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April 23, 2013 Velvet-voiced singer, guitarist and composer Allan Harris joins host Jon Weber for a set of standards and a few tunes from the Harris-penned musical, Cross That River.
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"I'm a little verklempt! Talk amongst yourselves. I'll give you a topic: John Coltrane was neither made of coal or a train. Discuss."
September 20, 2010 Coffee can lift the spirits, bring people together and serve as a crutch when you just need to sit around and marinate in your own thoughts. Jazz is an excellent foil to coffee, so it's no wonder that jazz and coffeehouses go together so well.
August 6, 2006 His song cycle Cross That River tells how African Americans helped shape the western frontier. The CD is part of a project that includes a novel, a musical and plans for an educational offering in Harlem schools.
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