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Caption: The "greatest drummer i n the world," Buddy Rich
Jazz drummers have got to be some of the most unheralded of jazz's many unsung heroes. This week we dissect their art and craft with world-renowned...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KAZU, WCPN, KHNS, WVPE and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Bertie Pearson, Credit: Rama Hughes
Bertie Pearson is an Episcopal priest in San Francisco. Before becoming a priest, he led two lives: one as a churchgoer, one as a rocker. So he w...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 46:31
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Tibetan hip hop sits awkwardly next to Kazakh folk, and a Beijing rap metal band converts to Mongolian throat-singing. Um...is this Chinese music?

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Mar 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode one explores the old sounds that have influenced the new sounds of Chinese alternative music.

Bought by KUT and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Adam Larkey
Many of the musicians who perform at fiddlers' conventions and music festivals throughout southern Appalachia are, in fact, young kids.

Bought by WMMT, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and WTIP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Apr 02, 2009
  • Length: 59:35
  • Purchases: 8
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What happens just before dawn and just before dusk? More than you'd expect. On this edition of B-Side we explore the life crepuscular.

Bought by WRVO Public Media, KXOT Public Radio, KUOW, and KVNF


  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A healthy serving of independent music. Today's special: AMERICANA

  • Added: Jul 09, 2007
  • Length: 51:51
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A CD series with an ear for folklife

  • Added: Apr 09, 2007
  • Length: 15:11