The Jazz Session #232: Gerald Cleaver


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Gerald Cleavers new album, Be It As I See It (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2011) is a musical exploration of the Great Migration and its relation to his own familys history. In this interview, Cleaver discusses the music and historical mission behind the formation of his band Uncle June; his use of spoken word and sound collages as additional layers in his compositions; and how he made careful decisions to arrive at his current place as a musician.

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