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Caption: The Missourians
After leaving New Orleans in 1917, some brief stops in St. Louis and Kansas City, jazz musicans landed in Chicago. From there, many of them moved o...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the best voices in country music Gary Morris.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes bona fide country music star Gary Morris plus The Legacy Nashville Sounds...

Bought by WSLR, KZUM, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: 1920s Saxophonists
The saxophone was invented in the early 1800s, but wasn’t well received until the early 1900s. Then it became a staple in jazz. The most influentia...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you want to hear the latest and greatest in wind band music? This week on Wind & Rhythm, we’re featuring a treasure trove of band music with hi...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, KTXK, and KMFA


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charleston sheet music
Let’s see … Foxtrot, Black Bottom, Shimmy, Charleston, The Baltimore, Lindy Hop (previously, Texas Tommy), Turkey Trot, One-step, Shimmy, and later...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Composer Alberto Ginastera and feline friend
Works by Alberto Ginastera, the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important and innovative composers of the twe...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Jelly Roll Morton
In the latter 1920s, jazz enthusiasts began to hear a very different style introduced into their favorite music. Although the overall sound remaine...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this segment we share music from our Open the Tent Event held in Grand Rapids and you will hear spoken words from the Storytelling Live! Open Mi...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:59
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How do you celebrate Independence Day? With hotdogs and a baseball game? Sunscreen and swimming pools? What about patriotic music and a slice of ...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, 'The Sea', RadioFreePalmer, WRFA-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Folk legend Si Kahn on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes folk icon Si Kahn to celebrate his legacy with special appearances from T...

Bought by WETS, Radio Bristol, WVRU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Shuffle Along 1924
The best way to have your music heard in the 1920s was to present it on stage, on or off Broadway. Selling sheet music goes just so far, and radio ...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cootie Williams
Musical instruments have been used for creative imagery as long as anyone can remember, so it’s not surprising that jazz ushered in a new and color...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on how creativity c...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 51:00
Caption: Warren "Baby" Dodds
The evolution of jazz traps that accompanied the drums began in about 1880, no one knows for sure …however the first recorded evidence is not heard...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A weekly radio show featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music hosted by veteran, Tony Vasquez

Bought by WICR, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Back Room, NYC
Jazz officially moved into the Big Apple in 1917 with the Original Dixieland Jazz Band. But it wasn’t until the music began to blend with Tin Pan A...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One cannot discuss the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema without talking about composer Silvestre Revueltas. We’ll hear selections from some of his grea...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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A weekly radio show hosted by veteran Tony Vasquez, featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music.

Bought by WICR, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Omer Simeon
This program features three musicians, Johnny Dodds, Jimmy Noone and Omer Simeon. All three cut their teeth in New Orleans musical circles, and the...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A weekly radio show featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music, hosted by veteran Tony Vasquez.

Bought by WICR, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Both Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong entered the professional music scene in the early 1920s. Both favored traditional jazz with its roots in New O...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Trambauer
In size and tone, the C-melody Saxophone is half way between its cousins -- tenor and alto. Once you’ve heard it in the creative hands of Frankie T...

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Michael Johnathon and The Ohio Valley Symphony.
Folksinger Michael Johnathon and The Ohio Valley Symphony celebrate the music and stories of America's front porch.

Bought by KZUM, Red River Radio Network, WETS, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WRGY and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: James Blythe
Chicago musician Jimmy Blythe was well respected by his peers. He had a feel for jazz very few could equal. By the time he was 22, he had cut sever...

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The American Chamber Players play Schubert and Gaubert

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3