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An update on the "Playing For Change" music production project that flies around the globe to record an eclectic collection of musicians playing to...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
After 16 years in the wilderness, a triumphant new album and a hopeful future.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 17:35
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
Part 7 of an 8 part series tracing the 25+ year career of UK Jazz player Chris Bowden, from early promise to highs, terrible lows, series-exclusive...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 14:47
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
An eight part series, tracing the 25 year career of one of the UK's finest Jazz sax players. It covers initial promise, highs, lows and recovery, w...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:13
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
Part 4 of an 8 part series tracing the 25+ year career of UK Jazz player Chris Bowden, from early promise to highs, terrible lows, series-exclusive...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 24:52
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
An eight part series, tracing the 25 year career of one of the UK's finest Jazz sax players. It covers initial promise, highs, lows and recovery, w...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 11:47
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
Part 2 of an 8 part series tracing the 25+ year career of UK Jazz player Chris Bowden, from early promise to highs, terrible lows, some series-excl...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 15:18
Caption: Bowden shot at a concert in 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
Part 1 of an 8 part series tracing the 25+ year career of UK Jazz player Chris Bowden, from early promise to highs, terrible lows, series-exclusive...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2018
  • Length: 13:31
Caption: Chris Bowden at 'A Jazz Thing', Birmingham 2017, Credit: Elliott Taylor
An explosive UK Jazz talent re-emerges after a decade in the shadows. A tale of creativity and redemption.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:52
Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: CY Dieyi performs a cover of Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” on stage at an event in Inglewood, CA., Credit: Myah Williams
In her native Nigeria, Cynthia Dieyi is a pop singer who celebrates her culture through her music. But here in America, she's still unknown, and h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Malcolm, a 16 year old in Myanmar, bravely defies traditional culture. Against everything he has been taught, Malcolm breaks away from his parents’...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Squeezebox Stories, a sound-rich, narrative-driven public radio documentary hosted by Marco Werman of PRI's The World, explores the rich musical wo...

Bought by WWNO, KZUM, KLCC, Marfa Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 19
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A look back at the last Bob Marley & The Wailers concert (Pittsburgh - Sep 23, 1980) with previously unavailable live recordings and exclusive inte...

Bought by KMUN, Red River Radio Network, WCPN, KCMJ Community Radio, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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Language and songwriting are bringing teenagers together from all over the world. The Young Writers and Leaders Program is the latest project from ...

Bought by WAMC, KUT, KUOW, WMPG, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 5
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For the first time in KVSC's 43-year history, a live international broadcast is coming to you from the Winnipeg Folk Festival. With help from the M...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 59:55
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Ghana sounds like everything you might imagine, and some things you never could.

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 24, 2008
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Prem traded music superstardom in Nepal for a job waiting tables in America...

Bought by KFAI and KCUR


  • Added: Apr 15, 2008
  • Length: 18:39
  • Purchases: 2
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A musical travelogue into rural Cuba

Bought by PRX Remix, WBEZ, PRX to iTunes, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 31, 2007
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 5
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Filmmakers Zach Niles and Banker White talk with P.O.V. about making their film "Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars"

  • Added: Sep 20, 2007
  • Length: 06:29
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Maori group called 'Wai" blends traditions with a hip hop sound in New Zealand.

Bought by WNJR and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Frank Browning visits an Irish town where economic prosperity has locals wondering how to move forward while keeping their traditions intact.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 10:36
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Julian Crandall Hollick follows two groups of musicians in southern France who are pushing the boundaries of French identity, using a blend of regg...

Bought by KUT-HD


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:49
  • Purchases: 1