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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

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Mar 12, 2010

Famed New Orleans jazz saxophonist and Berklee alum Donald Harrison (left), featured in Spike Lee's critically acclaimed documentary When the Levees Broke, is a performer who spans genres; he has played with Miles Davis and mentored the Notorious B.I.G., among others. He was in Boston, Masachsuetts this week and gave a special N'Olens style blessing to the Berklee School of Music's new Africana Studies center. This room is a space on campus for students to be actively involved with the Africana Studies curriculum initiative.  He was accompanied by percussionists Thimba Mkhatshwa and Berklee Presidential scholar from New Orleans Joseph C. Dyson (right).