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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, 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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In these short pieces, Dee Dee talks about scatting, her big break, and studying the moves of Betty Carter.

Bought by KJZX, 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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2015 NEA Jazz Master Joe Segal lives and breathes for jazz and it shows. For nearly 70 years, he's been presenting incredible musicians, many of wh...

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


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2014 NEA Jazz Master, Jamey Aebersold. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn abou...

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


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Three more short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. In this batch, we learn about Mose's move from Mississippi to NYC, his gri...

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


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, EDDIE PALMIERI. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn about...

Bought by KJZX, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 4
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Instrumental peace meditation interstitial

  • Added: Oct 08, 2011
  • Length: :27
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Four Jazz Moments featuring flutist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Hubert Laws.

Bought by WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 6
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On this edition of "A Musician's Life" Tracey Tanenbaum speaks with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova of The Swell Season. Most people will remembe...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2006 Paste magazine named Josh Ritter one of the top 100 living songwriters. But shortly after completing his 2008 album, "Historical Conquests...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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George Benson gets his first big break when Jack McDuff invites him to audition.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA Jazz Master Snooky Young is still playing, after all these years.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, Delmarva Public Radio, KTRL and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2008
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 6
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NEA Jazz Master Snooky Young discusses his craft and his solo in "Uptown Blues."

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 30, 2008
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 4
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The Proclaimers are Scotland's Charlie and Craig Reid. Here in the States they're best known for the tune "I'm Gonna be (500 miles) popularized in ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 05, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer songwriter Duncan Sheik feels much more at ease watching other people perform his work. He likes writing and recording his own albums but h...

Bought by WGDR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and Mississippi Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA Jazz Master Toots Thielemans on embracing New York City's 52nd Street

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Part storyteller, part wanderer, Texas songwriter Joe Ely talks about lessons he learned from a life of travel.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KXOT Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 20, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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NEA Jazz Master Marian McPartland and her trio played a long running gig at the Hickory House, a famous New York nightclub. Everyone used to stop ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 19
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Musician Blake Hazard discusses the power of music in Carson McCullers' novel, "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter."

  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 01:29
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Singer, songwriter and activist Michael Franti reflects changes in his approach to music making over the years.

Bought by KUSP and KUT


  • Added: Oct 16, 2006
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Thinking about how a song gets stuck in your head.

Bought by Hearing Voices


  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Folk singer Dar Williams reflects on the craft of songwriting

Bought by WSGE, KBUT, KUT, KVNF, KBUT and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2006
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Instrumental peace meditation interstitial

Bought by prpdstation


  • Added: Sep 08, 2003
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 1