Cliff Coleman and Jim Ruffner present a chronological overview of Detroit jazz in this pamphlet published by the Graystone International Jazz Museum.
Don Davis (1938-2014), musician, record producer, and banker, is interviewed by radio personality the Electrifying Mojo in this on-air interview.
Michelle McKinney, archivist, storyteller, and griot, discusses how to plan for and preserve legacy in this Detroit Sound Conference presentation.
Madelyn Washington, librarian, digital management specialist, and Detroit music fan, discusses metadata and the preservation of “Sonic Afro Modernity.”
Pamela Wise, pianist, educator, and “cultural warrior,” discusses her relationship to Detroit music, the state of music education, and the impact of COVID-19 on her career.
Marion Hayden, bass violinist and activist, discusses her relationship to Detroit music, the music scene that mentored her, and the impact of COVID-19.
James Jenkins (1916-1994), Founder of the Graystone International Jazz Museum, discusses his motivations for starting the museum in this interview.
Ken Collier, legendary Detroit club DJ, discusses his career in music, the underground sound he presents, and his goals to the Black LGBT magazine Kick!
Morris Mitchell, musician, DJ, and promoter, was a founding member of True Disco Productions and a pioneer of Detroit’s Black LGBT dance music scene.