDCB, Radio New Zealand, and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Tennessee Tooters
They called themselves the Tennessee Tooters and the Hottentots … along with other monikers. There was Red Nichols, cornet - Miff Mole, Trombone -...

Bought by KMUN and KCBX


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thomas Edison
In the early 20th century there was a recording war - a war of recording studios. There was Thomas Edison on one side. Then there was everybody els...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Milton Brown
“The Father of Western Swing” is the moniker tagged to Milton Brown. In 1932, he left the Light Crust Doughboy’s to form his own band: The Musical ...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With Halloween on the way, it’s scary movie season. That means isolated cabins, psychopathic hillbillies, and evil in the woods. One scholar believ...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 3