PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Wynton Marsalis
"For me I always grew up watching my father and other jazz musicians, they never played for that many people, they were always struggling. They did...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, PRX Remix and more

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 6
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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in jazz vocals – and his music always feels fresh. Hear how Miles Davis changed his life.

Bought by WMOT, CJRT-FM, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM and more

  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

Bought by WEZU, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU and more

  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Percussionist Evelyn Glennie had formal music training all her life, including attending the Royal Academy of Music in London. Still, some of her ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :24
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It was a busy week in New York for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. He played a big concert in Carnegie Hall, and attended several important meetings the next da...

Bought by WKYU

  • Added: Dec 31, 2007
  • Length: :37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman's two children both grew up to pursue musical careers. It's not something he pushed, but music was one of the parenti...

Bought by WITF

  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
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Pianist Awadagin Pratt likes to play music loud. Unlike most piano students, Pratt didn't spend hours studying the recordings made by famous piani...

Bought by WITF

  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
No matter how much you practice and prepare for a concert, anything can happen on stage, like the time pieces of Richard Stoltzman's clarinet fell ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR

  • Added: Dec 22, 2006
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 2