Poetry/Spoken Word

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 04:59
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Michael Slate

Oscar Brown Jr. - singer, songwriter, poet, playwright - talks about his life, his music, his poetry and his politics from his start as one of the first Black radio hosts to the influence of Paul Robeson and his life as one of the premier songwriters and performers in the country.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 05:20
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Michael Slate

We spend an hour talking with jazz musician, composer and poet, William Parker about his life, his music and his mission to foment revolution and change the world. Parker recently composed a musical accompaniment to "All Played Out," a spoken word piece from Bob Avakian, and Parker talks about what inspired him to do this.