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  • hip-deep February 6, 2014

    Reimagining Africa: From Popular Swing to the Jazz Avant-Garde

    Everyone knows jazz: blues, improvisation, syncopated rhythm, all firmly rooted in Africa via Congo Square in New Orleans. But how have American jazz masters addressed the African ancestry of their music? On this Hip Deep edition, jazz historian Lewis Porter … Read more »

  • interview April 27, 2011

    George Lewis Interview

    Simon Rentner: I’m here with George E. Lewis, the author of the book A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music. First of all, why did you name your book A Power Stronger Than Itself? George Lewis: … Read more »

  • blog April 8, 2011

    Jazz: Africa in America

    We’re really excited about our upcoming Hip Deep show, ‘Jazz: Africa in America.’ So much so, we’ve pulled together a few tracks for you to give you a taster of what is to come in the show. In ‘Jazz: Africa … Read more »

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