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This week's episode of American Rhythm included several recordings from persons who were also preachers and/or ministers in addition to musicians. ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
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American Rhythm continues it's exploration of vintage songs about rain this week.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:57
Caption: J.C. Higginbotham
Pianist and bandleader Luis Russell happened to have one of the best bands in the Big Apple by the latter 1920s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, American Rhythm explores songs that reference that all-important communication technology: the telephone.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:56
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A tribute to singer/songwriting legend Leonard Cohen who passed away November 7, 2016 at the age of 82.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 2
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This one hour program is presented with the idea of airing authentic and original music from the electric era of the 60's and 70's...Many styles ar...

Bought by KEOS, WOUB, KKRN, KGLT, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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It wasn't until the 1980s that music featured anger. Some would say that introduction was liberating and progressive. That the anti-war music was...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:39:09
Caption: www.TheForgottenFamous.com
One of American music's original crossover kings, his music transformed a city and an industry forever. 

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 18:45
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I always equated boxing with "manhood" until the boxer Emile Griffith proved that decency is the path to "manhood." Emile had a more dramatic stor...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:23
Caption: Lillian Armstrong
This program is devoted to the creative composers, vocalists and musicians who were so important in the early years of jazz.

Bought by KVNF and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Buddy Bolden
This is a trek through the streets of New Orleans of the 1920s.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:56:51
Caption: Thomas 'Fats' Waller
The early years of jazz were filled with talented musicians, but only a few stood out as larger than life personalities with innovative ideas.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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An economic history of New Orleans doesn't involve military statues or big men to build a mythological story and capture the romantic's view of her...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:45:50
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Driving around Morocco in the late 1950s with counterculture icon Paul Bowles at the wheel, with a case of hot Pepsi, a brick of hash, and a massiv...

Bought by KMUN and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1972, Studs Terkel interviewed hotel piano player Norman "Hots" Michels for his book "Working." Hots was the last live entertainment at the Sher...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Jazz historians and his own son, Fitz, share why writer and jazz adovcate, Ira Gitler is a Jazz Master.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Three short moments celebrating 2017 NEA Jazz Master, Dave Holland.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 6
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The Harmonizing vocals of The Boswell Sisters and The Mills Brothers were inspired by the turn of the century barbershop quartets.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Tonight's show - obscure New Orleans musicians playing that New Orleans sound.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:54:37
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Playing off our usual catch phrase of, "Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of," tonight we will focus on music you've heard b...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:23:48
Caption: Irving Berlin
Here is a selection of songs from the early years of jazz that had longevity. Their popularity lasted for decades.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Interactive media means bringing in the least and most uncommon denominators so to do interactive radio, it's gotta be really simple. Especially S...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:55:53
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A tribute to vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. Please note there is no mention of his passing in this program.

Bought by Raven Radio, WART FM, KJZX- Jazz ATX, KENW, WUSF and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:45
  • Purchases: 25