PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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HOUR ONE: "Listen To Your City" - What's it like to explore a city with your ears? Depends on how your listen. HOUR TWO: "Facing Hate" - Is fasci...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
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HOUR ONE: "Why Make Art?" - Most of us stop making art around middle school. What can we learn from the people who never stopped? HOUR TWO: "Gate...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Professor André de Quadros believes that music is for everyone, including prison inmates. Here, he shares his moving experiences teaching in two Ma...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 10:38
  • Purchases: 1
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"And he said we’ll I don’t want to play any of those 7s or 11s or 13s or 22s. I don’t want to play any of that stuff that you’re writing. He said b...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and WNCU


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:32
  • Purchases: 3
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"There’s an interesting thing that happens. You prepare a piece. You rehearse it. It sounds perfect...And you go out and play it on the first night...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 16:42
  • Purchases: 4
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“The essential ingredient of jazz is listening. And then the response... and out of that something unexpected comes rather than some fulfillment of...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Wynton Marsalis
"For me I always grew up watching my father and other jazz musicians, they never played for that many people, they were always struggling. They did...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lee Konitz , Credit: Frank Stewart
Widely admired for his original sound, the 83 year old alto saxophonist Lee Konitz is a master of improvisation who continues to travel the world s...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2011
  • Length: 11:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: There's too many books!, Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, chrisrobinsonphotography
How does a lifelong passion for books transform itself into an acute fear?

  • Added: Jan 18, 2010
  • Length: 06:30
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8th grader Diogenes wrote this spoken-word poem about Harlem

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 01:39
  • Purchases: 1