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This week's show features the full spectrum of Blues styles.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Fresh new songs from Juliet Green, Javon Jackson in concert, and funky and free sounds from Mo'Fone.

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KUOW, WOUB, WXPN, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jazz poet Langston Hughes
What do Langston Hughes, the fifties Beat writers, and jazz critics all have in common? They all like to write about jazz. This week, we'll take a ...

Bought by WCMU Public Radio, WVAS, WEZU, 90.5 WSNC, WEMU and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Educating Women, Empowering the World, Credit: Pathways Togo
Togo, a tiny country in Africa, is one of the world's poorest countries. Despite clear evidence that educating girls and young women is the surest...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 50:58
Caption: Chris Simon,Chris Strachwitz & Maureen Gosling, San Francisco, CA 9/3/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chris Strachwitz, Chris Simon, & Maureen Gosling talk first recordings, Jim Crow, and why this music matters.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 26:38
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" presents part 2 of a four part feature on the early musical career of the great, Ray Charles, which will cover 19...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, KSRQ, and KPVL


  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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What is bee-bop and how did it get that way?

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 13:12
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Finding Blue Note jazz in hip-hop

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 12:03
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The history of Blue Note Records

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:42
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Big name new releases from Gary Clark, Jr., Paul Thorn, and Marcia Ball - As well as a report from Jack White's Third Man Records

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jason Moran's "Joyful Elegy" for Fats Waller and Celtic-Afro-Cuban jazz from Auction Project

Bought by KSUT, KKRN, WMHT, KUOW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The first segment welcomes back guest DJ John Mueller, bringing his taste in vocalists and US west coast jazz. Sounds then evolve thru Latino rhyt...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Beck Eldridge, Credit: Laura Flynn
Making Contact partnered with the 2014 National Poetry Slam to produce this special open mic highlighting the power of thoughtful, truth telling, c...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Clarence Boone and Beverly Calender-Anderson welcome Isabella Bravo and Cornelius Wright.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:41
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" begins a four part feature on the early musical career of the great, Ray Charles, which will cover 1948-58. Part...

Bought by KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, WOUB, WLPR, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Natalie Jones examines the influence of the Italian political philosopher on fictional mafia bosses like Tony Soprano and real-life musicians like ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

Bought by WXDU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRIR, WEZU and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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"My singing… I’ll just say it simple as possible: it’s just godly." - Michael Jackson at 21. We uncovered a rare interview MJ gave in 1980 before h...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Johnny Full-Time is joined for conversation and music by multiple Blues Music Award winner and BB King Entertainer of the Year, Janiva Magness.

Bought by KPVL and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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William and Yvonne Russell talk about life after his return from Vietnam; and how they dealt with PTSD before the term existed.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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New music from from stand-out singers, including Glaucia Nasser, Andy Bey, and Kavita Shah

Bought by KSUT, KKRN, WMHT, WOUB, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Winold Riess
When jazz enthusiasts think of early violin performances, they may naturally land upon the name Joe Venuti. Indeed, Joe was one of the earliest, bu...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Fabulous funk in Fred Wesley and Jimmy McGriff, genius in soul with a sanctified Milt Jackson appearing each hour. Big bands meet myriad rhythms i...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:54
  • Purchases: 2