Harold McKinney, jazz musician and composer, and Raymond McKinney, cellist and poet, discuss their relationship to Detroit’s arts and music culture.
Don Davis (1938-2014), musician, record producer, and banker, is interviewed by radio personality the Electrifying Mojo in this on-air interview.
United Sound Systems Recording Studios is Michigan’s oldest and Detroit’s first independent recording studio and the site of world-changing musical moments.
A recording of “Music for Moderns” a jazz show on Detroit radio station WJR hosted by the late radio personality Gene Elzy (1932-2013).
Detroit Jazz Alive was an on-air program featuring live in-studio performances by Detroit musicians broadcast on Detroit public radio station WDET.
Vincent Chandler, trombonist and composer, and his Quintet perform a set for Detroit Jazz Alive, an on-air program broadcast on public radio station WDET.
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.
Rayse Biggs, trumpeter and composer, and his Eleven Eleven band perform for Detroit Jazz Alive, an on-air program broadcast on public radio station WDET.
Marion Hayden, bass violinist and activist, discusses her relationship to Detroit music, the music scene that mentored her, and the impact of COVID-19.
The Blue Bird Inn was an institute for Detroit musicians and a hearth for the Black community. Detroit Sound Conservancy is telling the bar’s story.