Fire Music: When Jazz Speaks Out - Part 4
June 23, 2020
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, current giants like
Dr. Lonnie Smith
and stars of the future like
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Playlist "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Ben Allison Grant Green "The Selma March" His Majesty King Funk (Verve) 0:16 Host talks 8:37 Jason Moran "Cager Lee" Selma (Music from the Motion Picture) (Paramount) 10:20 Blue Mitchell "March on Selma" Down With It (Blue Note) 12:00 Host talks 18:13 Kris Bowers "#TheProtester" Heroes + Misfits (Concord Jazz) 19:34 Dr. Lonnie Smith "I Can't Stand It" Live at Club Mozambique (Blue Note) 27:30 Host talks 35:50 Louise McCord "Better Get a Move On" Wattstax -The Living Word (Stax) 37:57 "People Get Ready" Curtis Mayfield Curtis/Live! (Live @ Bitter End, NYC) (Rhino) 41:58 Christian Scott "Danzinger" Christian aTunde Adjuah (Concord) 45:39 Host talks 56:12 Keyon Harrold "MB Lament" The Mugician (Sony) 57:28 Logan Richardson "I Can Breathe" Afrofuturism (Self-released) 1:02:32 Host talks 1:08:30 Wynton Marsalis "Freedom Is in the Trying" Blood on the Fields (Columbia) 1:11:33
Photo credit: Eric Ryan Anderson.
As our series dedicated to the amazing music that has come out of the struggle for the advancement of African-Americans, we span from tunes inspired by the march on Selma, or dedicated to the many victims of racially motivated brutality. Listen to deep set featuring old masters like