PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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Robin Barnes was born and raised in the Lower 9th Ward, shuttling between her parents’ and grandparents’ houses and singing the songs they liked to...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
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McBride’s latest book looks to understand what shaped James Brown-- one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Bought by WABE and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Soloman Howard as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the company of Appomattox at Washington National Opera , Credit: Scott Suchman
Tazewell Thompson may be wowing critics and audiences with his direction of the opera Appomattox, but he’s an equally brilliant theater director an...

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tameka Norris, Credit: courtesy Tameka Norris
Tameka Norris talks about her first feature-length film—she plays a version of herself in Meka Jean: How She Got Good. The film debuted during Pros...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 12:07
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anthony Braxton, Credit: Photo by Michael G. Stewart
Anthony Braxton may be considered avant garde but he embraces all musical traditions

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 40:46
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Twelve dancers -- men and women all dressed in black rehearsal clothes -- move with fierce and graceful undulations through the space. They dance t...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justi...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRTI, Red River Radio Network, WJFF, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 40
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2010 NEA Opera Honoree and legendary soprano Martina Arroyo talks about her career in opera, including working with such luminaries as Leonard Bern...

Bought by 'The Sea' and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 27:18
  • Purchases: 2
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Operatic tenor Everett McCorvey talks about how he was drawn into the music, how he helped build the opera program at University of Kentucky, and t...

Bought by WEKU


  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 26:18
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1970?s, dancer Gail Lyons and drummer Emile Latimer discovered love in Buffalo, New York through West African music. After all these years,...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 03, 2011
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Chuck Close and the Gee's Bend Quilters create works of art from tiny pieces

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2006
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1