Art Tatum

Ken Coleman (Ep. 27, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses the history of the legendary jazz nightclub Baker’s Keyboard Lounge ¬†and its role in the cultural and economic resurgence of Detroit, with historian Ken Coleman, Special Projects Contributor at the The Michigan Advance.

The New Year & Responsibility

Reflecting on 2018 and welcoming 2019, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe¬†connects jazz and reinvention, then recites “New Year’s Recipe” by Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

Music: Art Tatum – “Prisoner of Love”