ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleFaith Nolan; Dan Hill; Tribute to Donald Byrd - rewind
Broadcast Date2014-11-30
Record Date2013-07-14

Originally aired on 2013-07-14, Nova Scotia born social activist, singer-songwriter and guitarist, Faith Nolan, and African Canadian author, singer and songwriter, Dan Hill. Hill had two major hit songs, "Sometimes When We Touch" and "Can't We Try", a duet with Vonda Shepard. He refused to perform in South Africa during apartheid and did not permit his record label at the time, 20th Century Fox, to release his music in South Africa during that period. Hill supported the Toronto-based Biko-Rodney-Malcolm Coalition.

Tribute to jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd (December 9, 1932 - February 4, 2013). Byrd played hard-bop and bebop jazz, soul, and funk music for over 40 years and recorded many albums as a bandleader and sideman. Byrd won many awards and is recognized as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts. Visit Norman's blog. Norman O. Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.