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Caption: The Farewell
Gene Park - Sound Designer - Elvis and Nixon, Thoroughbreds, A Vigilante, The Mountain, Midsommar, The Farewell

  • Added: Oct 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lonnie Johnson
In the 1920s, jazz and popular music meant the same thing. At that point the guitar moved out of the rhythm section to became another solo voice.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Candace Bushnell gave us a reason to sit on our couch every week to soak in the stories of the women--and men--of the 90s television culture-chang...

Bought by WNIN, KSJD, KUT, KKRN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown - Inventor of the Oscar-winning Steadicam - Rocky, The Shining, Philadelphia, Bulworth, La Traviata, The Forgotten

  • Added: Oct 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Farewell
Alex Weston - Film Composer - The Farewell, Last Supper, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, The Emperor of All Maladies, and H.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Arthur Lally, reed artist
It seems that before jazz became popular in America, the British were ready to adopt the new music. Even the Prince of Whales got into the act by b...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Farewell
Yong Ok Lee - Production Designer - Pandemic, We Go On, They, Grace, Dead Women Walking, The Farewell

  • Added: Sep 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Cornet Red Nichols
Musicians were known to violate their recordings contracts fairly regularly in the 1920s. It’s the old story that the talent was underpaid. So, it ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andy Kirk 78 rpm recxord label
In the first two decades of jazz, light-heartedness and hokum were prevalent. It wasn’t until the late 1930s that musicians decided to become more ...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: LBMSF
Antoinette Yoka - Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist - MDMA, Sorry to Bother You, I Believe in Unicorns, The Last Black Man in San Francisco

  • Added: Sep 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Cow Cow Davenport
Your environment is your identity. That’s exactly why so many tunes in early jazz were written about the street that inspires the song. Naming a mu...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: LBMISF
Amanda Ramirez - Costume Designer - Fruitvale Station, Steve Jobs, Looking, 13 Reasons Why, Vida, Discreet, and The Last Black Man in San Francisco

  • Added: Sep 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Mississippi River map
It wasn’t just products, livestock and people transported up and down the Mississippi in the 1920s. It was also music. Specifically jazz. A vast ma...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Her Smell
Emma Strachman - Makeup Artist and Department Head - Love After Love, Queen of Earth, Christine, Jessica Jones, Her Smell

  • Added: Aug 31, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Adam Newport-Berra - Cinematographer - First Winter, All the Wilderness, Creative Control, Barry, The Last Black Man in San Francisco

  • Added: Aug 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Burgundy Street sign
The musical traditions that emerged from New Orleans found roots around the world by the late 1920s. It took some time for Tin Pan Alley and Broadw...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jabbo Smith
The legendary jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden reportedly set the standard by which all early performers strived to attain. That’s the legend. Since not...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Over the Rhine returns to the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes acclaimed Ohio husband-wife duo Over the Rhine plus Louisville, Kentucky ...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, WOUB, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Luce
Lisa Myers - Production Designer and Art Director - Robot and Frank, Galveston, Abundant Acreage Available, Someone Great, Luce

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Cole Porter
It seems that in the 1920s … at least in high society circles … it was very common for people to compliment each other, profusely. In fact, it was ...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ODJB
With jazz coming on the scene in the 1920s, composers began reaping big rewards. The public simply couldn’t get enough of the new music, and anyone...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bisbee 17
Keegan DeWitt - Film Composer - Dance Party USA, Inocente, This Is Martin Bonner, Land Ho!, Listen Up Philip, Hearts Beat Loud, Bisbee 17, Charlie ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Coon Sanders Nighthawks
When pianist Earl Hines was added to any band, they seemed to quickly excel. When Don Redman or Bill Challis became the arranger for any orchestra,...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Says
Elizabeth Warn - Costume Designer - Entertainment, Miss Stevens, The Clapper, Sollers Point, Charlie Says, Fast Color, and The Mountain

  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1