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Artist of the Week Interviews -Alexander Zonjic - August 20, 2020

Artist of the Week Interviews -Alexander Zonjic - August 20, 2020

August 23, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday, August 20, 2020  at 12:30 pm (cst).  Flutist Alexander Zonjic has a brand new release entitled "Playing It Forward".  We discussed what he's been up to since this is his first release in 10-years.

It was so good to chat with him and find out he's all good.  We go back a long way on tis station and I greatly appreciate and respect his chops.  WFSK not only has most of his releases in the station collection, but carried his radio show for many years when it was being produced weekly. We discussed what he's been up to since this is his first release in 10-years.  The Detroit resident credits legendary musician Bob James is to who gave him a break many years ago and added Alexander as member of his band.    

 

 

Black Wall Street 100 w Hannibal Johnson of Tulsa, OK - 8-20-20

Black Wall Street 100 w Hannibal Johnson of Tulsa, OK - 8-20-20

August 23, 2020

This episode was recorded from my live show on Wednesday, 8-20-20 at 4:00 pm on WFSK 88.1 FM radio at Fisk University.  The Wednesday Edition has a News from the Community Segment on the very beginning.  This hour Ron Wynn a WFSK volunteer and longtime station talk show gives details about a restored film being shown virtually by the Belcourt Theater on Jazz.    

My guest was Hannibal Johnson author of Black Wall Street 100--An American City Grapples With Its Historical Racial Trauma.It was good to have him back on my show after 10-years when his original interview was conducted.  He's a very respected expert on Tulsa, Black Wall Street and its rich and tragic history.  As an author, attorney & Consultant it was good to catch up with him to get latest development on that region as they relate to the 100th  anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre.  

His first interview man years ago was on his book Black Wall StreetFrom Riot to Renaissance in Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District; Up From the Ashes.

 

Pastor’s Roundtable for August 2020 - 8-16-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

Pastor’s Roundtable for August 2020 - 8-16-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

August 23, 2020

This is episode is the 8'clock hour of the Pastor's Roundtable for the month of August taken from a live broadcast on WFSK radio at Fisk University in Nashville.  Guest pastors are: Rev. Edward Hill, JR of Holy Ground Missionary Baptist Church and Rev. David G. Lattimore of 15th Avenue Baptist Church.  

Among the topics discussed are: racial and ethnic difference between the two-sides of Nashville these churches are in Rev. Hill's in in South Nashville and Rev. Lattimore is in North Nashville both have African American neighborhoods and businesses.   

This was interesting in the discussion around demographics, historical perspective on the areas as they relate to gentrification, the double crisis we dealt with and are still dealing with i.e. deadly tornado, the pandemic, watching God work through all of that and much we have to be thankful for.  

Pastor’s Round Table for August 2020- 8-21-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

Pastor’s Round Table for August 2020- 8-21-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

August 23, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live show on WFSK radio on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:00 am.  In the first segment there are some news headlines of the day given before the pastor's are introduced for the Sunday.  The next hour is on another episode with same date.  
 
Guest pastors are: Rev. Edward Hill,   Jr. of Holy Ground Missionary Baptist Church and Rev. David G. Lattimore of 15th Ave Baptist Church.   

411 Show Information and Resources Edition- 8-12 , 2020

411 Show Information and Resources Edition- 8-12 , 2020

August 13, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show from the studios of WFSK-FM radio in Nashville, on Wednesday, 8-12 -20 at 04:00 pm (cdt).

Among the guest were Katina Beard CEO of Matthew Walker Health Center with a on COVID-19 testing resource then ehar from Donnell Williams.  He serves as the President of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (N.A.R.E.B.).  He's a long-time member of the trade organization where he's been actively involved in the trade association’s efforts to promote the meaningful exchange of ideas about the real estate business and how to best serve its clientele.  He gave information on financial constants in the growth of Black home ownership.  

Lastly, Loren Appin, he's COO and Co-Founder of Fishbowl will share some workplace trends and survey data amongst Fishbowl professionals working from home. 

Fishbowl is a workplace social network that connects professionals through transparent conversations. Professionals come to Fishbowl daily to discuss industry-specific news and share career advice with peers and senior leadership in an open, positive, and supportive environment. The platform is currently accessible through its mobile app available on iOS and Android devices and is free for all users.

Hands Up Don’t Shoot - Dr. Jennifer Cobbina  - 8-12-20

Hands Up Don’t Shoot - Dr. Jennifer Cobbina - 8-12-20

August 13, 2020

The episode is from a live broadcast of my show on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  I talked with the guest right after the first break headlines came before that.  The guest was Jennifer Cobbina, Ph.D., she's an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

n Hands Up, Don’t Shoot, Jennifer Cobbina draws on in-depth interviews with nearly two hundred residents of Ferguson and Baltimore, conducted within two months of the deaths of Brown and Gray. She examines how protestors in both cities understood their experiences with the police, how those experiences influenced their perceptions of policing, what galvanized Black Lives Matter as a social movement, and how policing tactics during demonstrations influenced subsequent mobilization decisions among protesters. 

