We Insist!: Jazz Speaks Out
By WBGO News
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We Insist!: Jazz Speaks Out is a multi-part series exploring the impact of jazz music on social change movements and African-American history and culture. The series features conversations with musicians, authors and educators who have studied the music and its impact, experienced it first hand and, in some cases, created it. Guests include: Dr. Robin D. G. Kelly, professor of history at USC; Grammy-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard; saxophonist Marcus Strickland; NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston and others. The music featured in the series includes: Max Roach's "We Insist" Miles Davis' "Jack Johnson" Randy Weston Uhuru Afrika "Uhuru Afrika" John Coltrane's "Alabama" Sonny Rollins' "Freedom Suite" and other selections from Jazz greats.
||Marcus Strickland on the music business, politics, and hip hop.||Marcus Strickland on the music business, politics, and hip hop.||7/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Terence Blanchard on Miles and Jack Johnson||Terence Blanchard on Miles and Jack Johnson||6/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Randy Weston on Africa and Jazz||Randy Weston Talks Africa and Jazz||4/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Robin Kelley on Jazz and Civil Rights||Dr. Robin Kelley on Jazz and Civil Rights||3/29/2014||Free||View In iTunes|