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We’re celebrating the holiday season with Nativity music from the late Renaissance to the early 17th century in Europe, performed by the musicians ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Music host Paul Ingles guides listeners through HOUR 2 of a two-hour musical tour of both famous and more obscure King masterworks that span his ne...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KSJE


  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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So far, we have broadcast ninety-nine one-hour programs to tell the story of the first 100 years of recorded jazz. We have heard the creative work ...

Bought by WLPR, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KMUN


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This is the last of a series of five programs featuring jazz since 1990, presented as a single selection for each year to reflect trends, career hi...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUN


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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This is the 98th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. The programs have chronologically followed the history of recorded jazz and, as we appr...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This is the 97th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. We move now into the 21st century, presenting music from less than twenty years ago. Wh...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUN


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This is the 96th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. As we present more recent music, we face the historian’s dilemma - what performances wi...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUN


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jim Pessek outside the defunct Red Owl store in Stewart, Minn., Credit: Anna Stitt
Stewart, Minnesota, used to be a bustling farm and railroad town. In recent decades, stores have been shuttered and young people have left. But not...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:42
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This is the 95th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. For 94 programs have moved on a roughly chronological path through the history of 100 y...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Never far from the pulse of jazz innovation, New York in the 1980s incubated what has become known as the “downtown scene.” Radically multi-stylist...

Bought by KMUN and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Ironically, the record label that most consistently offered an outlet for the American jazz avant-garde in the 1980s was the Italian Black Saint / ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Perhaps no jazz musician recorded a more varied output in more diverse setting in the 1980s than tenor saxophone and bass clarinet player David Mur...

Bought by KMUW, KMUN, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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In the 1980s, the avant-garde, although still home to many fine free jazz players, increasingly adopted an ecumenical approach to historical styles...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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As the 1970s came to a close, many musicians searching for alternatives to jazz-rock fusion or free jazz found a home in straight-ahead acoustic ja...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and KMUW


  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Perfectly timed to reinforce the value of acoustic mainstream jazz and provide an alternative to both fusion and free jazz, Art Pepper, Dexter Gord...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz-rock fusion was a powerful force in the music in the early seventies, but noticeably began to run out of steam mid-decade. European influences...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Previously in this series we have surveyed record labels as representative of the jazz trends in their times – for example bebop on Dial in the 40s...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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By 1970, Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul were recognized as two of the finest hard bop composers and players having contributed the full range of the...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and WMOT


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Chick Corea began recording as a sideman for artists like Mongo Santamaria, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann and Cal Tjader in 1962. In 1966, his began t...

Bought by KMUW, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and WMOT


  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:18:35
  • Purchases: 3
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British guitarist John McLaughlin contributed to creating the bold new sound of Miles Davis’s great proto-fusion works, In A Silent Way and Bitches...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and WMOT


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Jazz-rock fusion or, often, simply “fusion” emerged in the late 60s as the child of many mothers. Characterized by electric instruments and rock rh...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and WMOT


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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The brutal repression of the subversive mixed-race jazz subculture in South Africa led to the emigration of several important musicians whose work ...

Bought by KMUW, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WMOT, and WCNY


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Soul Jazz developed in the late 1950s and become a staple of ghetto jukeboxes. Its catchy lines, heavy beat and blues-influenced phasing became a p...

Bought by WMOT, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and WCNY


  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Rarely has a jazz instrument been so completely redefined as the organ was at the hands of Jimmy Smith. In his wake, the Hammond B3 organ gained wi...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KAZU, and WCNY


  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5