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Caption: Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass, Credit: Steve Martin
Derek Smalls formerly of the band formerly known as Spinal Tap discusses new CD Smalls Change (meditations on ageing) Lukewarm Water tour in 2019 o...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 32:26
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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 KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master and owner of the NEW Keystone Korner in Baltimore, Todd Barkan talks about starting Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at JALC, his latin jazz ...

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen is the only female to join Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and talks working with Stan Getz.

Bought by WAMC and KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Dianne Reeves sings "Dreams" with Robert Glasper, steps into Ella's shoes, and knows Today Will Be a Good Day.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Metheny grew up in a musical family, starting on trumpet at the age of eight and switching to guitar a few years later. By age 15 he was mentored b...

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, KBEM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Dianne Reeves can effortlessly sing in whatever style she wants with her far-reaching range, whether it’s rhythm-and-blues, gospel, Latin or pop. B...

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX, WART FM, KBEM, WUSF, WAMC and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 7
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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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Rediscover splatter platters and how radio takes us on a ride!

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 11:50
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Girls Rock NC is a summer music camp that doesn't hide being a feminist organization that embraces all gender identities. Ninety-five teens and twe...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary D. Williams, Credit: ncstatecapitol.org
Throughout the summer of 2016, this country has been reeling in the wake of profound injustice. As racial tensions swell, is it possible that somet...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:45
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"You can play notes, but if you don't put anything in the notes, that's what it is...just notes." - Pharoah Sanders.

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


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 5
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As a composer and a horn player, Archie Shepp is a consummate innovator, never ceasing to push music forward.

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


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Wendy Oxenhorn says "musicians and their records have saved our lives time and time again. We owe them the services they need to age well."

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


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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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
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A non-narrated segment on Baltimore rapper and noise artist Abdu Ali talking about race, gender and club music and how these issues have impacted h...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
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Experience the adventure, joys and perils in a greenhorn wrangler's account of the 40th annual Sombrero Ranches "Great American Horse Drive". Eight...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: The Apartment at 5 rue Crespin du Gast
In this short audio document we'll visit a fascinating small museum which celebrates the legendary French singer Edith Piaf. We'll discover fascin...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us for a special program featuring two legendary albums. The first, a "Conversation With The Blues," was recorded by Paul Oliver during the su...

Bought by Radio New Zealand and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black Prairie plays a concert for 52 wolves at Wolf Haven sanctuary in Washington State., Credit: Carli Davidson
There's a music industry for pets out there. But what kind of music do animals like? A woman who studies how non-human creatures go mad throws conc...

Bought by KVNF, 'The Sea', New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: BarRoom Heroes, Credit: Bobby Pickles
Boston punk prodigies - BarRoom Heroes - stop by Bobby’s mother’s basement, to discuss Irish-ness, Boston-ness and the novelty of youth. While thes...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 42:02
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Made in the Transom traveling workshop: Welding large metal structures takes its toll on an aging sculptor. What's an artist's retirement plan?

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 03:59
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Songs related to Space, Stars and Satellites

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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What would it sound like if some of the classics of American music were recorded in Rio De Janeiro?

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KAZU, KPIP-LP, KMXT, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17