Rise Again: Tulsa & The Red Summer is a documentary about the Tulsa Race Massacre that took place in 1921. Director Dawn Porter follows Washington Post journalist DeNeen Brown who investigates the origins of the violence the discovery of mass graves. Brown interviews descendants of the massacre and members ofContinue Reading

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Miles Davis 1959

Miles Davis moved away from his hard bop style of jazz for his 1959 album Kind Of Blue. Davis had seen the Ballets Africains from Guinea in 1958 and he was aware of George Russell’s music theory book Lydian Chromatic Concept Of Tonal Organization. Pianist Bill Evans had worked withContinue Reading

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Marvin Gaye by Jim Britt

 Who will be cast as Marvin Gaye in the Allen Hughes-directed biopic that will be produced by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre?  Is Macy Gray correct in her opinion that the United States needs a new flag that more accurately represents its people?  Related posts: Media Questions Of The WeekContinue Reading

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