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This week, for Black History Month, we're talking about Moses Fleetwood Walker. Don't know who he is? Tune in to find out!

  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:19
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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
Caption: Blackbirds Sheet Music
The review, Lew Leslie’s Blackbirds of 1928, opened at the Liberty Theatre on 42nd Street in May of that year.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
  • 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
Caption: Butterbeans & Susie
Jody and Susie Edwards were apparently married on stage at the Standard Theatre, Philadelphia. They went on perform for several decades billing th...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 13, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Operatic tenor Everett McCorvey talks about how he was drawn into the music, how he helped build the opera program at University of Kentucky, and t...

Bought by WEKU


  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 26:18
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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NEA Jazz Master Herbie Hancock discusses the popularity of his 1961 jazz classic, "Watermelon Man."

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2008
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 16
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WETA's David Ginder interviews Ed Bradley

Bought by KCUR and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 2