Tag: Music
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Interview
Airdate: August 30, 2011

Tavis pays tribute to the lyricist half of the legendary singing and songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson.

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Interview
Airdate: August 29, 2011

The award-winning jazz great discusses his first-ever solo tour and reflects on the key to a great performance.

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Interview
Airdate: June 16, 2009

Pioneering songwriting and producing duo reflect on their introduction to music, how they became partners and on their vast catalogue.

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Interview
Airdate: February 6, 2009

Legendary singing and songwriting duo tell the stories of how they met and the first time they pitched to Motown record producer Berry Gordy and comment on why people respond to their songs.

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August 21st, 2011

While Otis doesn’t strive for much narrative, it captures perfectly the over-the-top presence of the two stars, each of whom has taken pains to cultivate a larger-than-life persona.

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Interview
Airdate: August 23, 2011

The four-time Grammy-winner discusses his new album, “Black and White America,” and explains why he feels this project is the best work he’s ever done.

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July 23rd, 2011

Our blogger Jeremy Freed shares one of his favorites from Amy Winehouse’s repertoire and reflects on the voice that will be missed.

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Interview
Airdate: July 22, 2011

Tavis: Trying to find the right word here. I am pleased, I am honored, I am humbled, I am delighted, I’m just crazy to have Jessye Norman on this program tonight. The legendary soprano has been an acclaimed and inspirational voice in music for many of us for many years now. Last year, she released […]

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Interview
Airdate: July 21, 2011

The pop artist, who also performs music from her debut CD, “Pennies in a Jar,” discusses what it was like to collaborate with the likes of Bob Dylan, Burt Bacharach and Carole King.

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Interview
Airdate: July 13, 2011

In this special episode, a Black entrepreneur shares the backstory of his successful pilgrimage from North Carolina to Shanghai and his unique perspective on Chinese culture and the role “race” plays in this once isolated country.

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