[youtube id=”ZBzhoccngFE”] James Mtume talks to Nelson George about working with Miles Davis during the On The Corner sessions. He shares the things that Davis taught him about changing bands, his changing technique and how the jazz world responded to the electronic sound of On The Corner.  Hip-Hop fans knowContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”m3oqtijIEAA”] Tomorrow HBO will air the Dee Rees’directed Bessie, starring Queen Latifah as the late blues queen Bessie Smith. In this short video Nelson George narrates the lineage of Bessie Smith’s influence on popular music. Bessie airs tomorrow night on HBO at 8PM EST. Related posts: Media Questions OfContinue Reading

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Get More: VH1 Rock Docs This is Nelson George’s Finding The Funk documentary about the origins of funk music. He talks to a variety of legendary funksters like George Clinton and Sly Stone to get to the bottome of the music that’s known for starting on the one. Related posts:Continue Reading

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