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In these moments, we learn about the (soulful) power of the organ, especially in the hands of Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KBEM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 5
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In these moments, we learn some cool facts about one of the best piano innovators of all time, NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KBEM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Jazz historians and his own son, Fitz, share why writer and jazz adovcate, Ira Gitler is a Jazz Master.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KBEM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 5
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In these short pieces, Dee Dee talks about scatting, her big break, and studying the moves of Betty Carter.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KBEM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KBEM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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The sounds of: Walking on packed snow, on a city sidewalk in January 2017. Cold: 19 degrees: Prospect Ave & Terrace PL: Brooklyn, NY. Early evening...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: :48
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The sounds of: walking on sand, crushed shells and soil in late summer, 1pm: Afternoon: Hot: 80 degrees, hiking at The Guana Tolomato Reserve in S...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: :48
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lead Belly, Credit: Lead Belly Foundation
We take to the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana to ask folks about their connection to the criminal justice system. In the state of Louisiana, ...

Bought by WWNO and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 50:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode 10 is dedicated to Andy's favorite film festival in San Francisco, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. You’ll hear his conversations wi...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 45:42
Caption: Matthew Herbert
Matthew Herbert who is most famous for his album 'One Pig' retells the story of the Noise: A Human History series using only the sounds themselves....

Bought by KFAI and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Three more short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. In this batch, we learn about Mose's move from Mississippi to NYC, his gri...

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Vocalist and songwriter Gretchen Parlato's music is introspective and crafted with a knowing touch. Winner of the 2004 Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocalis...

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


  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 15:06
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: May Day General Strike 2012, Credit: Molly Crabapple and John Leavitt
In celebration of May Day, The Artsy Fartsy Show covered art in immigrant communities, activism and the artistic influences within the Occupy Wall ...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 52:11
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“You always have to have boundaries. If you don’t have boundaries, you don’t have art. There has to be controls and boundaries. Otherwise when does...

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


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 3
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“And then we used to play hockey in the street, roller skate hockey. So while I was up there playing roller skate hockey I was moving my feet aroun...

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 13:21
  • Purchases: 3
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He said don’t have too many pregnant 19ths in there. Keep it simple…..Basie was as much as an arranger as any of the arrangers who actually wrote d...

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: James Moody, Credit: Frank Stewart
"Moody's Mood for Love" is one of the most memorable and recognizable solos in jazz history. But for James Moody, the song contains a bigger history.

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2011
  • Length: 08:15
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

Bought by WEZU, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 7