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Find the Beat: PBS promotes diversity with Esperanza Spalding

Published on 27 Nov 2010 at 12:27 pm. 9 Comments.
Filed under jazz,music,television.

Jazz aficionado Esperanza Spalding could be hosting a new progressive music show on PBS called Find The Beat. Find the Beat features Esperanza joining with a group, a band or solo musician to explore the roots of their music. Their journeys take them to see authentic performers, explore cultural connections and investigate musical history with […]

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Kicking It w/ ?uestlove (well, kinda)

Published on 26 May 2010 at 11:24 am. 2 Comments.
Filed under Hip-Hip,jazz,music.

This afternoon I have the honor and privilege of speaking with one of my inspirations, the founder of my favorite band, blog and tweets: ?uestlove. I’m interviewing him for a musical and scholarly project I’m working on called Freedom Suite. Freedom Suite is a jazz and hip-hop mixtape from my band, The Beast and jazz […]

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