Monthly Archives: December 2008

2008: The Year in Recordings

One afternoon hanging out with a good friend and fellow writer in the Crescent City during my November completion of the Randy Weston book manuscript for our publisher (Duke University Press) we started speculating on the various end-of-the-year lists we’d been … Continue reading

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Ancient Future – the radio program

WPFW 89.3 FM, Washington, DC – Pacifica Radio in the Nation’s Capital (   One of the distinct pleasures of returning to the DC area has been WPFW, the area’s most creative radio station.  I spent 18 years hosting programs … Continue reading

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THE Book for 2008

Jazz… oops Creative Music Book-Of-The-Year:   A Power Stronger Than Itself   By George Lewis ( University of Chicago Press)     As trombonist-composer and now author George Lewis, Director of the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University, describes … Continue reading

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