ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleSpotlight on Jimmy Ellis
Broadcast Date2012-03-11
Record Date2012-03-11
SummaryDiasporic Music shines the musical spotlight on Jimmy Ellis, the lead vocalist of the Trammps. Richmond pays tribute International Women's Day with the music of Aminata Moseka (Abbey Lincoln), Nina Simone, Odetta, Miriam Makeda , Ella Andall and others. Richmond plays a portion of a tribute to the publisher of the Toronto-based Black weekly newspaper Contrast. Producer/Host Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali provides an all African mix of music and politics. "Diasporic Music" is made in the West but is not of the West."