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Aretha Franklin's over 6 decade career is recalled by music documentarian Paul Ingles and a panel of music writers and commentators.

Bought by KUCB, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WJAB, KGLP, KSJE and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 25
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Leonard Bernstein counted jazz among his inspirations. We'll hear his music performed by Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, West Side Story, and more as ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Part 2 of 3. Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Some of the trumpeter's earliest recordings with bandleaders Teddy Hill, Lionel Hampton, and Cab Calloway, as well as music from his incendiary 194...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Sherry Ladig, Credit:  Karyn Wrenshall
Sherry Ladig is a keyboardist and singer who performs and composes in many traditions. Her musical breadth comes from two sources. One is that she ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2018
  • Length: 16:00
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Hour 2 of 2. Musicians, writers and fans explore the lore and speak their minds on the Beatles' landmark album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND.

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Selections from Mosaic Records' long-awaited collection of previously unreleased late 1930s and early '40s broadcasts from Coleman Hawkins, Count B...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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The Hollywood Blacklist didn’t only affect the film industry. On this show, we look at the shocking repercussions it had for musicians in the 1950s...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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From last year's Brittfest, the world premiere of a piece by Kenji Bunch and more.

Bought by KWAX, Rhythm & News Service, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 3
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The Hollywood Blacklist didn’t only affect the film industry. This week on Afterglow, we explore the repercussions it had for musicians in the 1950...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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A program of music from three trios of brothers—Wes, Buddy and Monk Montgomery; Hank, Elvin and Thad Jones; and Jimmy, Percy, and Tootie Heath.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Lee Morgan's hardbop hit "The Sidewinder," the avant-garde October Revolution movement, and the impact of the Beatles are some of the highlights we...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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From CMNW Summerfest, a new piece by Richard Danielpour and works by Mozart, and more.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Hour 2 of 2. Producer Paul Ingles presents another in his acclaimed series of specials on Beatles' history. Over a dozen musicians, music writers a...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Trio Con Brio Copenhagen play four pieces by contemporary Swedish composer Sven-David Sandstrom

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The collaboration of American jazz artists such as Miles Davis and Art Blakey with French filmmakers in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Film schola...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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HOUR 2 of a 2 hour public radio special from award-winning producer Paul Ingles called "Got Blues If You Want It! A Rolling Stones Special". The pr...

Bought by KSRQ and KSJE


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Performances of Mozart and Chausson from CMNW Winterfest 2018

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KMXT, and KWAX


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A celebration of the iconic drummer, featuring the music of his big bands and small groups, as well as some of his vocal recordings.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:05
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Music intensive tour of Paul Simon's 4 releases since the year 2000. Paul Ingles is host.

Bought by KSRQ and KSJE


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Hour two of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Paul Simon as revealed by musicians, writers and fans and archival in...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KSJE, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the 1960s Herbie Hancock seemed to be everywhere on the jazz scene, recording both as a leader for Blue Note and as a sideman with Miles Davis a...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1970s George Benson was a crossover star with a smooth pop style, but he’d already established a legacy as a jazz guitarist brimming with ta...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Pannonica de Koenigswarter, aka Nica or “The Jazz Baroness,” was a friend to Thelonious Monk and other jazz artists and inspired a slew of musical ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In the early 1970s trumpeter Freddie Hubbard made a series of records for the CTI label that combined hardbop, funk, modality, and 70s groove.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59