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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.

Repost: Giacomo Gates talks about Gil Scott-Heron

Apr 1, 2014

Today would have been the 65th birthday of Gil Scott-Heron, the 70's singer-songwriter-poet whose work was a major influence for the rap/hip-hop scene of the 80's and 90's. Gil passed in May 2011 after illness.

Jazz singer Giacomo Gates had a best-selling CD covering Gil Scott-Heron material a few years back, and...