A conversation with leading Black music writers who collaborated with author Willard Jenkins on his recent book “Ain’t But a Few of Us: Black Music Writers Tell Their Story.” The discussion will include how they have contended with a world of jazz writing dominated by White men, and address obstacles to access for Black jazz journalists, how to contend with the world of jazz writing dominated by white men, and discuss how these racial disparities are not confined to jazz but hamper their efforts at writing about other music genres as well. Joining Jenkins on the panel are Jordannah Elizabeth (freelance journalist), John Murph (freelance journalist), and Ron Scott (Amsterdam News).

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The 2023 Winter Jazzfest JAZZ TALKS series is presented in partnership with Jazz At Lincoln Center.


Sun, Jan 15
1:00 pm

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