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Article: Interview

A Conversation with Amiri Baraka

Read "A Conversation with Amiri Baraka" reviewed by Lazaro Vega


From the 1995-2003 archive: This article first appeared at All About Jazz in November 1999. All About Jazz: I'm just really happy to see that in the last year or so you've become a much more public figure outside of academia through the recording with Hugh Ragin, Afternoon in Harlem on Justin-time, that When ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

November Birthday Salutes

Read "November Birthday Salutes" reviewed by Marc Cohn


It's time to celebrate November birthdays! Among the worthies, we also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Phil Woods recording Alive and Well in Paris, which was slated for release on Impulse! in the States, but never released here; there must be a story about this, but I'm in the dark. It is an absolutely stunning ...

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News: Radio

Reluctant Genius Of Jazz: Artie Shaw This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Artie Shaw was one of the top-grossing stars of the 1930s and the only serious rival Benny Goodman had to his title as “The King of Swing." To celebrate the Shaw legacy, Riverwalk's David Holt talks with Tom Nolan, the author of a new biography, Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw. Nolan ...

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News: Radio

Reluctant Genius of Jazz: Artie Shaw on Riverwalk Jazz This Week

Reluctant Genius of Jazz: Artie Shaw on Riverwalk Jazz This Week

Artie Shaw was one of the top-grossing stars of the 1930s and the only serious rival Benny Goodman had to his title as “The King of Swing." To celebrate the Shaw legacy, Riverwalk's David Holt talks with Tom Nolan, the author of a new biography, Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw. Nolan ...

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News: Radio

Tribute to Red Allen This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Tribute to Red Allen This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week, Riverwalk Jazz pays tribute to Henry 'Red' Allen, one of the last great trumpeters to come out of New Orleans in the 1920s. Joining the Jim Cullum Jazz Band on the bandstand at The Landing in San Antonio are Bay Area multi-instrumentalist Clint Baker, New Orleans clarinetist Evan Christopher, New York clarinet legend Kenny ...


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