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Caption: The Cathdedral at Puebla
Choral works from the 17th century to the 21rst, presented by Vocal Essence, Andrew Lawrence King and the Harp Consort, and others.

Bought by KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Arthur Lally, reed artist
It seems that before jazz became popular in America, the British were ready to adopt the new music. Even the Prince of Whales got into the act by b...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cornet Red Nichols
Musicians were known to violate their recordings contracts fairly regularly in the 1920s. It’s the old story that the talent was underpaid. So, it ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andy Kirk 78 rpm recxord label
In the first two decades of jazz, light-heartedness and hokum were prevalent. It wasn’t until the late 1930s that musicians decided to become more ...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The guitar mastery of Yasmin Williams.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes master Virginia acoustic finger style guitarist plus powerful roots rocke...

Bought by WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Cow Cow Davenport
Your environment is your identity. That’s exactly why so many tunes in early jazz were written about the street that inspires the song. Naming a mu...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mississippi River map
It wasn’t just products, livestock and people transported up and down the Mississippi in the 1920s. It was also music. Specifically jazz. A vast ma...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Wendy and Topher interview guests Jody Hardin and Rick Funderburg, Glen Fleming and Dandelion Heart

  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 51:52
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Wendy and Topher w/guests: Honey Shuffle, BJ Garrett RN, and Donna Schaeffler

  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
Caption: Noble Sissle
The year officially tagged as the debut of “the Swing Era” was late summer of 1935. What can be confusing with that demarcation is acknowledging th...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Burgundy Street sign
The musical traditions that emerged from New Orleans found roots around the world by the late 1920s. It took some time for Tin Pan Alley and Broadw...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The legendary Jimmie Vaughan on the WoodSongs Stage!
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Austin blues guitar legend Jimmie Vaughan.

Bought by KCCU Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, WRGY, WSLR, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Jabbo Smith
The legendary jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden reportedly set the standard by which all early performers strived to attain. That’s the legend. Since not...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Over the Rhine returns to the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes acclaimed Ohio husband-wife duo Over the Rhine plus Louisville, Kentucky ...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Cole Porter
It seems that in the 1920s … at least in high society circles … it was very common for people to compliment each other, profusely. In fact, it was ...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Wind & Rhythm we celebrate the birthday of the US Coast Guard with music by Kenneth Fuchs, Eric Ewazen, and John Williams played by th...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KTXK, KVNO, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Coon Sanders Nighthawks
When pianist Earl Hines was added to any band, they seemed to quickly excel. When Don Redman or Bill Challis became the arranger for any orchestra,...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Missourians
After leaving New Orleans in 1917, some brief stops in St. Louis and Kansas City, jazz musicans landed in Chicago. From there, many of them moved o...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the best voices in country music Gary Morris.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes bona fide country music star Gary Morris plus The Legacy Nashville Sounds...

Bought by KDLG, WVRU, Red River Radio Network, WSLR, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: 1920s Saxophonists
The saxophone was invented in the early 1800s, but wasn’t well received until the early 1900s. Then it became a staple in jazz. The most influentia...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you want to hear the latest and greatest in wind band music? This week on Wind & Rhythm, we’re featuring a treasure trove of band music with hi...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, KTXK, and KMFA


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Charleston sheet music
Let’s see … Foxtrot, Black Bottom, Shimmy, Charleston, The Baltimore, Lindy Hop (previously, Texas Tommy), Turkey Trot, One-step, Shimmy, and later...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Composer Alberto Ginastera and feline friend
Works by Alberto Ginastera, the self-described “man of Latin America” and one of South America’s most important and innovative composers of the twe...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Jelly Roll Morton
In the latter 1920s, jazz enthusiasts began to hear a very different style introduced into their favorite music. Although the overall sound remaine...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this segment we share music from our Open the Tent Event held in Grand Rapids and you will hear spoken words from the Storytelling Live! Open Mi...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:59