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Caption: Women's History Month
March is Women’s History Month and this annual series of 60-second spots from KUMD celebrates women of Minnesota who lead, create and Inspire. Thi...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:08
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According to Psychology Today, mindfulness can be defined as “a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe yo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:34
Caption: Stan Getz
“My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef on Joining Dizzy's Big Band; Finding One's Voice; Lifetime Student; and Musical Beginnings.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard on Rejecting Categories; Chicago; Composing; Early Influences; Early Band; Founding AACM; and Listening Habits.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron on Hearing Coltrane Live; Improvisation; Yusef Lateef; and Moving to NYC.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master George Avakian on "Discovering this strange music"; Wrong Microphone incident; Most Important Accomplishment; Revolutionizing the L...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton on Mosaic; His Early Influences; Remembering Arriving in NYC and College Education.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS, NEA JAZZ MASTER DAVE BRUBECK HAS TRAVELED THE WORLD, FORGING RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH MUSIC. HE’S BEEN ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST ...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz on Early Inspiration; Alto Verses Tenor; Spontaneous Improvision; His Sound; and Sideman Mentality.

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


  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Artie Shaw explains that "You do things that some people think are impossible, and that’s what separates the men from the boys."

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and KTRL


  • Added: Dec 03, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Abbey Lincoln on "Freedom Now Suite"; and Spirit and Character

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Slide Hamilton on his Improvision; Life Experience; Connecting with the Audience; and Family Band.

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


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA Jazz Master on His Nickname; Musician's Personality; Ballads; and Mainstream Music.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Curtis Fuller on Tales of a Nun, The Tombone, Defining his Sound, "A Moment's Notice" and European Circus.

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


  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 6
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SHE ENDURED THE CRITICISM. IT WAS 1959. BY THIS TIME, LINCOLN HAD ALREADY RECORDED SEVERAL ALBUMS AND EVEN HAD A SINGING ROLE IN A MOVIE. PIANIS...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER ABBEY LINCOLN DIDN’T PERFORM AS A SINGER UNTIL HIGH SCHOOL. SHE DIDN’T ACTUALLY ASPIRE TO PERFORM PROFESSIONALLY UNTIL SHE WAS DIS...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 4
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THE LATE NEA JAZZ MASTER, ARTIE SHAW COMPOSED ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN SONGS OF THE 20TH CENTURY, BEGIN THE BEGUINE.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA JAZZ MASTER ARTIE SHAW WAS THE SON OF IMMIGRANT PARENTS AND HUNG OUT ON THE STREETS OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT.

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER ARTIE SHAW WAS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PLAYING HIS CLARINET. BUT HE NEVER REALLY CARED MUCH ABOUT THE BUSINESS SIDE OF MUSIC.

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER MARIAN MCPARTLAND AND HER TRIO PLAYED A LONG RUNNING GIG AT THE HICKORY HOUSE, A FAMOUS NEW YORK NIGHTCLUB. EVERYONE USED TO STOP ...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 6
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SOME YOUNG MUSICIANS STUMBLE UPON A TEACHER WHO COMPLETELY CHANGES THE COURSE OF THEIR DEVELOPMENT. 2007 NEA JAZZ MASTER PHIL WOODS WAS ONE OF THE...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, WRTI, KCSM, KVSC and more


  • Added: Oct 29, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Not long ago, a kindergartener snapped a photo of a rare bird...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Certainly not wildlife lovers in eastern Germany...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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They sighted him wandering through the Bavarian Alps, and the German media named him "Petzi" -- the first brown bear known to roam through super-po...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30