Thione Seck: Assalo (featuring Bombay Jayashri) (Orientation; Sterns Music)
Kumar Sanu: Ed Ladki Ko Dekha (From 1942: A Love Story) (Bollywood: An Anthology of Popular Indian Cinema; Silva Screen)
A.R. Rahman, featuring Hariharan Chitra: Uyire Uyire (Introducing A.R. Rahman; Times Square)
Duke Ellington: Jam with Sam / Skin Deep (Duke Ellington Live! at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival; Polygram)
The Blue Note 7: Mosaic (Mosaic; Blue Note)
Duke Ellington: Chinoiserie (The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse; Fantasy)
The Feminine Touch – gospel, jazz indie rock created by queer women Host: Pat Nelson Guests: Maria-Elena Grant – Lavender Light: The Black and People of All Colors Lesbian and Gay Gospel Choir; singer/songwriter AJ Shanti
This week on Write on Radio, we talk with Mahbod Seraji about his new book, Rooftops of Tehran, a novel about teenagers in love during the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
In the second half of the show, we talk with John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins about an upcoming very special GLBT Pride reading taking place on the Guthrie Theater’s McGuire Proscenium Stage, Sunday, June 14th, at 7 PM.
-Hull, Dakota Dave / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica
-Waller, Fats / Lulu’s Back in Town / Very Best / Bluebird
-Holiday, Billie / No Regrets / Quintessential / Columbia
-Parrish, Turner / Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog / Piano Blues Stomps / Document
-Williams, Cootie his Rugcutters / Jubilesta / The Duke’s Men: Small Groups Vol. 1 / Columbia
-Manning, Leola / The Blues is All Wrong / Favorite Country Blues / Yazoo