PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Lillian "Lil" Hardin Armstrong
This is a tribute to a few of the more influential women who were instrumental in the formation of early jazz.

Bought by WYSO, WKMS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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
Caption: Jane Green
This is a sampling of the women who performed on Broadway and recorded studio sessions in the 1920s.

Bought by WCPN, WNMU-FM, WCPN, WXAV 88.3FM, and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Annette Hanshaw
She was known as “The Personality Girl,” with a singing style that crossed over between sweet and hot jazz-influenced presentations. Annette Hansha...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alberta Hunter
The four blues vocalists in this hour are not well known. That certainly doesn’t mean they aren’t worthy of praise and recognition: Alberta Hunter...

Bought by WMMT, WJSU, and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Father Peter O'Brien and Mary Lou Williams - Monterey Jazz Fest., 1971, Credit: Paul Slaughter Photos
“My father forced me to go to dancing school and take accordion lessons. I was a lousy dancer, couldn’t play, but there was this yearning for that ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 6
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An Evening of music with Female Folk Icon Gillian Welsh, recorded live at the 2004 Four Corners Folk Festival in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Bought by Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 3