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Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Agriculture, Credit: Julia Meek
It's fields & farmlands we're cultivating this week on Folktales, with a bountiful harvest of musical customs from every corner of the agrarian wor...

Bought by WFIU, KWMR, WLPR, and WFIU


  • Added: May 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Composer Jessie Montgomery speaks about identity, patriotism, and music as a catalyst for physically bringing people together.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:50
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We utilize our opening moments dealing with the death of a master. James Cotton was endeared perhaps in America’s blues regions initially, but his ...

Bought by WMOT, KSRQ, KRZA, WJSU, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Stanley Kipper, Credit: Miles Kipper
When you see the New Primitives, you’re seeing a band that is a master at creating and maintaining a great vibe. Stanley Kipper helped start the ba...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 08:29
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Our 2nd hour continues with more great music to make you take notice, and dive into the richer songbook of fantastic emerging, indie songwriters li...

Bought by WOUB and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Song created for WHUP's October 2016 Pledge Drive

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: :58
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Starting with a double play the first hour as tribute to late jazz giant Horace silver, we then cook with recent bebop and Chicago vibraphonist Jim...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WOUB, WKAR, WJSU and more


  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Lauded as “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin”, Tracy Silverman’s groundbreaking work with the 6-string electric violin defies mus...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nitsuga Mangore (Agustin Barrios Mangore)
In honor of the 131st anniversary of his birth, this week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features a tribute to Paraguayan guitarist-composer A...

Bought by KTXK, WETS, WDPR, WEKU, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 38
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Do you ever randomly have a song stuck in your head that you haven't actually heard in a while? You wonder, "Why am I singing this song to myself?"...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Tabla player Marcus Wise and Guitarist Dean Magraw have one of the few musical cultural syntheses that really works. It is because the Wise/Magraw ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Multiple Grammy Award-winning artist Howard Levy is an extraordinary pianist and gifted composer, but is perhaps most known because of his revoluti...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Binary bop begins the journey of spins and needles, drummer Stockton Helbing sounds pristine alongside veterans Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie. D...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Coincidence, Karma or Divine Comedy? It's hard to tell in Kelly Candaele's Song Story about the first time he left home and an amazing experience ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:02
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Guitarist Max Hatt and vocalist/lyricist Edda Glass discuss the method behind their unique blend of folk, jazz and bossa nova.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Joe Donia's Song Story is a memory piece taking him from the music that filled his childhood to his son Natty's performance of Clocks in a rarely h...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:56
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Music from San Antonio to New Orleans as the "Gulf Coast Sound." Often coming from Huey Meaux's Crazy Cajun record label but there is a audio conn...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KRZA


  • Added: Sep 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:50:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Join in a pub singalong as Brigitte Stamp remembers her Dad, her ear pressed to his chest to hear the resonance of his voice, as he sang one of his...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:13
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Wandering Sheila Velazco is at home in Mexico, Peru or Ireland as she is in the US.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
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Steve Barkan's Song Story reminds us that music has the power to awaken sleeping giants and move mountains.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2015
  • Length: 04:47
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A brief but sufficient alto sax solo by Charlie Bird Parker then the next generation of boppers Dexter Gordon. From the Moonlight in Vermont and S...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WYAP, WVBI-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Back from a three week vacation with a new persona - "your invisible friend." Too much windshield time.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:50:38
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Broadcasting from an imaginary music club featuring music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of ... unless you were very hip in the...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:02:13
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Characters in songs are one of the ways that strong writers make their music more than just sound. A good player uses their instrumental skills, wh...

Bought by KPVL and KMUD


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A live show that you can view by looking at the video listed on the Full Description. You can also participate with the folks at the broadcast tab...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:56:58