PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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The impeccable British jazz critic/writer/musician Leonard Feather assembles a studio of all-stars to open this program, followed by funky guitar b...

Bought by KBBI, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, highlighting end-period performances from Bill Evans, Billie Holiday, and others.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KAZU, WPTC, and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A great arrangement from trumpeter Donald Byrd harkens back the ‘50s, then straight into salsa. What’s the difference between “Jazzvanes” and “Java...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 5
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The Charlie Hunter Trio says come as you are, as it smells like teen spirit! Hunter was influenced by Roland Kirk, of whom we hear playing multiple...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 5
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A fresh sound from TS Monk, rooted in tradition, describes openers for this episode while Lonnie Johnson sings and plays a 1948 hit. Then as if Duk...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WYAP, WOUB, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 6
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“The Falling Man”, Esquire’s most-read story of all time, is discussed by host David Brancaccio (APM's Marketplace Morning Report) and Esquire Writ...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 34:07
  • Purchases: 3
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Mose Allison shouts out the Hacksaw handle, heavyweights Oscar Peterson and Art Blakey, who probably never played together, take turns on our stage...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WVBI-LP, WYAP, KCMJ Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 6
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This week the heartbreak and valor of the American Civil War has inspired filmmakers and film composers since the earliest days of cinema.

Bought by WCRI, KPVL, KREV-LP, KPVL, and WEKU


  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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5 track sampler of The Jayhawks acoustic "Mystery Demos" recorded in 1992.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 19:17
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson on Connecting tot he Audiences; Quotes Eric Dolphy; First Performance; Milt Jackson rock the boat; and Pee Wee Mar...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 8
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NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross on The Contest that Launched Her Career; Being Raised in Hollywood; Working with Lambert and Hendricks; Recording "Singi...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman on Writing for Stan Kenton; Dangers of Success; Starting his own Big Band; Changes to his Arrangement; and Composing

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 Ramsey Lewis on Connecting to Audiences; and Pop.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Dec 03, 2009
  • Length: 02:00
  • 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 Buddy DeFranco on His First Influence; Jazz Contest; "Opus One"; Challenges of the Clarinet; Bepop; and Approaching a Performance.

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


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 09:24
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA Jazz Master Shirley Horn describes her Musical Childhood; Her Influences; Her Collaboration with Miles Davis; and Her Collaboration with Carmen...

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


  • Added: Nov 17, 2009
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods explains that great jazz artists never lose their curiosity.

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


  • Added: Sep 03, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis on the most pivotal person who was instrumental to his music development.

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Jimmy Cobb discusses his decision on moving from Washington, DC to New York City.

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


  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Lost & Found Sound and Beyond" is the second anthology of greatest hits from the Peabody Award winning Lost & Found Sound radio series, heard over ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KUT, KOSU, KHNS, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2004
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 17