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Left of Black S11 · E25 | Claudrena Harold on the Greats of Gospel
Who were the greats of post-Civil Rights era Gospel music and have they gotten their due for the major contributions they have made to Black music? What was the impact of such names as Rev. James Cleveland , Pastor Shirley Caesar, the Mighty Clouds of Joy , and many others? In this episode of Left of Black , host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Dr. Claudrena N. Haro
Merry Clayton's Inspiring Gift to the World
' The gospel, rock and soul singer, renowned as a backup artist for some of the world's leading musical acts, got some long-overdue public awareness from the 2013 documentary 20 Feet From Stardom . Now, years after losing both legs in a car accident, Merry Clayto n has made a triumphant return to the recording studio for her new album, Beautiful Scars . CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Lee Cowan
Boston Review Heather McGhee Talks with Archon Fung
'Harvard Kennedy School professor Archon Fung talks with Heather McGhee about her new book The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.' Boston Review · Heather McGhee talks with Archon Fung | Boston Review
Rickie Lee Jones' Memoir
'Two-time Grammy Award-winner Rickie Lee Jones has been called “the premiere song-stylist and songwriter of her generation" by The New Yorker. She joins All Of It to discuss her new memoir, Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour. '
Terri Lyne Carrington: Trailblazer, Advocate and NEA Jazz Master
'In her more than 40 years behind the drum kit, 2021 NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington has built a reputation as one of the most dynamic instrumentalists, bandleaders and composers in jazz. But before she became an in-demand musician, she was a kid growing up outside of Boston, swinging behind the likes of Dizzy Gillespie and Oscar Peterson . On this episode of Jazz Night in America , we'll h
Butcher Brown: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
' Butcher Brown takes to a restaurant's rooftop terrace in the band's hometown of Richmond, Va., for a home concert and sizzles from the first note. The band opens with "Sticky July," a tune every bit as catchy as its name implies; think rollerskating with a popsicle under a cloudless s

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