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Out-of-town guest Canadian Vincent Bishop. Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. From Ottawa, Ontario, this is our second visit with this singer/songwriter. We ta...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Eddie Bond, Credit: Pat Jarrett
Old-time fiddler and 2018 National heritage Fellow Eddie Bond talks about taking the music across the country and throughout the world

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 25:11
Caption: Don and Cindy Roy, Credit: Molly Haley
French-American music is thriving in Maine and Don and Cindy Roy have a lot to do with that!

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Lotus 2015, tUnE-yArDs, , Credit: Steve Cox
The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival may be global but it has deep roots in Bloomington, Indiana.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Todd Barkan, Credit: Shannon Finney
It's a jazzy show as impressario Todd Barkan remembers his life with the music and musicians.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 34:01
Caption: Thomas Maupin, Credit: Gary Hamilton
2017 National Heritage Fellow buck dancer Thomas Maupin lets his feet do the talking.

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 26:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sonny Rollins, Credit: John Abbott
It's Sonny Rollins 87th birthday and he sat down with the NEA's Josephine Reed to talk about his life in music.

Bought by KWMR and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil Wiggins, Credit: Bibiana Huang Matheis
2017 National Heritage Fellow and Blues Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins brings it all home in this music-rich conversation.

Bought by WCPN and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ira Gitler, Credit:  Frances McLaughlin-Gill
Meet Ira Gitler: Jazz writer, historian, critic and 2017 NEA Jazz Master

Bought by WMPG, KREV-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dick Hyman, Credit: Nick Michael
Pianist and 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman is a musical shape-shifter.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dave Holland, Credit: Ulli Gruber
The National Endowment for the Arts speak with bassist and NEA Jazz MAster Dave Hollnd

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Liz Carroll , Credit:  Knuff Photography
Fiddler and National Heritage Fellow demonstrates Irish music for The National Endowment for the Arts

Bought by WNMU-FM, WTJU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Kevin Doyle, Credit: Tom Pich
2014 National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seamus Connolly , Credit:  Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.

Bought by 'The Sea', KPIP-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billy McComiskey, Credit: Edwin Remsburg, Remburg Inc.
Accordionist and 2016 National Heritage Fellow Billy McComiskey builds community for traditional Irish music.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Twenty Feet from Stardom
Meet some of the greatest back-up singers! It may be only Twenty Feet from Stardom but director Morgan Neville shows us just how long that walk can...

Bought by WTJU, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A cappela group Note-Riety on challenging social pressures - Flory Jagoda on keeping Sephardic singing alive - A big night for bagpipes and a milit...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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A cappela group Note-Riety on challenging social pressures - Flory Jagoda on keeping Sephardic singing alive - A big night for bagpipes and a milit...

Bought by KRPS, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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A cappela vocal group Note-Riety on challenging social pressures - Flory Jagoda on keeping Sephardic singing alive - A big night for bagpipes and a...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by WTJU, WCMU, WAMC, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by KKRN, KMRE-LP, KRZA, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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After nearly a decade of sleuthing to find the pieces, a groundbreaking album of previously unknown recordings of Jewish klezmer music has been rel...

Bought by KENW, WEZU, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicholas Rodriguez
Nicholas Rodriguez brings classic American musical theater into the 21st century

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2