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Caption: Bebe Rexha, Credit: Getty Images for MTV
What happens when a successful musician wants to push some of that success out of the way, in order to follow their real musical dreams? You'll hea...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: John Clare & Cristina Spinei, Credit: Jodi Taylor
We’ll focus on the rising young composer Cristina Spinei on this episode of What’s New. She’s based in Nashville, has a new EP out, and just had a ...

Bought by WETS, GCR (Global Community Radio), Delmarva Public Radio, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Two pieces by women composers, and the Pacifica Quartet plays Mendelssohn

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Night Lights celebrates the centennial of jazz pianist and radio host Marian McPartland, with a program emphasizing her own compositions as well as...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:04
Caption: Delphia Quartet, Credit: Kate WIlson
Most music listeners are unaware of cello quartets such as the Delphia Cello Quartet. But to a cellist, its’ the most normal thing in the world. Th...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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This week on Played in Oregon, three pieces by women composers, each separated by about 75 years.

Bought by WNIJ, Rhythm & News Service, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Paul Berry and the Ace Tones with Lila Ammons, Credit: Kent Flemmer
Lila Ammons sung at a lot of great places big and small, in both the US and Europe. You might say it comes natural to her. Lila is part of an accom...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 08:04
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour program focusing on the work of female jazz guitarist Emily Remler. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WCPN, WNMU-FM, WFAE, WNCU, WPTC and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring the recordings of Mary Osborne, a pioneer for women jazz instrumentalists. Celebrate Women's Histo...

Bought by WMOT, Red River Radio Network, WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and WPTC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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New York City-based composer and conductor Whitney George talks about rebellion in the bathtub, the relative loudnesses of sexism, and the beauty i...

  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 24:19
Caption: The Nightingale Trio, Credit: Margie O’Loughlin
The Nightingale Trio presents Eastern European folksongs. In the process, the group gives American audiences glimpses into the ways of life in East...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Connie Evingson is one of the leading jazz vocalists in Minnesota. And she’s presenting a show of great songs that figure prominently in the histor...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Maud Hixson, Credit: Olivia Wilcox
Judy Garland, the 20th century show-biz icon from Minnesota is one of Maud Hixson’s great inspirations as a singer. Maud has rounded up a group of ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Patty Peterson is one of the bright lights on the Peterson jazz family tree. Her family inspired her to get involved in music. And what they taught...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 09:37
Caption: Diane Jarvi, Credit: Nick Lethert
She’s an artist of many talents, and she keeps embracing more and more. Diane Jarvi is touched by Finnish, American and other world cultures, and s...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:19
Caption: Lillian "Lil" Hardin Armstrong
This is a tribute to a few of the more influential women who were instrumental in the formation of early jazz.

Bought by WYSO, WKMS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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You know how guys write songs about women, but do you know that a lot of women have wrote music about men? We are gonna talk about a few of them an...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In boxing, a good left hook is a shot no one sees coming that usually connects so powerfully it ends in a knockout. This week we play on this idea ...

Bought by KDLG and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Opera diva and cross-over star, Renee Fleming, talks performance gowns, diva desserts and the language of music with host of The Dinner Party, Elys...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 41:23
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The Blues genre is filled with incredibly talented women, and this week's playlist spotlights just a small cross section of that talent.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Patricia Barber is joined by Jazz Double Bassist Patrick Mulcahy and Classical Bassist Andy Anderson to explore the floor of music, the Double Bass...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dance company, Mind Over Matter , Credit: Allan Frias
About 25 members of the dance company Mind Over Matter, mostly women, are finishing their warm up. Dressed in comfy street clothes, they stretch wh...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Carolyn Wonderland just released a new CD and will be performing this weekend at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas., Credit: Brio
It's South By Southwest time in Austin, Texas. And right now, the streets are clogged with an event optimistically titled "The Million Musician Mar...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruth Etting
Ruth Etting arrived in Chicago at the age of 17. She enrolled at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, where she studied costume design.

Bought by WDCB and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Davina and the Vagabonds, Credit: Christie Williams
Davina and the Vagabonds, definite road warriors take the stage in their home base, Minneapolis on August 29, 2014. There'll be lots of sassy vocal...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1