PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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How modern policing problems are connected to a wide range of historical issues.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Interview with rhythm guitar player from the Grateful Dead. Ranges from stories about The Reverend Gary Davis to Garcia's addictions.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:49
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We talk with Brian Vroman, Philosophy Instructor at Itasca Community College, about the history Ku Klux Klan in Itasca County in the 1920s.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 08:46
Caption: James Farmer, Credit: Library of Congress
A college professor is following the footsteps of a civil rights icon James Farmer, by training his students in the art of debate. Lydia Wilson, ...

Bought by KUAC, WJAB, WCSU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA JAZZ MASTER ARTIE SHAW WAS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PLAYING HIS CLARINET. BUT HE NEVER REALLY CARED MUCH ABOUT THE BUSINESS SIDE OF MUSIC.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA JAZZ MASTER MARIAN MCPARTLAND WAS A BIG FAN OF CLARINET AND SAX PLAYER, SIDNEY BECHET.

Bought by WUSF, KMUW, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 7
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AS A YOUNG GIRL, NEA JAZZ MASTER MCPARTLAND GOT HER FIRST TASTE OF THE CHALLENGES OF PLAYING FOR A LIVE AUDIENCE.

Bought by WUSF, KMUW, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 7
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Branford Marsalis explains how NEA Jazz Master Herbie Hancock's "headhunters" created shockwaves in the Jazz Community.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 10, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods explains that great jazz artists never lose their curiosity.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KCSM, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 03, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Sep 03, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis remembers Joe Glaser getting his band a gig at Birdland.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2009
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis Discusses how gospel music influenced him and his style of music.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Jimmy Cobb discusses joining The Miles Davis Sextet and his first gig.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Jimmy Cobb discusses his decision on moving from Washington, DC to New York City.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Jimmy Cobb on how the drummer defines the band and his approach to drumming.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, KOSU and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 6
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George Benson describes how he got a recording contract when he was nine years old.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Apr 21, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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One hour doc. focusing on the life of America's second president

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 30, 2009
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Five Module pieces focusing on America's Second President

  • Added: May 02, 2008
  • Length: 44:10
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One hour doc. focusing on the life of America's second president

Bought by KUOW, Marfa Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, and WPSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2008
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 5
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Guest, David Laskin discusses the surprise blizzard of 1888, that claimed lives of Midwesterners- many of them children. The program includes comme...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:02
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Interview with Ron Chernow author of "Alexander Hamilton," and we continue our series of special readings from the unpublished recollections of the...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2005
  • Length: 29:00