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Caption: Approaching America , Credit: 1905
From Antonín Dvorak's “New World Symphony” through Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land”, James Baldwin’s visions of a “Native Son” into the lat...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
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From last year's Brittfest, the world premiere of a piece by Kenji Bunch and more.

Bought by KWAX, Rhythm & News Service, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 3
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From CMNW Summerfest, a new piece by Richard Danielpour and works by Mozart, and more.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Part 2 of our celebration of the Schubert Ensemble of London.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This season is filled with music that has been around for years and years, to the degree that most Christmas albums or collections all contain some...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our special continues with a historic and introspective look at other holiday classics including one of the most historic Christmas songs of all-ti...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Easy and genuine is a mood that prevails our proceedings this episode, bassist Warren Jones of Grand Rapids bridges our journey to Helena Arkansas ...

Bought by WMOT, WJSU, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WKAR and more


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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This is the short segment focusing only on Bo Diddley, Indo Rock and Surf musics' similar sounds. Taken from the 170429 show.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:20:55
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The Stearns County Panchanga Society is more than just a band; it’s a community, and a rather well educated one at that! Mixing dance-able, Lat...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:56
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We as a culture and as humans spend a lot of time with technology, all focused on the newest, latest and most updated this, that and the other. We ...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Charlie Parker, the king of bebop
In this hour, it's the legendary story of how a Kansas City kid who didn’t like to practice became the king of bebop.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, KHNS, WCPN, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: Jazz all-star Dave Brubeck
In this hour, we remember the great Dave Brubeck—from his roots growing up on a California ranch, to his smash hit 1959 recording "Time Out," to hi...

Bought by WCPN, KHNS, WVPE, KCPW, WCPN and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Cool jazz icon Chet Baker
Chet Baker's James Dean-like good looks and emotional trumpet playing represented everything that was cool about "cool jazz." But his life was the ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WFAE, KPIP-LP, WCPN, KHNS and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 30
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5 track sampler of The Jayhawks acoustic "Mystery Demos" recorded in 1992.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 19:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Social partner dancing is in for the first time since the '50s. A look at why more and more of us are trading in our weekends for ballroom, and a g...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: May 19, 2008
  • Length: 21:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Growing up in small town Michigan during the 70's.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2007
  • Length: 10:42
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A look at the surprising roots of the rich tradition of Indian classical vocal music.

Bought by WCOM


  • Added: Feb 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Baltimore punker Pete Ross builds historically accurate gourd banjos in his basement.

Bought by KUOW, KXOT Public Radio, and Audible


  • Added: Aug 25, 2004
  • Length: 12:47
  • Purchases: 3