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For the fourth week of June (6/22): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who was a Rhodes scholar, a janitor, and a helicopter ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the third week of June (6/20): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a trailblazing singer whom many have called "the ori...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of June (6/8): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells us about a musician who popularized one of the best known fidd...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of June (6/4): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look a Texan who was born into poverty, but became an interna...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of May (5/25): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a musician who, as a child, learned to play from blues legends Blind Lem...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A profile of rock producer, ambient musician and music conceptualist Brian Eno, for his 60th birthday

  • Added: May 07, 2008
  • Length: 03:30
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For the second week of May (5/12): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who traveled with migrant farm workers as a child, bef...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: May 01, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of May (5/5): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman traces the journey one musician made from the oil fields of West Texas, to the b...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: May 01, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of April (4/28): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells the tale of a country music legend who began his career playing German an...

Bought by KCSM and The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck on the Power of Music and Exchange.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 15
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Dave Brubeck on the importance of Cultural Exchange

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 17
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Drummer and NEA Jazz Master Chico Hamilton talks about the interplay between performer and audience, performing with Duke Ellington, and touring du...

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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NEA Jazz Master Herbie Hancock discusses the popularity of his 1961 jazz classic, "Watermelon Man."

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2008
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 16
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For the third week of April (4/21): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a man who pioneered one of Texas' most popular musical genres,...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Mar 26, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of April (4/14): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Tejana singer who rose from humble beginnings to become a w...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Mar 26, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of April (4/7): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at the nation's first Country music superstar: Vernon Dalhart

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of March (3/31): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes us back to the turn of the 20th century and tells the story of the woman ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Interviews with performers in the Des Moines Metro Opera.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2008
  • Length: 22:00
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Who is the bugler at Arlington National Cemetery?

Bought by KFAI, WAMC, WGUC/ WVXU, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 12, 2007
  • Length: 11:14
  • Purchases: 4
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What music is most conducive to writing - the answer might surprise you

  • Added: Apr 15, 2007
  • Length: 02:52
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The Bad Plus plays jazz with a rock sensibility

  • Added: Mar 07, 2007
  • Length: 14:37
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How a song by New Wave band Berlin, and a generous act by their lead singer, helped a young lesbian feel she wasn't alone.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 25, 2006
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
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A song that tells a story of one boy?s experiences growing up as an outsider.

Bought by WGDR, PRX Remix, YouthCast, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Oct 24, 2006
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 4
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Shostakovich Minute #18

  • Added: Apr 27, 2006
  • Length: 02:00
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Shostakovich Minute #17

Bought by WKUF-LP


  • Added: Apr 21, 2006
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1