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Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin Quickens The Pulse, with Talk of 'Pursuance: The Coltranes'Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin Quickens The Pulse, with Talk of 'Pursuance: The Coltranes'
Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin Quickens The Pulse, with Talk of 'Pursuance: The Coltranes'

Lakecia Benjamin stepped out on faith to produce her latest work, exhausting her savings to bring it to fruition. Here, Benjamin speaks with WBGO's Keanna Faircloth about her new album, 'Pursuance: The Coltranes'. The recording features …

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Master of Slack: The Legacy of Led Kaapana

Now 70, after more than thirty albums and ni Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, slack key guitar master Ledward Kaapana is still a down-to-earth kid from Kalapana.Led puts his rich baritone and piercing falsetto to stunning use on …

Wayne Shorter, "The Newark Flash," Recalls His Formative Years in the Ironbound and BeyondWayne Shorter, "The Newark Flash," Recalls His Formative Years in the Ironbound and Beyond
Wayne Shorter, "The Newark Flash," Recalls His Formative Years in the Ironbound and Beyond

Wayne Shorter on his early years in Newark, New Jersey, and onward, in an insightful article by Nate Chinen for WBGO.Growing up in the Ironbound District of Newark, New Jersey, Wayne Shorter savored almost nothing mor…

Jimmy Rogers on Songwriting, Muddy Waters, and Chicago BluesJimmy Rogers on Songwriting, Muddy Waters, and Chicago Blues
Jimmy Rogers on Songwriting, Muddy Waters, and Chicago Blues

A previously unpublished interview with legendary guitarist Jimmy Rogers from August 28, 1996 where he talks with Jas Obrecht about a variety of subjects.An under-sung hero of the blues, Jimmy Rogers played an essential r…

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