A celebration of Women In Music/Jazz including an interview with Dr. Ysaye Barnwell conducted by KFAI’s Lydia Howell (Catalyst)and music from Regina Carter, Dianne Reeves, Myra Melford, Abbey Lincoln, Carmen McRae, Carla Bley, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, and Francine Griffin.
Marisha Chamberlain joins us to talk about her first novel, The Rose Variations. In addition to being a novelist, Marisha Chamberlain is a playwright, poet and librettist. Her plays have been staged all over the world: in South Africa, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Britain and Canada as well as in the United States.
In the second half of the show, we talk with Nicole Helget, whose newest book is The Turtle Catcher. Nicole Helget is also the author of the memoir The Summer of Ordinary Ways.
The Fleetwood Mac that was in town last night ain’t my Fleetwood Mac. Hear some of the best of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac. There will also be birthday salutes to Lou Reed, Roger Daltry and Robyn Hitchcock.