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How do you celebrate Independence Day? With hotdogs and a baseball game? Sunscreen and swimming pools? What about patriotic music and a slice of ...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
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 Peconic Public Broadcasting, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Shuffle Along 1924
The best way to have your music heard in the 1920s was to present it on stage, on or off Broadway. Selling sheet music goes just so far, and radio ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cootie Williams
Musical instruments have been used for creative imagery as long as anyone can remember, so it’s not surprising that jazz ushered in a new and color...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on how creativity c...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 51:00
Caption: Warren "Baby" Dodds
The evolution of jazz traps that accompanied the drums began in about 1880, no one knows for sure …however the first recorded evidence is not heard...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A weekly radio show featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music hosted by veteran, Tony Vasquez

Bought by WICR, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Back Room, NYC
Jazz officially moved into the Big Apple in 1917 with the Original Dixieland Jazz Band. But it wasn’t until the music began to blend with Tin Pan A...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One cannot discuss the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema without talking about composer Silvestre Revueltas. We’ll hear selections from some of his grea...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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A weekly radio show hosted by veteran Tony Vasquez, featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music.

Bought by WICR, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Omer Simeon
This program features three musicians, Johnny Dodds, Jimmy Noone and Omer Simeon. All three cut their teeth in New Orleans musical circles, and the...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A weekly radio show featuring the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz music, hosted by veteran Tony Vasquez.

Bought by WICR, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Both Fats Waller and Louis Armstrong entered the professional music scene in the early 1920s. Both favored traditional jazz with its roots in New O...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frankie Trambauer
In size and tone, the C-melody Saxophone is half way between its cousins -- tenor and alto. Once you’ve heard it in the creative hands of Frankie T...

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Michael Johnathon and The Ohio Valley Symphony.
Folksinger Michael Johnathon and The Ohio Valley Symphony celebrate the music and stories of America's front porch.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: James Blythe
Chicago musician Jimmy Blythe was well respected by his peers. He had a feel for jazz very few could equal. By the time he was 22, he had cut sever...

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The American Chamber Players play Schubert and Gaubert

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Fernando Moya from Appaltin performs.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes a Kentucky roots band bridging Latin and American folk traditions Appalat...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WETS, WSLR, WRGY, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Junie Cobb
This program is the epitome of early jazz heard in the Windy City’s South Side featuring multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader Junie Cobb.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 1927 Auto in mud
In the 1920s, it was a major task for a band, without a lot of money, to tour the country and line up a recording studio date. If they travel by au...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Stay Human celebrates with a salute to a few radio heroes, including Rich McClear, telling us about his new daily call-in show on commercial radio ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
Caption: Jack Teagarden
With the onset of the great depression at the close of 1929, trombonist Jack Teagarden had a choice: find another profession, or become a part of t...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Horse tales, on Stay Human. Matthew Miltich chases his horses out in a thunderstorm, and Aaron Wenger remembers the rider who taught him what it me...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:31
Caption: WBOI's Folktale of Reflection, Credit: Julia Meek
We're meandering along a wellspring of musical musings this week on our Folktale of Reflection--hope you can join us.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WLPR, WFIU, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tennessee Tooters
It’s not unusual for musicians to name their bands after locations they’ve never been. That’s true today, and it worked well in the past.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1