ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleTribute to Eric Dolphy | Hunger Strike in California prisons
Broadcast Date2011-07-03
Record Date2011-07-03
SummaryProducer/Host Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali pays tribute to Eric Allan Dolphy (June 20, 1928 - June 29, 1964), who was one of Black Music's unrecognized giants. Dolphy played alto saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He worked closely with John William Coltrane. Jalai interviews Kumasi, Shaka-At Thinnin and Juti Sadiki of the Black August Organizing Committee about the July 1st Hunger Strike at Pelican Bay and other California prisons. Delores Canales whose son is in Pelican Bay participating in the hunger strike joins the program. Sign the petition to support the prisoners on hunger strike at Pelican Bay prison in California!