American jazz has been instrumental to the artistic aesthetic and legacy of Jawole Willa Jo Zollar. This special live on-air interview hosted by Janis Lane-Ewart, Executive Director of KFAI Radio Without Boundaries, will explore the rich and important jazz history within Jawole's life from Duke Ellington to modern day.
The Collective Eye is a weekly radio program hosted by Janis Lane-Ewart and features improvisational music of resident, regional, and international jazz artists such as Dee Alexander, Betty Carter, Eric Dolphy, Douglas Ewart, Von Freeman, Rene Ford, Kenny Garrett, Abdullah Ibrahim, George Lewis, Abbey Lincoln, Myra Melford, Moveable Feast, Nina Simone, Donald & Faye Washington, and Irv Williams, to name just a few. See the KFAI Playlists for a full picture of the collective consciousness Janis shares with listeners every Saturday fternoon.
KFAI Radio Without Boundaries
90.3FM & 106.7FM - The Collective Eye
Presented as part of the U of M Dance Program Symposium "Continuously Rich: Black Women and Cultural Production, Thu, Oct 21 - Sat, Octr 23 dance.umn.edu.
Northrop Concerts and Lectures is a fiscal year 2010 recipient of an Arts Access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This performance is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. Funding is provided in part by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders. Additional funding for the presentation of Urban Bush Women is provided in part by a grant from the Carolyn Foundation. This performance is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts' "American Masterpieces: Presenting" initiative.
Presented with support from the U of M Office for Equity and Diversity, the Givens Foundation for African American Literature, U of M Bookstore, KFAI Radio Without Boundaries|90.3 FM, U of M Institute for Advanced Study, U of M Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center (UROC), U of M Department of Dance and the U of M Women's Center.
Northrop Dance presents Urban Bush Women's Zollar: Uncensored on Sun, Oct 24, 7pm, Ted Mann Concert Hall.