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Jazz and The Art of Mental Health (Part 2)

Listen back as we discuss the making of jazz, around a frank conversation about mental illness, addiction, and the advantages of thinking beyond our present circumstances. Through the artistry of Buddy Bolden, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and others, we explore the intersection of mental balance, suffering, wellness, and virtuosity. How does…

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Jazz and The Art of Mental Health (Part 1)

Listen back as we discuss the making of jazz, around a frank conversation about mental illness, addiction, and the advantages of thinking beyond our present circumstances. Through the artistry of Buddy Bolden, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and others, we explore the intersection of mental balance, suffering, wellness, and virtuosity. How does…

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V&B: Ella Fitzgerald and The Art of Grace

In this episode, Rebecca McInroy¬†discusses the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald alongside Rabbi and Jazz historian Neil Blumofe. John Fremgen (bass), Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield (vocals), Ephraim Owens (trumpet), Sean Giddings (piano), and Scott Laningham (drums).

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