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Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
Accordo is a chamber music string ensemble composed of present and former members of the St Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra. Members...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Courtney Burton, Credit: Tera Girardin
Courtney Burton’ Court’s In Session hosts a big event coming to A440 studios in New Hope next Saturday night. It’s not only a concert but a video a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hula Peppers, Credit: Elizabeth Rowan
The Hula Peppers plays an original blend of music styles from a mix of traditions predating 1939. Gary Powell is an original Hula Pepper, and he to...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Hula Peppers, Credit: Elizabeth Rowan
The Hula Peppers plays music from a mix of traditions, and all of it predates 1939. Catch the group at the Schooner Tavern in south Minneapolis, We...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Patrick Adkins, Credit: Andrea Canter
Jon Morgan curates Wednesday nights at Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis. It is a night when local jazz players try out musical ideas and experim...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Common Ground Company, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The Minneapolis-based Common Ground Company is part of the new wave of bluegrass bands. In this report, Phil Nusbaum talks with Jorgan Wadkins and ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sophia Shorai, Credit: Bernadette Pollard
Jazz singer Sophia Shorai is a great song interpreter, who enjoys singing in front of small instrumental groups. When Sophia got together with Int...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Sophia Shorai, Credit: Bernadett Pollard
Jazz singer Sophia Shorai sings this New Year’s Eve in the Williamsburg Room of the Lexington Restaurant in Saint Paul. Sophia is fronting bassist ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Matra, Credit: Alison Bents
Matra presents its CD Release Concert at the Cedar Cultural Center this Friday night. The group is influenced by many music styles, but does not se...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: Funch and Cheri
Producer Cheri Trusler's grandparents had a lot of cows to sell right around the time cattle prices in Montana were at their highest. That windfall...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Mike Notter of the Seattle bands Motopony and Hannalee cleans windows for a living, Credit: Joshua McNichols / Day Job
Mike Notter (currently with the bands Motopony and Hannalee) used to be in a band with a bunch of other window washers (Shim). Back then, cleaning ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 16:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emerson Hunton at the drums, Credit: Andrea Canter
Twin Cities Weekend is a five minute feature that keeps listeners up to date on what's happening the following weekend. Artist interviews and music...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Becky J and Rahjta Ren, Credit: Jim Larson
When Becky J and Rahjta Ren perform, it's a close collaboration between a great singer and an imaginative keyboardist.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer and songwriter, Ge...

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This pre-season sneak-peek features singer/songwriter and DIY...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 12:09
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Song Story features songwriters telling the true stories behind their original songs. This first pre-season sneak-peek features Song Story host, Er...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:54
Caption: Johnson being sworn in next to Jacqueline Kennedy , Credit: Cecil Stoughton
If you want a truly unique, refreshing, approach to the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, then please check this out. White House photogr...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 57:55
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In this montage of story and song, we hear Blues musicians speaking about their lives, the meaning of the Blues, growing up in hard times, and maki...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Yasmine Gustafsson
Bullying isn't an American phenomenon. In Sweden, a federally-appointed bullying ombudsman will sue a school district for not sheltering students f...

Bought by Listenwise, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WNPR


  • Added: Feb 21, 2012
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 3
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Deborah J. Hunter's poem "Jazz on a Diamond-Needle Hi-Fi" is performed live in Central Park by jazz musicians Tin Pan. Full poem below.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lady E. aka
Lady E tells me that some nights when she’s finished singing and returns to her apartment and is having trouble with the zipper on her dress, she’l...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 56:36
Caption: Los Cenzontles, Credit: http://www.themockingbirds.info/
Los Cenzontles is a unique musical group. Based in San Pablo, it's a band that usually performs usually performs and writes rock, latin fusion musi...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 09:56
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KALW’s Nathanael Johnson lives in San Francisco, near Mission and 30th Street. It’s at the intersection of several different neighborhoods with lot...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 1