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Caption: (c) 2020, Raposa Media, LLC.  All rights reserved.
In time for the 101st anniversary of Nat King Cole's birth, we present this fast-paced, one hour showcase of some of Nat's best recordings from hi...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2020
  • Length: 56:40
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The popular notion that Jamaica developed its early ska and reggae musics by listening to high powered New Orleans radio stations doesn't give cred...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 43:39
Caption: Austin musician Sly Campbell, Credit: Joe Hollowy
An illustrative profile of the Austin's Long Branch Inn weekly blues jam, coordinated by Harold McMillan of DiverseArts Culture Works.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Funk and Soul Musician: Sonny Knight, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 10/25/14
Sonny Knight considers himself blessed. If that's true, he is being rewarded for his positive attitude, and incredible amount of patience. It began...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: a band called death
Recently at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, Ayana Contreras caught a documentary about Death, a 1970s all-black proto-punk band out of Detroit. The do...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
  • Purchases: 1
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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A founding father of bebop and modern jazz, wife Nellie called his style "Melodius Thunk."

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie
The Five Stairsteps, The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie, The Stairsteps, The Invisible Mans Band and Keni Burke are the First Family of Soul. They performed ...

Bought by WUFT, KPIP-LP, WJAB, KHNS, and Panhandle Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The New Birth, Credit: RCA Records
An interview with THE NEW BIRTH - A one hour (Part C) interview with LESLIE WILSON and MELVIN WILSON of THE NEW BIRTH SOUL R&B Group. An inside sto...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
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A look back at Cab Calloway with interviews and music.

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jan 29, 2008
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Pianist Jason Moran on Thelonious Monk

Bought by KVNF and KUT


  • Added: Jan 29, 2008
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 2
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A look back at the career and influence of the jazz saxophonist.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 04:01
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Blues scholar on the importance of B.B. King

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Radio New Zealand, WABE, WTJU, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2006
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 6
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In this Blues File reviewer Jonny Meister offers up his thoughts on Hubert Sumlin's new album "About Them Shoes."

Bought by WEFT, WQJC, KUHB, KDLG, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 5