we continuing conversation with Davey D and Brother J of X Clan; music and conversation with vocalist Sidney Jacobs
Sing Out kicks off Women’s History Month with a hot live performance by the almost-all-girl Berkeley High School jazz combo: The Girls & Pepe. Hosted by Larry Kelp. The jazz combo is (from left): Pepe Tekpa, Camille Kuo, Yuki Nagase, Kyra Teigen and Mabel Smith. Not pictured: pianist Anna Bettendorf.
Omowale, volunteer with the Telegraph Ministry Center and Manna from Heaven Breakfast program discuss a need to support community. And later we speak with musician Samora Pinderhughes about his latest cd, The Transformation Suite.
On today’s show we speak with Ensemble Mik Nawooj’s, Joowan Kim about the future of Hip Hop.
Proclaimed best high school jazz combo in the U.S. by Down Beat magazine, Berkeley High School Combo performs live on Sing Out before joining the full Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble and Pacific Mambo Orchestra at UC Theatre on Friday, June 3. Hosted by Larry Kelp
Women’s reproductive options are once again under election-year attack, this time a vicious effort to defund Planned Parenthood. We’ll survey the potential damage, and its controls. PLUS: brilliant jazz band alive!, disbanded all too soon after 10+ years of delighting audiences, is staging a 40th reunion concert series. We talk with Carolyn Brandy and Rhiannon. … Continued
“The song has ended but the melody lingers on”—Irving Berlin When I heard the news of Ella Fitzgerald’s death, I took it very hard. I knew it signaled more than the end of the greatest jazz singer of all time, whose remarkable career spanned six decades and whose incomparable body of work is not humanly … Continued