Articles tagged with: Erykah Badu
FunkJazz Kafe’ Founder Jason Orr Talks Evolution, Trayvon Martin, and Computers Stealing Donny Hathaway’s Vibe
In a far reaching conversation with award winning writer Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, Jason Orr , founder of FunkJazz Kafe’, discusses black cultural evolution, Prince, Trayvon Martin, and computers stealing Donny Hathaway’s vibe.
Very hard to offer a cogent analysis of jazz pianist Robert Glasper’s musicology ,aka Black Radio, as it has yet to be birthed as a conceptual whole. Yet, if the inter-generational appeal and damn good innovation of the tracks released to date (feat King, Erykah Badu, Musiq & Chrisette Michele) are even a morsel of his ingenuity, this in the pocket anthology takes the A train to magnum opus.
The following joint is an exclusive excerpt from award winning writer Edward M. Garnes, Jr.’s long awaited collection Other Side of The Game: Rare Testimonials On Music & Black Cultural Production to be published by Home Grown in 2009. This was the first story ever written on Anthony David way back in 2000.