Max Roach http://redriverradio.org en Music of the Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movement http://redriverradio.org/post/music-civil-rights-and-black-consciousness-movement <p><strong>Airs Monday, February 24 at 9 p.m.</strong> So Many musical artists weighed in during the decades of the Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movements... Nina Simone, Max Roach, Gil Scott-Heron, Archie Shepp, James Brown, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, Sly Stone, Art Blakey, Curtis Mayfield... The list goes on! &nbsp;The Music of the Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movements Radio Special takes us back to a time when the social revolution taking place in America was reflected in the popular music that was all around us. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 03:00:00 +0000 40441 at http://redriverradio.org Music of the Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movement For the Love of Abbey http://redriverradio.org/post/love-abbey <div><strong>Airs Tuesday, August 6 at 9 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The world lost Abbey Lincoln (</span>Aminata<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Moseka<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) in 2010, but her enduring legacy as jazz artist is still very much with us. &nbsp; To commemorate what would have been her </span>83rd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday on August </span>6th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of this year, Peabody Award Winning Producer Jim Luce teams up with Abbey’s pianist Marc Cary to produce a moving tribute. Marc Cary’s new release, “For the Love of Abbey” (on </span>Motema<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Records) interprets Abbey’s music in moving and emotional renditions on solo piano. &nbsp;We also hear many tunes from Abbey’s earlier recordings. In her lifetime she recorded with many jazz luminaries that included Max Roach, Bobby </span>Hutcherson<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Kenny Baron, Jack </span>Dejohnette<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Steve Coleman, Archie </span>Shepp<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Pat </span>Metheny<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Dizzy Gillespie, Victor Lewis and more.</span></div><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 02:00:00 +0000 31263 at http://redriverradio.org For the Love of Abbey