Daniel Sbardella

Daniel Sbardella is the Senior Archivist at New York Public Radio.

Danny has more than two decades of experience in the field of audio preservation and archiving. His work with audio media spans the breadth of the history of recording technology, encompassing formats from 19th century wax cylinders to digital files. He has contributed to the preservation and access of the holdings of some of New York City's finest cultural heritage collections, including those at The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive of Recorded Sound, New York University, and The City University of New York.

Danny is also a frequent guest lecturer and presenter on the topic of audio preservation at library and archive studies programs in metropolitan New York, including those at New York University, Pratt Institute, Queens College, and Long Island University.

Daniel Sbardella appears in the following:

A Time to Break Silence

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talks with Casper Citron about criticism he recieved in the wake of his April 4th, 1967 speech at Riverside Church.
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The Inventor and the Virtuoso Reunite: Léon Theremin and Clara Rockmore on WQXR

Monday, March 30, 2020

The inventor of the theremin and its celebrated virtuoso reunite on WQXR.
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“The Radio Equivalent of Muhammad Ali”

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Remembering the 'Chief Rocker' Frankie Crocker and the importance of pioneering African American disk jockeys to their communities
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If He Walked Into My Life

Monday, December 30, 2019

An appreciation of the composer-lyricist Jerry Herman.
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Joyeux Anniversaire! Mario Braggiotti, host of WQXR’s "To France—With Music"

Friday, November 29, 2019

On the occasion of his birthday, we remember Mario Braggiotti --the late pianist, composer, raconteur, and host of WQXR’s To France—With Music.
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Beyond Fusion: Larry Coryell on WQXR

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Guitarist Larry Coryell gives an in-studio performance of his eclectic and virtuosic composition for solo guitar, "Improvisation on Bolero."
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Mayor Charles Evers, Mississippi 1969

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Fifty years ago this month Charles Evers was elected Mayor of Fayette, Mississippi, surmounting the state's entrenched system of African-American voter suppression.
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Marian Anderson on The Listening Room

Thursday, April 11, 2019

WQXR's Robert Sherman speaks with the legendary Marian Anderson.
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Barbara Carroll: A Birthday Gift

Friday, January 25, 2019

Celebrating the birthday of the late jazz musician, Barbara Carroll, with a rare and recently rediscovered performance on WNYC.
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A Song for You: Remembering the Life and Artistry of Donny Hathaway

Monday, January 14, 2019

On the fortieth anniversary of his death, a remembrance of the life and artistry of Donny Hathaway.
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