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Bloomington native and longtime Detroit Free Press music writer Mark Stryker joins us to talk about his new book Jazz From Detroit and the musician...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Mark Stryker, author of the new book Jazz From Detroit, joins us again to discuss the city’s jazz legacy.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 07:00
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Longtime jazz and blues producer and radio host Bob Porter joins us to talk about his recent chronicle of the mid-20th century soul-jazz movement.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:01
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The story of one of the most long-lived and influential traditional New Mexican Hispanic musical groups in the state, Los Reyes de Albuquerque. The...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by WBGO, WJFF, WAER, WVAS, WLRH and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
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With the centennial of Prohibition at hand, we dive into the impact of the 18th Amendment on the emerging jazz scene of the 1920s with historian Mi...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Pianist Don Shirley combined classical, jazz, and spiritual influences on the many recordings he made in the 1950s and 60s. A forgotten figure in ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Welcome to the 'Little Women' podcast featurIng Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and GRAMMY® Award-winning composer; Alexandre Desplat.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 17:05
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Each year we lose more greats from the music world. Music historian Paul Ingles presents 2019's edition of the Musician's Memorial Special featurin...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KSJE, and WHRV


  • Added: Dec 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Kingston Trio on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes the legendary Kingston Trio plus Oklahoma Americana Folk Country Artist A...

Bought by KCHW, WSLR, KJZX, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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In the 1960s, Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, and some other jazz artists began to write religious or so-called “sacred jazz,” to be performed i...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A program featuring the 1970s music of alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, including commentary from Desmond friend and biographer Doug Ramsey.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Host John Floridis sat down to talk shop with Al Obando from the Garifuna Collective at the 2019 Montana Folk Festival to lean about the unique cul...

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dave Kubiak / The Bluebird Nightclub
Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin interviews the historic Bluebird Nightclub owner Dave Kubiak (part 2)

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: David Kubiak
Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin interviews the historic Bluebird Nightclub owner Dave Kubiak (part 1)

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this extended play, three-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. G...

Bought by KLCC, Red River Radio Network, Louisville Public Media, KGLT, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KUPR low power FM, RadioFreePalmer, and KSJE


  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Woodstock organizers, artists and audience members recall the 1969 music festival that rocked the world in more ways than one. Music and memories f...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, RadioFreePalmer, and KSJE


  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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In 1969, musician John Lennon and his wife, performance artist Yoko Ono, were among the most high profile peace advocates on the planet. We'll spot...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KSJE


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Folk legend Si Kahn on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes folk icon Si Kahn to celebrate his legacy with special appearances from T...

Bought by WETS, Radio Bristol, WVRU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 19
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From Nat King Cole to Miley Cyrus: how music tells the story of American democracy.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KZUM, Kansas Public Radio, WVAS, WFHB and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 13
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From Nat King Cole to Miley Cyrus: how music tells the story of American democracy.

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, WCMU, KXCV, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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The second hour of a two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured in the two-...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Special is timed to synch ...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVMR, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9