PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Cedric de Leon
For a growing number of Americans, our current political realities are of increasing concern. Many are deeply puzzled about what we do in the near ...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1969, Manfred Eicher founded what would become one of the world’s most successful and influential jazz record labels. We’ll hear recordings from...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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It’s easy to be fearful in the world today. But how much of our fear is based on things that are not actual threats? Today, 3 takes. One says fear ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Long before the United States became a nation and implemented American democracy as we know it today, there were town meetings. Nearly 400 years la...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Genuine Fakes, Credit: jacket cover by Rob Ehle
There are fakes all around us. No, this isn’t about “fake news.” In fact, the overuse of that term as given real fakes a bad name. That’s right. We...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Long before the United States became a nation and implemented American democracy as we know it today, there were town meetings. Nearly 400 years l...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Night Lights explores Hoagy Carmichael’s Hollywood period, which yielded the hit songs “Two Sleepy People,” “Ole Buttermilk Sky,” and “In The Cool,...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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In the 1960s, Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, and some other jazz artists began to write religious or so-called “sacred jazz,” to be performed i...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A 90th-birthday-week salute to two veteran pianists influenced by bebop piano master Bud Powell.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Author Paula McLain talks with Benjamin Busch.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:28
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Who would consent to live in a state where all political power was surrendered to the government?

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: A Saint Nicholas miracle legend: The dowry for the three virgins, depicted by Gentile da Fabriano, (c. 1425, Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome)., Credit: (Wikipedia)
An hour-long program of early music, celebrating Christmas from a variety of traditions, including the original tunes of two well-known carols, me...

Bought by KTTZ, WUAL, and KRPS


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
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It may be nearing the Christmas season, but don’t pour the hot cocoa just yet! On this holiday edition of Harmonia, we’re going outside – not into ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Author Susan Orlean talks with To the Best of Our Knowledge host Anne Strainchamps.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The musical journey of singer/songwriter and Country Music Hall of Fame member Emmylou Harris is explored in this special from music documentarian ...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A centennial-year tribute to arranger and composer Eddie Sauter, whose music was recorded by Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Red Norvo, and Stan Getz, a...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A program featuring the 1970s music of alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, including commentary from Desmond friend and biographer Doug Ramsey.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A program featuring the 1950s hardbop and progressive-jazz recordings of producer Tom Wilson’s Transition label, including music by John Coltrane...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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It’s easy to be fearful in the world today. But how much of our fear is based on things that are not actual threats? Today, 3 takes. One says fea...

Bought by KSFR and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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After leaving John Coltrane’s group at the end of 1965, pianist McCoy Tyner made an ambitious run of albums for the Blue Note label in the late 196...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Jazz hustler, vocalese master, and preacher of hip Babs Gonzales gets a centennial tribute, featuring his recordings with Sonny Rollins, trombonist...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The r...

Bought by KVSC, KRZA, and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dahkota Brown, Chiitaanibah Johnson, Jayden Lim, and Naelyn Pike, Credit: Bioneers
Native American students face racism throughout their education, from racist mascots to the historical erasure of the American genocide from textbo...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Anita O’Day was a dynamic and independent singer from the moment she burst onto the big-band scene in the 1940s. We’ll hear her with Gene Krupa, S...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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In this follow up to the first hour of an appreciation of musician Paul McCartney, music host and documentarian Paul Ingles stacks up 11 McCartney ...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1