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Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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PaviElle brings her own special brand of NEo-Soul and R&B to the stage. In this performance at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota,...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:48
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Composer Jessie Montgomery speaks about identity, patriotism, and music as a catalyst for physically bringing people together.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:50

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 28:28
  • Purchases: 3
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We celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's centennial with a look at one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
Caption: Martina Arroyo, Credit:  Marty Umans
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Art Works presents a 2010 interview with the great Martina Arroyo. We salute Martina Arroyo for her brilliant v...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KMUW, WCPN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, Radio New Zealand, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Beyonce
Teen radio journalist, Lilli Carlsen, traces how her journey to become a feminist directly corresponds to musical artist Beyonce’s lyrics. For many...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by PRX Remix and KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: McCoy in the studio circa 1984.
You may not know Rosemarie McCoy’s name, but you probably know her songs. Over 800 of them spanning the full range of American pop music, from Rhyt...

Bought by WSKG, WCAI / WNAN, WBEZ, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 4
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When we think of early rock and roll most of us think of musicians like Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash. But all these legends grew ...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 4
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Singer Jacqui Sutton talks about the long road to a new sound -- Frontier Jazz -- as well as her band and some of the songs on her new album.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo, Credit: Chess Records
SUGAR PIE DE SANTO is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 54:43
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo, Credit: Chess Records
SUGAR PIE DE SANTO is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 55:15
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo , Credit: Chess Records
Sugar Pie de Santo is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 55:18
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Missy Andersen keeps old school Soul and R&B alive!

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, WNCU, and WXXI


  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10
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This new hour of music and conversation will feature Chaka Khan's career as one of R&B's leading female vocalists, and her influence on contemporar...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WJAB, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WMNF, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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A pioneer of Texas rhythm and blues tells her story

  • Added: Feb 06, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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Music & Interview, "The Color Purple", Brenda's music "Past & Present"

Bought by WJAB and WSGE


  • Added: Feb 08, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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featuring music selections from Ida Cox, Clara Smith, Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Big Mama Thornton, and other icons of American Blues.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WJAB, WNCU, WVPE, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 7