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Caption: Irving Mills
Although he wasn’t a professional musician, the name Irving Mills is stamped on the entire music scene in “The City of Lights.” Leader of the Hots...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Barry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Paul Barry, Twin Cities Blues Harp Player Combines blues band influences from Chicago and West Coast in live shows by the Ace Tones. In a conversat...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Paul Berry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Paul Barry, Twin Cities Blues Harp Player Combines blues band influences from Chicago and West Coast in his live shows with the Ace Tones. Check ou...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Lyricist Mort Dixon
Some of the best remember, snappiest tunes of the Jazz Age were superb, but not all. Some are remembered for the twist and turns in their lyrics, n...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1920s piano
As jazz progressed through the 1920s, it became more complex. Composers and musicians were constantly searching for a better way to express their i...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Maguire, Credit: Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Woody Guthrie’s book Bound For Glory is now over 75 years old. It’s a book that told it like it was about the great depression. In honor of this Po...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Victor Wooten is generally regarded as the most accomplished bass guitarist of his generation and is one of the founding member of the multiple Gra...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: :45
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A weekly radio show featuring the best in classic and contemporary Latin Jazz music, hosted by veteran Tony Vasquez.

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WICR, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cole Porter
It seems that, in the 1920s and early ‘30s folks spent more time complimenting each other. So much so that Cole Porter decided he would write a son...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and KCBX


  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Victor Wooten is generally regarded as the most accomplished bass guitarist of his generation and is one of the founding member of the multiple Gra...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A weekly radio show that features the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music with veteran host Tony Vasquez.

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WICR, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The empowering Rosie & The Riveters on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes contemporary folk trio with a feminist twist Rosie & The Riveters plus wo...

Bought by KCSC, Red River Radio Network, WETS, WSLR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 11
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It’s been fun getting out into the state and city parks, into the woods to hike. It is a revival of sorts for me and I really enjoy it. There are l...

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Reverend Shawn Amos on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes one of the preeminent voices in contemporary American roots music Janiva ...

Bought by KKRN, KJJF, WETS, KDLG, WSLR and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Sidney Bechet
The most recognizable voices of early jazz are heard in this show, as well as some of their better known recordings.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mr Jack takes you on a musical journey with Minnesota Blues artist Pat Hare.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:26
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Mr Jack takes you on a musical journey with Minnesota Blues artist Joyann Parker with her new album Hard to Love.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
Caption: The power of War & Treaty on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes world-renowned singer-songwriter plus electric husband & wife roots duo W...

Bought by KKRN, Red River Radio Network, WOUB, WSLR, KDLG and more


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Jack Teagarden
Jack Teagarden and Pee Wee Russell: They each approached their music very differently. At the same time, that’s what made them similar.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hoagy Carmichael
Hoagy Carmichael is considered the most respected and appreciated composers of early jazz.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra
It isn't enough to be a good jazz musician. An instrumentalist must have a sense of pure teamwork inside a tapestry of improvisation.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who discusses the hand injury which ended his pe...

Bought by WEKU, WETS, WICR, Public Radio East, KWBU and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
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HOUR ONE: "Hip Hop Future" - "Straight Outta Compton" turns 30 this year and hip hop has more influence than ever. What will it change next? HOUR...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Loring "Red" Nichols
Sometimes the band had more names than musicians. They also had more work than the average band in the 1920s. This program is selections of their l...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gershwin Songbook
This program is a sampling of the Smithsonian Institution’s best rated songs from 1916 to 1937. From Bessie Smith and Bix Beiderbecke to Bing Crosb...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1