Artist of the Week Interviews - Patti Austin & Greg Field - 8-13-20

Artist of the Week Interviews - Patti Austin & Greg Field - 8-13-20

August 13, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired live on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm (cst) 

Patti Austin, Ledisi and David Alan Grier are among artist featured on the project, Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! program.  This interview was total joy and so interesting with Patti Austin and Greg Field.  

Coinciding with Ella Fitzgerald’s birthday on Saturday (April 25), Concord Jazz is releasing Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! on Friday (April 24). The tribute was recorded at the iconic Harlem, New York venue where the premier jazz vocalist got her start competing in its equally legendary Amateur Night talent show.

Three-time Grammy Award winner and 2010 Latin Grammy producer of the year Gregg Field produced the 2016 Apollo Theater birthday celebration from which the album stems, casting a lineup of contemporary vocalists that included Patti Austin, Andra Day, Ledisi, Lizz Wright, Cassandra Wilson and Monica Mancini, along with special guests. Ella 100: Live at the Apollo! also finds Field revisiting his musical roots: he formerly toured as Fitzgerald's drummer.

 

The 411 Show’s Wednesday Afternoon Drive Edition - 8-5 -20 Hr. 2 - Howard J. Ross was the Guest

The 411 Show’s Wednesday Afternoon Drive Edition - 8-5 -20 Hr. 2 - Howard J. Ross was the Guest

August 10, 2020

This show was recorded from a live broadcast our my show on WFSK radio Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm  (cdt)  Thank you to our Nashville-based noon-profit advocacy group Equity Alliance for giving the News From the Community segment.  They proactively advocates for African Americans and other communities of color to have a fair and just opportunity at realizing the American dream.  Equity Alliance was recently asked by the Mayors Office to coordinate a survey to re-distribute Cares Act funds to those who need it at the grassroots level.

Long-time diversity and inclusion trainer and author Howard J. Ross was back to discuss his updated book Everyday Bias.  As always he was excellent and understood the topic very, very well.  

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411 Show’s Wednesday Afternoon Drive Edition - 8-5-20

411 Show’s Wednesday Afternoon Drive Edition - 8-5-20

August 10, 2020

This show was recorded from a live broadcast our my show on WFSK radio Wednesday, August 5,  2020 at 4:00 pm  (cdt).  News from the Community segment was on pre-election questions leading up to the Primary Election on 8-6-20.  Details on voting by mail and absentee ballots came from on came from Jeff Roberts  of the Davidson County Election Commission where he serves as the Administrator.  

Guest for the hour was Dr. Adrienne Battle, Director of Metro Schools to talk about the recent re-opening of school this semester remotely during the pandemic, safety, technology concerns, etc.   

Thank you for your time Dr. Battle.  She has only been in her capacity as Director less that a year.   

Artist of the Week Interviews - Quinton Gerard W. 8-5-20

Artist of the Week Interviews - Quinton Gerard W. 8-5-20

August 10, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday, August 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm (cst)  His new release is entitled "Cleared For Takeoff".  He's Louisiana's own funky sax man and a true talent.  Known in the smooth & contemporary jazz realm as The Fnky Sax player Quinton, says of his style "the method of playing saxophone characterized by incorporating elements of Funk, R & B, Gospel, Blues and Jazz supported by the underlying foundation of the urban culture and experience.”

His latest release takes the listener on a real musical take-off into his gifting to lay it down with that sax where you cruise without having to where your seat belts.     

Book Discussion for the Community of Faith with Jason Gaboury Wait With Author - 8-9-20 -20

Book Discussion for the Community of Faith with Jason Gaboury Wait With Author - 8-9-20 -20

August 10, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show from the studios of WFSK-FM radio in Nashville, on Sunday, 8-9-20 at 08:00am (cdt). Jason Gaboury is a regional ministry director with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He's also an Anglican friar (Anglican Order of Preachers). He has contributed to a number of books, including Drama Team Handbook.

His new book Wait For Me: Meeting God in Loneliness.  He takes one of a journey from Genesis to the Gospels, and describes loneliness as a human condition God uses for our transformation and his transcendent purposes in us.  This was especially interesting as our we are experiencing a global pandemic.  

I really did enjoy his conversation.  

Feels Like Sunday Morning - 8-9-20 - 7:00am

Feels Like Sunday Morning - 8-9-20 - 7:00am

August 10, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show from the studios of WFSK-FM radio in Nashville, on Sunday 8-2-20 at  07:00am (cdt).  I am talking with my show's producer The X-man.  We both always have a lot to say.  There is some news and headlines in here as well.  I write a fresh newscast every Sunday morning morning.  

I have to insert some old school wisdom into the ears of my audience....and some stuff is just funny.

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