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From the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s a five-story building in the heart of Manhattan served as a gathering place for jazz musicians and other a...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Author Sam Stephenson talks with us about the legendary photographer W. Eugene Smith and the ways in which his life intersected with New York City'...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Interview with John about his relationship with heavyweight musicians and altering consciousness without chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:40
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Interview with Jack Elliott. Great stories about meeting Johnny Cash and playing with Bill Cosby at the Gaslight Theatre.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 3
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"...This country lookin' guy was standing there in the door, waiting for me to tell him what to do. So I said, 'play something!' He took out his ...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 19:40
  • Purchases: 4
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“The essential ingredient of jazz is listening. And then the response... and out of that something unexpected comes rather than some fulfillment of...

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 4
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The great jazz writer Gary Giddins talks about the great jazz legend, Duke Ellington.

Bought by Prairie Public and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 34:39
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 26:05
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By Doug MacRostie. Lonnie Knight was there for the first digital recording. Yes, I'm serious. He was working as Staff Guitarist at Sound 80 when 3M...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 33:58
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
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the guitarist and songwriter reminesces.

Bought by Prairie Public, WETS, KGLT, and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 27, 2006
  • Length: 50:58
  • Purchases: 4