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Master drummer Max Roach recounts his own extraordinary journey, from the era of the Jim Crow south to the creation of modern jazz, from the civil ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMOT, WVAS, KAZU and more

  • Added: Dec 17, 2007
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 39
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A musical portrait that explores the Jazz great's overlooked Southern roots.

Bought by WTJU, WNCU, KFAI, 90.5 WSNC, WAMC and more

  • Added: Nov 19, 2007
  • Length: 08:05
  • Purchases: 6
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The early story of Jimi Hendrix, from the chitlin circuit to the debut of the Experience at Monterey Pop

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHRV, WMUH, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSRQ and more

  • Added: Oct 30, 2007
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 31
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Life on Mississippi Porches

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Sep 22, 2007
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
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This new hour of music and conversation will feature Chaka Khan's career as one of R&B's leading female vocalists, and her influence on contemporar...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WJAB, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WMNF, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more

  • Added: Sep 14, 2007
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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One-hour music intensive radio documentary about Sly & the Family Stone, their music, their turbulent history, and the indelible marks they left be...

Bought by WSGE, KMXT, WFAE, KUT, KFOK-LPFM and more

  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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Anya Sippen profiles Language Arts, a Durham-based hip-hop group

Bought by WXLV-FM

  • Added: Feb 15, 2007
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A pioneer of Texas rhythm and blues tells her story

  • Added: Feb 06, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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Brand new one-hour music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music.

Bought by KGLP, KAZU, KPIP-LP, KUPR low power FM, WXAV 88.3FM and more

  • Added: Nov 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 38
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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
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New one-hour music intensive radio special features Aaron Neville performing classics songs by the all-time great R&B artists who have inspired Aar...

Bought by WUFT, KCMJ Community Radio, KMUW, WSLR, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more

  • Added: Oct 01, 2006
  • Length: 56:39
  • Purchases: 10
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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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Chuck Close and the Gee's Bend Quilters create works of art from tiny pieces

Bought by KCUR

  • Added: Jul 23, 2006
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jan 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Part one of a two-part special on W.C. Clark, the Godfather of Austin Blues and Soul

Bought by Prairie Public

  • Added: Sep 02, 2005
  • Length: 09:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 2 of a two-part special on W.C. Clark, the Godfather of Austin Blues and Soul.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2005
  • Length: 06:23
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This one-hour music intensive radio special salutes legendary keyboardist Herbie Hancock.

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, and Lower Cape Communications

  • Added: Aug 11, 2005
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Ebony Hillbillies prove you don?t have to be white and Southern to play authentic, down home country music...they are hip, urban, and black. A...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, Public Interactive, WKMS, KCUR and more

  • Added: Mar 21, 2005
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 8
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The story of how Jewish and African-American music came to be mingled is the story of how the soundtrack of the American Century came to be written

Bought by WCPN, 90.5 WSNC, KSFR, WNIJ, WNPR and more

  • Added: Feb 04, 2005
  • Length: 01:02:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Ann Searcy is a 76-year-old jazz singer. She grew up as one of the only people of color in Old Orchard Beach, Maine where music legend, Duke Elling...

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), SALTcast Podcast, Iowa Public Radio, WJAB, 90.5 WSNC and more

  • Added: Feb 18, 2004
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 7