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Say Brother; Mr. Jazz: A Profile of Billy Taylor

05/06/1980


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Mr. Jazz: A Profile of Billy Taylor
Program Number

1023

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

A portrait of the great jazz pianist Billy Taylor. Known for his efforts to encourage broader knowledge of jazz music, Say Brother caught Mr. Taylor in rehearsal for the debut of his latest work, "Make a Joyful Noise," commissioned by Professor T.J. Anderson of Tufts University. Barbara Barrow-Murray interviews Taylor and Anderson on the pianist's contributions to music.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Mr. Jazz: A Profile of Billy Taylor,” 05/06/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90B1C5A3396445F8861B8F60EDC80D97.
MLA: “Say Brother; Mr. Jazz: A Profile of Billy Taylor.” 05/06/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90B1C5A3396445F8861B8F60EDC80D97>.
APA: Say Brother; Mr. Jazz: A Profile of Billy Taylor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90B1C5A3396445F8861B8F60EDC80D97
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