Porgy and Bess

Ron Simons, pt. 1 (Ep. 1, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. begins a conversation with Ron Simons, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and President and CEO of SimonSays Entertainment, about his experience as a pioneer in the effort to bring diversity to the stage, telling stories about African American history and culture.

George Gershwin (6.22.14)

George Gershwin was an American musician,  composer and visionary whose work at the beginning of the 20th century helped to shaped a collective understanding of the American experience. In this installment of Liner Notes Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe explores the life and legacy George Gershwin.