ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleIshmael Reed; Cecile Doo-Kingue; Musical spotlight on Cape Verde
Broadcast Date2015-11-08
Record Date2015-11-08
SummaryAuthor and activist Ishmael Reed will discuss his new volume, "The Complete Muhammad Ali". "Mr. Reed's prose style resembles the youthful Ali's ring style. He is unorthodox, brash, yet controlled." - New York Times

Cecille Doo-Kingue is a guitarist/singer-songwriter that blends blues, afro-roots and soul to create a unique sound. Born and raised in New York City, first generation from Cameroon, she has lived in the USA, France, and is now an adopted Montrealer. Music by Youssou N'Dour ft.Mutabaruka, Ayanna Gregory (youngest daughter of legendary comedian and activist Dick Gregory), Chico Hamilton, Charles Lloyd & Gabor Szabo. The musical spotlight shines on Capp Verdean artists Sarah Tavares, Tavares, Horace Silver and Cesaria Evora. Visit Norman's blog. Norman O. Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.