John Coltrane 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 Newport Jazz Festival: Ravi Coltrane Quartet In Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/newport-jazz-festival-ravi-coltrane-quartet-concert-0 <div>Airs Monday, January 20 at 8 p.m.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">His bloodline alone makes him something of a prince of jazz. But his legendary father died when he&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">was a toddler, and Ravi </span>Coltrane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> blazed his own trail on the tenor saxophone; indeed, his ideas about&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">composition and flow and tone sound most at home with his own generation of improvisers. His quartet&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">has developed a new set of repertoire for a new album in the works. We get a good midterm progress&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">report from the Harbor Stage at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival.</span></div><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 38929 at http://redriverradio.org Newport Jazz Festival: Ravi Coltrane Quartet In Concert