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Say Brother; JVC Newport Jazz Festival, The

11/06/1997

This slice of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival features profiles of Dianne Reeves, Rachelle Ferrell, and George Benson. WGBH Radio's Eric Jackson, host of Eric in the Evening, provides our viewers with some jazz context about our featured performers as well as some insight into their distinct musical styles.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
JVC Newport Jazz Festival, The
Program Number

2801

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

This slice of the legendary Newport Jazz Festival features profiles of Dianne Reeves, Rachelle Ferrell, and George Benson. WGBH Radio's Eric Jackson, host of Eric in the Evening, provides our viewers with some jazz context about our featured performers as well as some insight into their distinct musical styles.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; JVC Newport Jazz Festival, The,” 11/06/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939BCA4D0D764D9CBB37C4CD713DB14A.
MLA: “Say Brother; JVC Newport Jazz Festival, The.” 11/06/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939BCA4D0D764D9CBB37C4CD713DB14A>.
APA: Say Brother; JVC Newport Jazz Festival, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939BCA4D0D764D9CBB37C4CD713DB14A
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