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From the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s a five-story building in the heart of Manhattan served as a gathering place for jazz musicians and other a...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Dan Ingram
A Tribute to Dan Ingram who guided us through the sixties over Top 40 Music Radio Giant "77 WABC"-with airchecks, music and cultural atifacts inclu...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:34
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Author Sam Stephenson talks with us about the legendary photographer W. Eugene Smith and the ways in which his life intersected with New York City'...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Interview with John about his relationship with heavyweight musicians and altering consciousness without chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:40
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Interview with Jack Elliott. Great stories about meeting Johnny Cash and playing with Bill Cosby at the Gaslight Theatre.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

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


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 3
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"...This country lookin' guy was standing there in the door, waiting for me to tell him what to do. So I said, 'play something!' He took out his ...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 19:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Todd Barkan
"One of the greatest joys I have had in my musical career has been providing employment for musicians, actually handing them [work]. Now I hand th...

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 19:52
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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The great jazz writer Gary Giddins talks about the great jazz legend, Duke Ellington.

Bought by Prairie Public and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 34:39
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 26:05
Caption: Miles Davis
Where Ancient Greece appears in modern culture.

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


  • Added: Dec 14, 2010
  • Length: 15:23
  • Purchases: 3
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By Doug MacRostie. Lonnie Knight was there for the first digital recording. Yes, I'm serious. He was working as Staff Guitarist at Sound 80 when 3M...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 33:58
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Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer joins host Dick Golden to paint a portrait of America's 16th president through words and the music of Tony Bennett.

Bought by KUCB


  • Added: Jan 23, 2010
  • Length: 57:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer joins host Dick Golden to paint a portrait of America's 16th president through words and the music of Tony Bennett.

Bought by KUCB and KUT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2010
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Chester Whitmore
The Golden Age of Harlem dance comes alive in Seattle

  • Added: Nov 02, 2008
  • Length: 06:51
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How -- and why -- Stravinsky revised theatrical pieces for the concert hall

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 13:53
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Few musical works have inspired so many stories as Stravinsky's 1913 hit, The Rite of Spring. These are just three or four of them.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KGLT, KFAI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 8
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The 46-year history behind a new release of Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale"

  • Added: Mar 06, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
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the guitarist and songwriter reminesces.

Bought by Prairie Public, WETS, KGLT, and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 27, 2006
  • Length: 50:58
  • Purchases: 4