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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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I think hip hop can speak to anybody who listens to it.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
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For decades, Israeli radio stations ignored Mizrahi tunes and exclusively played music rooted in Ashkenazi traditions. That began to change in the ...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 21:07
Caption: Leah Lemm, Credit: Marla Olivia
The singing and songwriting of Leam Lemm of Minneapolis reflect both a modern sensibility and her membership in the Mille Lacs band of Ojibwe. Rece...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Bobb Fantauzzo, Credit: Andrea Canter
Like many good things, Bobb Fantauzzo’s recent music is both new and old. Both the Native American flute and jazz have been around awhile, but putt...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 07:38
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In celebration of Valentine's Day, for the first hour, Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela ask regular folks "what does it take to have a good relationship....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán pick their favorite albums of 2016. In Hour 2, Special Correspondent Christina Aanestad reports back fro...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pee Wee Russell, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Pee Wee Russell, who asserted a part-Cherokee background, stands as one of most innovative clarinet players in jazz.

Bought by KUMD, WTJU, and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Max Roach, Credit: Albert Kok
Best known as a bebop player, Max Roach (of Tuscarora ancestry) was named a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master in 1984.

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Oscar Pettiford, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Oscar Pettiford (whose mother was full-blooded Choctaw and father, half Cherokee) was one of the top bassists during the 1940's and 50's.

Bought by KUMD, WTJU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jim Pepper
The son of a Creek mother and Kaw father, saxophonist Jim Pepper grew up surrounded by the songs and dances of inter-tribal powwows. Pepper was a ...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Charlie Parker, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
A leading figure in the development of bebop, Charlie Parker (of Choctaw ancestry), is regarded as the greatest saxophonist of all time.

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thelonius Monk, Credit: William P. Gottlieb
Of Tuscarora ancestry, Thelonious Monk was one of the most inventive pianists of any musical genre. Dubbed the “High Priest of Bebop”, Monk introd...

Bought by KUMD, WDNA, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Charles Lloyd, Credit: Dorothy Darr
Program notes for the 2015 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony describe Charles Lloyd as “one of the key figures in the expa...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Lewis, Credit: Bert Verhoeff
John Lewis was of Cherokee and Comanche lineage and is best known as the musical director and leader of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Illinois Jacquet, Credit: William Paul Gottlieb
Jean Baptiste Jacquet is better known by his nickname, Illinois, which was given to him by his Sioux mother and comes from the Indian word “Illiniw...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dizzy Gillespie, Credit: Roland Godefroy
Dizzy Gillespie (of Cheraw descent), was one of the most influential players in the history of jazz. He was named a National Endowment of the Arts ...

Bought by KAZU, KUMD, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington (whose maternal grandmother was Cherokee) is regarded by many as the most influential composer in the history of jazz. And, as head ...

Bought by KUMD, WTJU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Miles Davis, Credit: All About Jazz
Widely considered one of the most influential and consistently innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis (of Cherokee ancestry) pointed...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Don Cherry, Credit: All About Jazz
Don Cherry, of Choctaw ancestry, was one of the most lyrical and unique voices in jazz. Emphasizing expression and musical communication over speed...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman, whose family ties reach back to the Occaneechee Tribe of North Carolina, was largely self-taught. His music has weathered the test...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dave Brubeck, Credit: Associated Press
Dave Brubeck, whose father was of Medoc descent, was one of the most active and popular jazz musicians in the world. His experiments with odd time ...

Bought by KUMD and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tracy Howerton raps about both the struggles and joys that he's experienced growing up in Mashpee, Massachusetts., Credit: Brenna Daldorph
Even if you grow up in a hip hop hotspot like New York or LA, it’s not easy to make it as a rapper. It’s even harder if you’re from a small town li...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eric Drake on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
I’m Akeisha Johnson, your show host, and on this episode of Making It Work, we will chat with this small business owner of Saxology and Saxcraft ab...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 21:57
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In 2011, two rap groups in northern Minnesota decided to join forces: 100 Souls from Red Lake, and NPC3 from Bemidji. Together they’re known as Rez...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1