Tag: Music
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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 1st, 2011

Legendary singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson, who sits down with Tavis tonight, discusses his recovery from a more than two-year drug addiction. The Motown great also shares the advice that he offered his “little brother” El DeBarge, who, after an amazing musical comeback, recently returned to rehab for his own addiction. “Unless you get your spiritual self [...]

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Interview
Airdate: February 25, 2011

Singer-songwriter reflects on his 20 years of sobriety, explains why he considers himself a songwriter first and describes how the acoustic piano impacted his new CD.

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Interview
Airdate: February 18, 2011

Spalding demonstrates the skills that earned her this year’s Best New Artist Grammy—a first for a jazz artist in the 53-year history of the Awards.

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Interview
Airdate: February 16, 2011

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses one of his idols, the late Michael Jackson, as well as his acting career and the new film Battle: Los Angeles.

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Interview
Airdate: February 15, 2011

Jazz heavyweight and nine-time Grammy winner discusses the long-term price Americans are paying for abandoning arts in education and analyzes their confusion of entertainment with arts.

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Interview
Airdate: February 11, 2011

Oscar-, Emmy- and Grammy-winning composer-songwriter explains why he doesn’t like writing.

Interview
Airdate: February 10, 2011

Lee performs a track from his latest CD, ‘Mission Bell.’

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 9th, 2011

Six-time Grammy-winner John Legend, whose latest project “Wake Up!” finds him paired with The Roots, discusses the socially conscious project tonight. “I was always a bit of a political junkie, even as a kid,” says the singer/songwriter, who is nominated for five Grammy Awards for this latest album. And when it comes to making music [...]

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Interview
Airdate: February 9, 2011

Six-time Grammy winner and self-described ‘political junkie’ explains why he wanted to team up with The Roots for his new CD.

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Interview
Airdate: February 8, 2011

Music exec legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer explains how he discovered his talented ‘ear’ although he never played an instrument and shares the key ingredient for discovering musical artists.

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