National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.

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570 Pieces

Art Works is the weekly program produced by the National Endowment for the Arts. It goes behind the scenes with some of the nation's great artists to explore how art works. New shows are posted on Tuesdays. Find out more at arts.gov

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130 Pieces

NEA Jazz Masters Moments highlight the jazz greats honored through the NEA Jazz Masters, a comprehensive program of jazz support.

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16 Pieces

NEA Literary Moments showcase writers and the literature they create through Big Read Moments, Poetry Out Loud Moments, and Shakespearean Moments.

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13 Pieces

This series includes miscellaneous audio from our quarterly magazine, NEA Arts, shorter pieces we've featured on the NEA blog, Art Works, and sound from our series, Short Cuts.

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19 Pieces

Quick Study--a podcast about research in the arts from the National Endowment for the Arts

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27 Pieces

The Big Read initiative was created to inspire people to read more great literature. As part of this program, the NEA produced several half-hour audio documentaries to accompany print materials.


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Four Jazz Moments featuring flutist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Hubert Laws.

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 10
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Four short pieces with and about the man behind the Marsalis musicianship, 2011 NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KBEM, WRTI, KCSM, WICR and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:29
  • Purchases: 10
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Three short pieces featuring trombonist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Five short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman.

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Three short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 11
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NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef on Joining Dizzy's Big Band; Finding One's Voice; Lifetime Student; and Musical Beginnings.

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 10
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NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard on Rejecting Categories; Chicago; Composing; Early Influences; Early Band; Founding AACM; and Listening Habits.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 8
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NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron on Hearing Coltrane Live; Improvisation; Yusef Lateef; and Moving to NYC.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KCSM, WICR, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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NEA Jazz Master George Avakian on "Discovering this strange music"; Wrong Microphone incident; Most Important Accomplishment; Revolutionizing the L...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton on Mosaic; His Early Influences; Remembering Arriving in NYC and College Education.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Harford Community Radio, KCSM, WICR, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9