Category Archives: Music & Media Podcasts

St. John…Coltrane

The Video/Audio below is an excerpt from the 13th show of my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz, based on my 1976 book of the same name.  It’s the only episode that doesn’t begin with the series’ … Continue reading

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Early Jazz, New Orleans, and the Will To Survive

The Video/Audio below is an excerpt from the 4th show of my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz, based on my 1976 book of the same name.  The episode is about Early Jazz, the importance of New … Continue reading

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Juneteenth Now More Than Ever

It’s Fall 2022 in earnest now.  For a couple of nights we’ve draped towels over our outdoor flower pots to protect against freezing temperatures, hoping to make the blooms last just a little longer. And we look back with nostalgia … Continue reading

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