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Say Brother; Solar Visions; Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio

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08/03/1979

This clip is an excerpt from the band Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio. Overall, the program consists of a studio performance by Solar Visions, a Boston-based musical group blending jazz and pop. Solar Visions players are David Kane (keyboards), Jimmy Wilson (horn, trumpet, special effects), Paul Soroka (lyricon), Larry Bright (bandleader and drums), and Vincent Loving (base guitar). Programs includes a fifteen minute interview conducted by Sixto Escobar with Bright, who discusses his work with Sun Ra, the band's use of the lyricon, and the electronic sound of the music. Produced by Barbara Barrow-Murray. Directed by Brian Clarke.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Solar Visions
Program Number

927

Title

Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio

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 consists of a studio performance by Solar Visions, a Boston-based musical group blending jazz and pop. Solar Visions players are David Kane (keyboards), Jimmy Wilson (horn, trumpet, special effects), Paul Soroka (lyricon), Larry Bright (bandleader and drums), and Vincent Loving (base guitar). Programs includes a fifteen minute interview conducted by Sixto Escobar with Bright, who discusses his work with Sun Ra, the band's use of the lyricon, and the electronic sound of the music.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Soroka, Paul
Kane, David
Loving, Vincent
>Solar Visions (Musical group)
Bright, Larry
Musicians
Music--Performance
Wilson, Jimmy
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Producer)
Deare, Beth (Associate Producer)
Clarke, Brian (Director)
Contributors
Johnson, Nat (Audio)
Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
Merhar, Milan (Videotape Recordist)
Devitt, Doug (Videotape Recordist)
Escobar, Sixto (Host)
Smith, Lee (Camera)
Smith, Kathy (Switcher)
Plausse, John (Lighting Director)
Demers, Leo (Videotape Recordist)
Beres, Marc (Intern)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Recordist)
Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
Handyside, Keith (Video)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Koppel, Tiit (Lighting Assistant)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Coleman, Vern (Audio)
Rivera, George (Post Production Supervisor)
Wareham, Skip (Camera)
Wong, Evelyn (Production Assistant)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
Fong, Diana (Intern)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Solar Visions; Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio,” 08/03/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A7BAA8C880F43FB95B7D60E50D0345B.
MLA: “Say Brother; Solar Visions; Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio.” 08/03/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A7BAA8C880F43FB95B7D60E50D0345B>.
APA: Say Brother; Solar Visions; Solar Visions performing live in Say Brother studio. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A7BAA8C880F43FB95B7D60E50D0345B
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