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Guitarist and composer Dweezil Zappa discusses his first recording in a decade, "Via Zamata", as well as his continuing journey performing the musi...

Bought by KGLT, KCMJ Community Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rebirth Brass Band, Credit: Mark H. Anbinder
featuring Matt Sakakeeny and the Rebirth Brass Band

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Highly accomplished drummers talk about their dreams and nightmares and how they relate to their work.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
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The Milwaukee Film Festival is my favorite two weeks of the year. It is a two week celebration of Art that the entire city participates in. As a ra...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 18:54
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Tom and Doug introduce themselves to the world. They talk about what the show is about and then they begin the hard work of entertaining the worl...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Friends and family talk about the life and music of Harry Nilsson

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Prairie Public, KPVL, WCAI / WNAN, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Our castaway is comedienne Karen Morgan. Born in Athens, Georgia, Karen’s southern accent is somewhat of an anomaly in Maine, where she now resides...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: Joe Duley and Roger Daltry
"Desert Island Discs" inaugural show broadcast in February of 2012 on WMPG in Portland, Maine featuring an interview with popular radio personality...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2012
  • Length: 25:40
Caption: Wynton Marsalis
"For me I always grew up watching my father and other jazz musicians, they never played for that many people, they were always struggling. They did...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 6
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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in jazz vocals – and his music always feels fresh. Hear how Miles Davis changed his life.

Bought by WMOT, CJRT-FM, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

Bought by WEZU, KPVL, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Evelyn Glennie
Percussionist Evelyn Glennie had formal music training all her life, including attending the Royal Academy of Music in London. Still, some of her ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: :24
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The original rock and roll Christmas album returns.

Bought by KNAU, Troy Public Radio, Louisville Public Media, KNAU, KGOU and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 61
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
The Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 is a part of nearly every pianist's concert repertoire, and for many Russian pianists, it's often the first ma...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :26
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Ask any musician what makes their instrument special, and maybe better than any other instrument, and they almost always point to the same characte...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2008
  • Length: :23
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It was a busy week in New York for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. He played a big concert in Carnegie Hall, and attended several important meetings the next da...

Bought by WKYU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2007
  • Length: :37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman's two children both grew up to pursue musical careers. It's not something he pushed, but music was one of the parenti...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
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Pianist Awadagin Pratt likes to play music loud. Unlike most piano students, Pratt didn't spend hours studying the recordings made by famous piani...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 1
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Some Rock 'n Roll musicians are notorious for going on the road and destroying their hotel rooms. Violinist Hilary Hahn doesn't trash her room whe...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2007
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Richard Stoltzman
No matter how much you practice and prepare for a concert, anything can happen on stage, like the time pieces of Richard Stoltzman's clarinet fell ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Dec 22, 2006
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 2
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Rap and poetry don't usually occupy the same space in most people's minds, but rapper R-Tist isn't "most people".

  • Added: Nov 15, 2006
  • Length: 11:10
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"The Ring and I" is a story about the love affair between hundreds of thousands of people and one, colossal, controversial and awe-inspiring piece ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRVO Public Media, WMNR, KHNS, KCRW and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2004
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 32