The Source: How Jazz Music, Culture Impacted The Civil Rights Movement
African-American spirituals, gospel and folk music all played an important role in the civil rights movement, but so did jazz. "We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite" and Charles Mingus' "Fables of Faubus" were released early in the movement, setting the tone and rhythm for a social revolution.
- Scott Saul, author of "Freedom Is, Freedom Ain't: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties"; associate professor of English and director of undergraduate studies at the University of California - Berkeley
- Kory Cook, music director for KRTU Jazz 91.7 at Trinity University
San Antonio's annual Dream Week takes place Jan. 6-21, 2017. The city-wide summit of events encourages residents "to participate in an open forum where real-world issues are discussed in a well-balanced manner" to proliferate the teachings and aspirations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tune in to KRTU Jazz 91.7 FM to hear Kory Cook host a series of shows Jan. 16-20, 12-1 p.m.: "Protest Music and the Avant Garde of the 1960s."
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