Detroit Sound Conservancy is proud to share Blues in My Bread, a documentary about Jodie Drake: a Detroiter who became one of “Canada’s foremost women of the Blues.” Transcription below. Documentary: Jodie Drake – Blues in My Bread Jodie Drake was born Priscilla Royster on Detroit’s West Side in the 1920s to a musical family […]
On May 29th, Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) put on a truly happenin’ concert in Detroit’s Capitol Park called “Flyin’ the Coop: Jazz Downtown” to represent how Detroit has served and still serves as the ‘coop’ for influential jazz musicians both past and present. Two exceptional performers were featured, the seismic De’Sean Jones and the fastly […]
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Lorin Brace: #recorddet Interview Carleton Gholz: Welcome to RecordDetroit Detroit Sound Conservancy. Today’s March the 9th. My name is Carleton Gholz, the executive director of the Detroit Sound Conservancy. And I’m sitting in the basement of United Sound Systems in our evolving exhibit and vault space with Lorin Brace. Lorin […]
Mike Himes, owner of Record Time and Detroit techno griot, wrote and self-published this pamphlet listing underground labels, stores, media, and fashion.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Alex Blue V.: "Illuminating Detroit’s Place in the Hip-Hop Narrative" Presentation
Sacramento Knoxx, musician, community activist, and Anishinaabekwe Detroiter, discusses his relationship to Detroit music in this interview and performance.
Detroit Sound Conservancy participated in this roundtable discussion on preserving Detroit’s Black history organized by Noir Design Parti.
Pianist, composer, and bandleader Kenn Cox leads his quintet in this live broadcast performance for Detroit Jazz Alive hosted by Jim Gallert on WDET.
David Blair (1967-2011), songwriter, musician, and poet, discusses the city he loves and performs “Detroit (While I Was Away)” in this audio recording.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · New Graystone Orchestra: Performance