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Caption: Frank Chike Anigbo in his studio in Barnstable, Credit: Elizabeth Nakano
A painter's art project to change the world reveals something in himself he can't stomach.

  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:36
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Oscar Peterson's original composition "Kelly's Blues" is skillfully performed by Mary Louise Knutson and Joan Griffith, on piano and bass guitar, r...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Guitarist Sam Miltich joins Joan Griffith as they play Jacob do Bandolim's song, "Noites Cariocas."

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Guitarist Zacc Harris and Joan Griffith discuss some of the inspirations behind one of Zacc's original compositions, "The Garden."

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Jazz composer Carei Thomas reflects on his original composition, "Baby Baby, Home Buddy," along with Joan Griffith.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Ants that build the perfect ark…what that smiley face on your phone is REALLY saying… an...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Eli Lara talks about the reactions she gets when traveling with her cello.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:25
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Michael Unterman tells a story about his cello -- part instrument and part travel companion -- at the Birdfoot Festival.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Robeson in Othello, Act I Scene 4, Credit: Folger FSL Collection
Shakespeare in Black and White

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 30:55
Caption: Ira Aldridge
African Americans and Shakespeare

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 32:22
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


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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 ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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 ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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 ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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 ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:00