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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 03:55
  • 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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Miss Peggy Lee was more than a pop star: she was also a world-class songwriter in the male-dominated world of jazz. On this Afterglow special, I’ll...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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St. Hildegard of Bingen was an 12th century German nun – a writer, composer of chants, mystic and visionary. You might be asking yourself, what on ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 12:55
Caption: Dawn Avery, Credit: Deborah Martin
Dawn Avery - Cellist, Composer, Vocalist, Educator - Mohawk and Sufi - Our Fire, Crane/Ajijaak, and Beloved

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 26:30
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Leigh Hamilton is a dramatic soprano who has been based in Germany for more than 17 years. This episode follows Leigh’s story, which takes her from...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 23:25
Caption: The Queen of Soul
Soulful mix for one of best singers ever---Aretha Franklin

Bought by KCSM and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Beth Stanford at Hardywood., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Snowflakes form blizzards, and a single voice, of the right pitch, can create an avalanche. Disgusted by the views of the president-elect, Teresa...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 27:30
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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In this piece, the *brand new* Emmy Award-winning Jacobs discusses the art of music supervision and shares stories from her work on four projects i...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 09:23
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The Choir of Radio France is one of four ensembles maintained by the national radio program, and employs over 75 singers. This piece investigates w...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 29, 2017
  • Length: 05:11
  • Purchases: 1
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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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An interview/music mix with Gayle Wald, author of "Shout, Sister, Shout. The story of Rock and Roll trailblazer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe"

Bought by Prairie Public, KMUW, and WSGE


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:26:14
  • Purchases: 3
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Deje Rene Carr has basically reached the status of local music legend in Pioneer Valley. The catch, she's still in high school.

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:57
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NOTE: The :48 intro CAN be removed without prior permission. Ninety-year-old Nova Scotian, Aggie Barkhouse, reminisces about the hard life of the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Meredith Monk, Credit: Kim Nowacki
Living legend Meredith Monk is a composer, vocalist, dancer,choreographer and filmmaker. While all of these descriptors are technically on point, n...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:21:28
  • Purchases: 1
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In February of 1896, a little boy discovered a woman’s headless body in a farmer’s field in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. No one knew who she was, or what...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 19:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Elizabeth “Libba” Cotton’s “Freight Train” was the unofficial anthem of the 1960’s folk music revival. Joan Baez, Peter Paul and Mary, and Jerry Ga...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 12:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Noa Guy was a promising Israeli composer. When she came to New York twenty-one years ago to rehearse for a concert at Carnegie Hall, she never imag...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:09
Caption: Beyonce
Teen radio journalist, Lilli Carlsen, traces how her journey to become a feminist directly corresponds to musical artist Beyonce’s lyrics. For many...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00