Cultural Expressions: From Spoken Word to Jazz

Cultural Expressions: From Spoken Word to Jazz

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

WXXI and the City of Rochester present a half-hour special that highlights the history of the spoken word in African-American culture and how it influenced jazz. Cultural Expressions: From Spoken Word to Jazz airs Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m. on WXXI-TV. The special features an in-depth conversation with Dr. Paul Burgett, Vice President, Senior Advisor to the President and University Dean at the University of Rochester, and Grammy award nominee, musician, and music producer Jimmie Highsmith, Jr. about jazz and its roots.

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