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Say Brother; Excursion with Tumbao, An

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04/25/1979


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Excursion with Tumbao, An
Program Number

924

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Program features an in studio performance by Tumbao, a Boston-based musical group blending Latin rhythms, jazz, and Afro-blues. Performers are David Nieves (band leader and base player), Israel Pabon (congas), Efraim Toro (random percussion), Steve Gluzband (trumpet, horn, occasional piano), and Don Byron (clarinet, piano). Program includes a fifteen minute interview with Nieves conducted by Sixto Escobar, and Say Brother's "Music Beat" (a list of noteworthy musical recordings).

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Tumbao (Musical group)
Music--Performance
Gluzband, Steve
Hispanic American musicians
Byron, Don
Nieves, David
Toro, Efraim
Pabon, Israel
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Deare, Beth (Associate Producer)
Barbara Barrow-Murray (Producer)
Clarke, Brian (Director)
Contributors
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Wong, Evelyn (Production Assistant)
Sullivan, John L. (Lighting Director)
Smith, Kathy (Switcher)
Merhar, Milan (Videotape Recordist)
Koppel, Tiit (Switcher)
Rivera, George (Post Production Supervisor)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Wareham, Skip (Camera)
Tilkin, Richard (Assistant Cameraman)
Hugentugler, Carol (Videotape Recordist)
Fong, Diana (Intern)
Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
Vigneaux, Steve (Audio)
Shipley, Jack (Lighting Assistant)
Demers, Leo (Videotape Recordist)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
Escobar, Sixto (Host)
Coleman, Vern (Audio)
Smith, Lee (Camera)
Beres, Marc (Intern)
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Excursion with Tumbao, An,” 04/25/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59222C00BBEF462A88F0BFFAF66DDCE9.
MLA: “Say Brother; Excursion with Tumbao, An.” 04/25/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59222C00BBEF462A88F0BFFAF66DDCE9>.
APA: Say Brother; Excursion with Tumbao, An. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59222C00BBEF462A88F0BFFAF66DDCE9
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