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 […]
Dancer and legend Lottie “The Body” sits down with us to discuss her career and call to preserve The National Theatre in downtown Detroit from demolition.
Singer Aloe Blacc performs at Canadian Music Week on the Blue Bird Inn Stage sponsored by Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Detroit).
James Jenkins, founder of the Graystone International Jazz Museum & Hall of Fame, was remembered on his centennial with a jazz libation ceremony.
We asked The Gabriel Brass Band to perform a tribute to LaVell Williams (1967-2018) on the Blue Bird Inn Stage at Light Box Performance.
On April 24, 2019 we put our own lock on the Blue Bird Inn with some help from bassist Marion Hayden and saxophonist De’Sean Jones.
Harold McKinney, jazz musician and composer, and Raymond McKinney, cellist and poet, discuss their relationship to Detroit’s arts and music culture.
Founder Carleton Gholz interviewed by Billy T. and T.J. on WHPR’s “The Billy T Experience” in Highland Park to promote our first Detroit Sound Conference.
The Community Jazz History Series was a video oral history program completed by the Graystone Jazz Museum and preserved by Detroit Sound Conservancy.