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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploration of R&B music

Bought by WDCB, KCSM, WFIU, WDCB, WSLR and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Sugar Pie de Santo, Credit: Chess Records
SUGAR PIE DE SANTO is a singer, dancer, band leader and song writer who is responsible for the hit with Etta James "In The Basement". She has recor...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 55:15
Caption: Bob Marley and Stevie Wonder, Credit: Kim Gottlieb-Walker
The Midnight Ravers look at the evolution of reggae music and the influence of African-American culture on it in general and on Bob Marley, specifi...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KVMR, WNCU, WGDR, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jan 26, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour, music rich appreciation of the legendary Chicago-born jazz saxophonist. Griffin died at the age of 80 on July 25, 2008.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, WNIJ, WCPN, and WNCU


  • Added: Aug 26, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A short profile with Big Chief Bo Dollis and keyboardist Willie Tee of the Mardi Gras classic "New Suit."

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WNCU


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Mardi Gras Kongs of Bacchus
This short piece talks with pianist Art Neville and drummer John Boudreaux about the Mardi Gras standard "Mardi Gras Mambo."

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A short documentary featuring pianist Art Neville and bassist George Porter Jr. about the Mardi Gras standard "Indian Red."

Bought by WABE, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jan 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WMOT, WVAS, WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29
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Jazz drummer Nasar Abadey demonstrates his skills and shares his thoughts on the nature of rhythm

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KVMR


  • Added: Oct 02, 2006
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jan 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5