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 […]
Lorin Brace: #RecordDET Interview
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 […]
Alex Blue V.: “Illuminating Detroit’s Place in the Hip-Hop Narrative” Presentation
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Alex Blue V.: "Illuminating Detroit’s Place in the Hip-Hop Narrative" Presentation
Preserving and Archiving Detroit’s Black History: Discussion
Detroit Sound Conservancy participated in this roundtable discussion on preserving Detroit’s Black history organized by Noir Design Parti.
Kenn Cox Quintet: Detroit Jazz Alive Performance
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): “Detroit (While I Was Away)” Performance
David Blair (1967-2011), songwriter, musician, and poet, discusses the city he loves and performs “Detroit (While I Was Away)” in this audio recording.
New Graystone Orchestra: Performance
Detroit Sound Conservancy · New Graystone Orchestra: Performance
Jazz Gets Around: Detroit Jazz Alive Performance
The group Jazz Gets Around performs a set for Detroit Jazz Alive, an on-air program broadcast on public radio station WDET.
Jimmy Dixon Quartet: Detroit Jazz Alive Performance
Piano player Jimmy Dixon leads his quartet in this live broadcast performance for Detroit Jazz Alive hosted by Jim Gallert on WDET.
Phil “Fresh” Simpson: “Yancey Fiddler” Artwork
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Phil "Fresh" Simpson: "Yancey Fiddler" Artist Statement