ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleJimmy Roach; Motion; Spotlight on Monty Alexander and the Harlem Kingston Express
Broadcast Date2015-05-03
Record Date2015-05-03
SummaryRichmond interviews music legend Jimmy Roach and Motion, a Toronto based emcee/poet and playwright. Motion's award-winning play Aneemah's Spot was featured at Summerworks and appeared in the TD Then & Now Festival in 2014. Her poetry is published in two collections - Motion in Poetry and 40 Dayz (Women's Press)- and was featured in Give Voice (Playwrights Canada), The Great Black North (Frontenac), and In the Black: New African Canadian Literature (Insomniac). Motion is also a member of the South-North Griots Summit Coordinating Committee. The musical spotlight shines on Monty Alexander and the Harlem Kingston Express. Songs that U can trust, news that U can use. Visit Norman's blog. Norman O. Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.