PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin joins in the space race with the women of Hidden Figures.

Bought by KTXK, WLPR, WSGE, KKRN, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Walter Page
It too decades for jazz historians to recognize regional bands for their influence on the music.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Here’s another look at the extraordinary talents of Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller, with more humorous stories from behind the scenes.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fats Waller
Thomas Wright ‘Fats’ Waller is one of the few who can be called a legend during his lifetime, even though it was all too short: 39 years. Here he ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Johnny Dodds
Johnny Dodds was one of the greatest clarinetist of the 1920's. Although both Jimmy Noone and Sidney Bechet had better technique, Dodds had a very ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: sheet music cover
As New Orleans musicians began to migrate north following the closure of Storyville (the red light district near the navy base), it was only natura...

Bought by Radio New Zealand and KCBX


  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cladys "Jabbo" Smith
Cladys "Jabbo" Smith is one of the finest exponents of early jazz trumpet, yet he is overshadowed by Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, and many oth...

Bought by WNCU and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
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His friends called him "Hoochie Coo," and he was one of the great jazz pianists ... composer of hundreds of songs, but best known for writing the t...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:00