Category: Black Music Roots

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Lionel Hampton: A Grace Note

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Musician extraordinaire Lionel Hampton died on August 31, 2002 at the age of 94. His legacy as a musician, statesman, humanitarian and close friend of the Bush family are chronicled on this program. Tony Brown also re...

A Music Legend Without A Home

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Music legend Chuck Jackson discusses his career. (1718)

A Rap Against Rap

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Pernicious words like “nigger” have become standard gutter talk among a “gangsta” subculture of African-Americans who call themselves rap artists. One black writer, columnist and cartoonist for the Tacoma Tribune got ...

A Tribute to Eubie Blake

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his great entertainer’s life personifies the Black Experience on Broadway, beginning with his smash hit "Shuffle Along'' and near the end of his life with a Broadway tribute to him: "Eubie." An intimate chat with Eubi...

Art Tatum: A Billy Taylor Salute

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4005)

B-BOP

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4007)

Black and White Music: The Melting Pot Music

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A look at some of the differences between Black and White music. Performances by Santana, George Duke and Billy Joel. Guests: Harold Wheeler, composer, arranger and conductor.  Wheeler’s arrangements include such hit...

Can the Apollo Survive?

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Duke Ellington: A Billy Taylor Salute

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4004)