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In the 1960s, Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, and some other jazz artists began to write religious or so-called “sacred jazz,” to be performed i...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A program featuring the 1970s music of alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, including commentary from Desmond friend and biographer Doug Ramsey.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A two part encore broadcast featuring musicians who consistently push themselves and the boundaries of the music they perform and compose. Piano an...

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Music of the pianist and composer-arranger who left his stamp on the bebop and hardbop era, as well as an interview with Dameron biographer Paul Co...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this extended play, three-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. G...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Louisville Public Media, KGLT, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Folk Salad had the honor of interviewing Joan Osborne via phone and we built our show around the interview that took up nearly the full hour. Joan...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Woodstock organizers, artists and audience members recall the 1969 music festival that rocked the world in more ways than one. Music and memories f...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, RadioFreePalmer, and KSJE


  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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In 1969, musician John Lennon and his wife, performance artist Yoko Ono, were among the most high profile peace advocates on the planet. We'll spot...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KSJE


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Stehpen Kijak and company at the world premiere of SID AND JUDY, San Francisco, CA 6/27/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Stephen Kijak talks context, icons, and the statute of limitations.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2019
  • Length: 17:59
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome the innovative guitarist and composer, Casey Nielsen, with The Lapis Trio, featuring bassist Dan Thatcher...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Paul Ingles hosts this first of two hours of music and reflections by his friends and fans of music legend Prince who died April 21, 2016.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome renowned Chicago composer/pianist Fred Simon, with three of Fred’s close friends: guitarist, David Onderd...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 1
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America in the 1920s: Wall Street was on the rise, cops were on the take, jazz was in the air, and alcohol had been banished—but it certainly hadn’...

Bought by KLCC, KAZU, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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The Oscar-nominated movie Green Book has stirred interest in the life and music of pianist Don Shirley, whose approach defied definition as he drew...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
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Herbie Nichols died in obscurity in 1963, but over the past two decades his luminous compositions have made him a celebrated figure in modern jazz....

  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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A look at the early jazz career and subsequent Peanuts success of pianist Vince Guaraldi, including interviews with jazz critic Doug Ramsey, Guaral...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Vibraphonist Gary Burton was still a teenager when he burst onto the 1960s jazz scene, going on to work with Stan Getz and make a number of memorab...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album. 11 of the best tunes ...

Bought by WVPE, KUOW, KAZU, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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THE EMERGENCE OF BOB DYLAN traces the incomparable artist's rise to the world stage in the 1960's. Second of two hours.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Award-winning music documentarian Paul Ingles hosts this week's mix of tunes from his eclectic personal collection. It's a show where deep tracks a...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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THE EMERGENCE OF BOB DYLAN traces the incomparable artist's rise to the world stage. First of two hours.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on CHICAGO JAZZ LIVE we welcome The Metropolitan Jazz Octet, the reincarnation of a group that was created in the 1950’s by saxophonist/a...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The MUSIC SHOWCASE edition of A SPIN DOWN ABBEY ROAD. Music writers, musicians and Beatles fans weigh in on The Beatles' Abbey Road, the album tha...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2