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11:00pm

Fri February 6, 2015
Cultural, Community, Information

To Be Free: The Nina Simone Story

Airs Friday, February 6, at 11 p.m. Nina Simone was as powerful and complex a person as the music she played. She called it “Black Classical Music,” and it resists all definitions. Its jazz, rhythm and blues, folk, and gospel.  It’s a combination as Rich as the culture. Like any legend, Nina Simone became a symbol for People and movements through the years, but she was first and foremost a performer. She acted out the story of each song as if it happened to het just yesterday.

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9:00pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Miles Davis: Bitches Brew

Miles Davis: Bitches Brew

Airs Tuesday, February 11 at 9 p.m.  One hour special follows the creation and influence of Miles Davis' heaviest album. Interviews include Bitches Brew band members Lenny White, Benny Maupin, John McLaughlin, Harvey Brooks and more.  Music also features the rare live recordings from the deluxe editions.

9:00pm

Fri March 16, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas with New Friends

Airs Friday, March 16 at 9:00 p.m.  Leonard Cohen and current artists inspired by him tell stories about his influential life and work, intertwined with music from his 2012 album of new songs, "Old Ideas". Leonard Cohen's shares insights into how he finds the imagery used in his songs and the way the songs are produced. The host is Rita Houston who also hosted the New York event at Joe’s Pub.

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