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Caption: Abdullah Ibrahim
We'll celebrate the 101st anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth with two hours of music from the South African anti-apartheid freedom movement. We'...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KHNS, KZUM, WLPR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and mourn his death on the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: “The American Songster” Dom Flemons on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon honors one of the most important legacy’s in all of recorded music… Smithsonian Fo...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, WSLR, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KJJF and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk, soul, jazz...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KSRQ, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from Dr. Ki...

Bought by KBBI, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A Radio Theatre piece about the creation and performance of one of America's most controversial songs.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 13:22
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 2
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First, fifty years later the message of the Letter from Birmingham Jail still rings as true as the day it was written. Scholar Jonathan Rieder reve...

Bought by WCNY, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WCWP


  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Count Basie 78s on Jazz-O-Rama
Cheek to Cheek, Rat Race, and Open the Door, Richard are among the tunes that will fill the air when the Count Basie 78 RM Records is heard on the ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs on Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
Skater's Waltz, Serenade to a Cuckoo, and Jive Elephant are among the tunes that will fill the air when the Rahsaan Roland Kirk's Early LPs is hear...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Remastered LP Cuts of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross & Art Blakey, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
The sounds of classic remastered early LP cuts fill the air when the music of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross & Art Blakey is presented on the 29th edit...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Remastered Bebop 78s on Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Early Bebop fills the air when the remastered 78 RPM records of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis,Tadd Dameron and Dexter Gordon are hea...

Bought by KTXK, Spokane Public Radio, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Big band hits on Joe Bev's Jazz-O-Rama, Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
"One O'Clock Jump", "Take the A Train" and "Perdido" are among the 78 RPM records heard on the 18th edition of Joe Bev's Jazz-O-Rama Hour, selected...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 57:27
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Serenade To A Bus Seat, Credit: 2007 Concord Music Group, Inc.
"Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement" is an important one hour program that features Jazz music as the background with comments concerning the Civil R...

Bought by WJAB, Spokane Public Radio, Radio New Zealand, WTJU, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2012
  • Length: 49:56
  • Purchases: 5
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John Coltrane's definitive jazz work "My Favorite Things" turned 50 on Oct. 21, 2010 - and we're celebrating again for the 55th! Now an acclaimed a...

Bought by KBEM, RadioFreePalmer, KSFR, WAMC, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2010
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 6
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PERFORMANCE ARTIST, KANENE HOLDER, WAS ONE OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO SPONTANEOUSLY GATHERED OUTSIDE OF HARLEM’S FAMED APOLLO THEATERN FOR AN IMPRO...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2010
  • Length: 57:43
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A one-hour program of jazz music, exploring the black-pride movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Perfect for Black History Month (February).

Bought by KAZU, WMOT, WJAB, WESM 91.3 FM, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz singer Chris Calloway, daughter to the legendary singer and band leader Cab Calloway, died August 7, 2008. Chris recalls her father's legacy ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KGLT, and WVRU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Composer Mark Camphouse and conductor Marcellus Brown recall the time they wrote and performed a piece of music about, for and with Rosa Parks.

Bought by KPFT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2005
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1