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Guitar genius and NEA Jazz Master Pat Metheny talks about Song X with Ornette Coleman, his first album, Bright Size Life, and guitar improvisation.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and KJZX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 2
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In these moments, we learn some cool facts about one of the best piano innovators of all time, NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman.

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 6
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After fronting Delta Spirit for the last decade, Matthew Logan Vasquez decided it was finally time to try out his solo side. Not that he has any p...

Bought by KUCB, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and KSUT


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Apollo Club
Featuring those top-notch musicians and band leaders who were successful in New York City and Harlem in 1933.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Three short "Moments" featuring alto saxophonist and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Lou Donaldson. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Siriu...

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


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Flip Scipio and wife Mitzi Pratt, in their Martha's Vineyard studio., Credit: Emma de Campo
Flip Scipio has been described as a “guitar repairer to the gods.” And with customers including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon, it's a...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Mory's Temple Bar is more than just a New Haven restaurant - it's a Yale University tradition. The story of Mory's goes hand-in-hand with the story...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
Caption: Barry Harris, Billy Higgins
In the 40s, jazzmen came of age on the stages of dance halls. Pianist Barry Harris and drummer Billy Higgins capture the view from those stages.

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 6
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Five Moments with producer and 2011 NEA Jazz Master Orrin Keepnews.

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


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 6
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Bonjour! I’m calling from France. I just wanted to tell you how much I’m in love. I’m in love, I’m in love, I’m in love. Je t’aime.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KUT, PRX Remix, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 01:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Gil Shaham
On his new CD, violinist Gil Shaham is joined by members of the Sejong Soloists. They’re a mini-chamber orchestra that got started when the player...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :25
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For the first time in KVSC's 43-year history, a live international broadcast is coming to you from the Winnipeg Folk Festival. With help from the M...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 01:01:29
Caption: Anna Netrebko, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
Got a cold – feel one coming on? Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has an over-the-counter remedy she guarantees every time. Use this 20 second clip t...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :20
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The Music of yesteryear a glimpse into the music and publishing business

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:01
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Fiddle and Cello have a strong tradition in Scottish, 18th Century Music. In a reinvention of the classic musical marriage between big and small fi...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2009
  • Length: 57:52
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Perfect Pitch, Autism, and Savants. Is there a music connection? Therapist Susan Rancer, RMT shares her experiences.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2009
  • Length: 29:03
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At the heart of Brahms' first two symphonies, conductor Marin Alsop hears great joy, especially at the end, where both symphonies finish with a tri...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2008
  • Length: :21
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The spoken language of classical music is filled with foreign names and phrases, and even conductors like Marin Alsop find it challenging to be mul...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2008
  • Length: :22
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From the deserts of Australia to the Northern slopes of Mt. Everest, Ray has lugged his microphone to some of the most Interesting spots on Earth. ...

Bought by Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland


  • Added: Jan 23, 2008
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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The cello is an upside down violin planted in the ground -- so says cellist Lynn Harrell. That makes the instrument the perfect foil for some tast...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2006
  • Length: :28
  • Purchases: 2