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 Austin

What do we mean when we say, “Keep Austin Weird?” Is Austin really the Live Music Capital of the World? What does the mythology of Austin sound like? How can the story of jazz teach us to appreciate the various layers of meaning and significance of where we live, every day? In knowing our cultural…

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