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Caption: Richard Hadlock
The San Francisco Bay Area Jazz scene is a special place known for its diversity and camaraderie among its musicians. Host, Richard Hadlock samples...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:51
Caption: Richard Hadlock
Musical Instruments referred to by musicians as "Axes" are investigated. Often home made or manufactured there are hundreds of instruments. Host, R...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:02:36
Caption: Richard Hadlock
Host, Richard Hadlock explores the players of yesteryear who showed immense talent as teenagers. Musicians, Jabbo Smith, Mary Lou Williams and Gene...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:43
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It’s June; the President of the USA has officially designated it LGBT Pride Month, and there’ll be Pride events around the world. But how did the w...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 27:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Doug Storm is joined by literary critic, author, and filmmaker, Hildegard Elisabeth Keller, who teaches German literature at Indiana Universit...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:43
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As part of Park University's Ethnic Voices Poetry Series at the Kansas City Public Library, Maija (May-jah) Rhee (ree) Devine recounts how her extr...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jazz musician Chris Gillis stopped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently to talk about a new museum exhibit, "Music From the Tip o' The Arrowhead," that...

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 16:32
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Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist who has lived and worked on the North Shoreof Lake Superior since 1974; you might know her as the N...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Segment 1: Deanie Bishop Parish/WASPs Segment 2: Melvin Morris/ Medal of Honor Segment 3: Tanya Biank/Women in military Segment 4: Larry Kelle...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Film director Albert Maysles makes documentaries by taking long, unhurried looks at the subject matter. He tells us how he developed his eye, and t...

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  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Past staff member, Terry O'Brien recalls being a new staff member and her first shift as DJ and the vinyl selections that she chose for that show.

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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From '66 to '69 in two hours

Bought by KHNS, KSRQ, KKRN, WYAP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Country music legend Willie Nelson says that when he was a child, he heard a heavenly tune that's been under his skin ever since.

Bought by KCSM and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 2
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It all starts with the Stones...

Bought by WLPR, KHNS, KSRQ, KKRN, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Michael Monroe has just released his 12th album, "Folk Legends," a tribute to the heroes of folk who inspired him to make music. He stopped by WTIP...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 31, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg & Ann Possis welcomed Grand Portage jazz guitarist and composer Briand Morrison to Studio A recently. He's working on a new pr...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claudette Colvin.
What makes a hero? Why do we remember some stories and not others? Consider Claudette Colvin. She was a 15-year-old girl in the segregated city of...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KAWC, PRX Remix, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sherry Minnick, Credit: Elizabeth Lofgren
Sherry Minnick has sung many styles of music in her life. In the last few decades she has focused on great traditional songs, many of them very old...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Les Paul, Credit: William Gottlieb
Here's a little fact about Les Paul that you might not know: rock icon Steve Miller is Les Paul's godson. In this hour, Steve talks about his memor...

Bought by WCPN, KAZU, Radio New Zealand, KHNS, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

Bought by KGNU and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Berkeley-based Wilderness Torah is one group that’s trying to bring new meaning to the old tradition. Intrigued, I tagged along this past spring fo...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 11:58
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As I considered making a show to serve as a kind of year in review, I first thought to choose my favorite program from each month of the year, 12 s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 57:06
Caption: Mike at his home in Brookline, MA, Credit: Eric Molinsky
This audio was recorded in 2008 when I asked my uncle Mike Alexander to talk about his service as a bombardier in World War II. Mike was a proud Je...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2014
  • Length: 13:10
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Hear artists established forever in jazz like Ella Fitzgerald, Cannonball Adderley, the MJQ, Gene Ammons, Gerry Mulligan, James Moody, Jimmy Smith ...

Bought by WOUB and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mad River, Credit: Mad River
A singles & B sides progression, 1967, a musicians' progression, Doors with and without, Beatles and other Brits, 1967 again, folky Byrds, and a fi...

Bought by KWMR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KKRN, KPVL, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14