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Caption: Composer Tania León
Whether making their homes in Spain, the United States, or never venturing from the Pearl of the Antilles, Cuba’s best-known and best-loved compos...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Recordings that saxophonist John Coltrane made with Duke Ellington, Eric Dolphy, and the rhythm section of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jo...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Music from trumpeter Miles Davis' final years, including his albums Amandla and Tutu, and collaborations with Shirley Horn and Quincy Jones.

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Sitting on top of the world has been around a long time. The song was written by Walter Vinson and Sam Chatmon, members of the blues group, the Mis...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO, KCSM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Radio, neckties and drums, the party continues with jazz and blues. In one case Philip and Wynard Harper on trumpet and traps respectively, a more ...

Bought by WKAR, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Marc Steiner Show producer Mark Gunnery shares an appreciation and review of the latest John Coltrane release, Offering: Live at Temple University....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Steve & Dee Dee!, Credit: Dee Dee Bridgewater
After months of intermittent phone calls, text messages and emails Dee Dee Bridgewater finally made her debut appearance live in studio on the Ste...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:57

  • Added: Aug 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:59:07
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Lets go back to 20 plus years ago and discover some of the hidden soul gems of the period. Notably cuts from Charlie Wilson, Live Stevie Wonder an...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The 2nd quarter of the soundtrack to your soul was a busy one! We shared the words and music of nine artists talking about everything in their live...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:57:50
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The 2nd quarter of the soundtrack to your soul was a busy one! We shared the words and music of nine artists talking about everything in their live...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:58:38
Caption: Steve Edwards/Host Producer, Credit: Steve Edwards
The Fusion Special is where the combination of Soul meets Jazz and Funk! It peaked in the early 1970`s and was spearheaded by artists and groups fr...

Bought by WJFF and WDCB


  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Steve Edwards/Host, Credit: Steve Edwards
For lovers of the live stuff, this in concert performance series is essential to your musical well being! A global journey of recorded performance...

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host/producer, Credit: Steve Edwards
This hour of the Steve Edwards Soul show displays its primary focus on the music and highlights some of the classic stablemates in british soul mus...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:17
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A one-hour, music rich appreciation of the legendary Chicago-born jazz saxophonist. Griffin died at the age of 80 on July 25, 2008.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, WNIJ, WCPN, and WNCU


  • Added: Aug 26, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Exploration of R&B Music

Bought by KUCB, WSGE, WFSU, WNCU, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jun 24, 2008
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Historical look at R&B Music

Bought by KUCB, WFSU, WEFT, NPR Illinois, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2008
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Jazz singer Chris Calloway, daughter to the legendary singer and band leader Cab Calloway, died August 7, 2008. Chris recalls her father's legacy ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KGLT, and WVRU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2007
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Master drummer Max Roach recounts his own extraordinary journey, from the era of the Jim Crow south to the creation of modern jazz, from the civil ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMOT, WVAS, KAZU and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2007
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 39
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Hip-Hop in Cuba, South Africa, and the Islamic world

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP, KMXT, KISU and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 9
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First person vignette with music.

Bought by PRX Remix, Troy Public Radio, WBHM, KXOT Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2007
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 14
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Blues lyrics give us unique insight into the African American experience.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUN, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2005
  • Length: 29:10
  • Purchases: 21