Jef is mostly known for his saxophone and composition in the group he founded, the Evolutionary Jass Band. But he is also known for solo performance and a knack for guitar amplifiers. Indeed, his first love was guitar, so I hear. But you an hear Jef yourself Feb. 2nd, live on the air at 10pm. He will play amplified guitar and saxophones. Perhaps he will surprise us, too!
Bridget B.here, Celeste and I will be joining forces to deliver An Evening of Afrotainment each Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists-worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental.
Eva Lake will talk with Cary Doucette, who is a member of the 12x16 gallery in Sellwood and is currently showing work there. He is showing alongside Jerry Walker, who was a Portland Pop Pioneer, adopting the 1960s & 70s NYC Minimalist edge. Although he exhibited in the Portland Art Museum, Walker's work remained largely obscure until his estate sold the collection after his death. Complementing Walker's Minimialist constructions are the parts and pieces of cary doucette. For more information check out: http://www.12x16gallery.com/wp/
Stringed Migration (formerly known as Cromonea) will be performing their music live in the KBOO studio on Movin' On, Friday January 16, at 12 noon. They have recently released their CD Fly Not Yet on the prestigious Waterbug label.
Host Michelle Shroeder Fletcher speaks with Steven Johnson, author of The Invention of Air, a book of world-changing ideas and a a story of genius and violence and friendship. It is the story of Joseph Priestley—scientist and theologian, protégé of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson—an eighteenth-century radical thinker who played pivotal roles in the invention of ecosystem science, the discovery of oxygen, the founding of the Unitarian Church, and the intellectual development of the United States.
i am honored to have had the experience to connect with this internationally acclaimed writer, anti-violence/pro-spoken word 'active-activist', entrepreneur, co-founder/co-editor of 'The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology By Gang Members and Their Affiliates', and co-founder of 'Def Poetry Jam', Bruce George. even though the time is edited, this is the unedited/non-radio version of the interview, in terms of content/language, posted for you on the web.
His resume and experience (posted here from his myspace page) is extensive... he has lived such a full life, and continues to do so.