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Black History Month: Conversations: Jacke Richardson

During the month of February, JAZZ.FM91 presented a four-part documentary series, Black History Month: Conversations, featuring some of Canada’s most celebrated jazz artists produced in partnership with RBC Royal Bank.

Episode #1
Showcasing: Jackie Richardson
Original Air Date: Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 4:00PM

Garvia Bailey sits down with Jackie Richardson. The preeminent black vocalist in this country, Jackie’s voice and soul is in contact with centuries of black music, from field hollers through gospel and blues to jazz. She is a mother figure and mentor to two generations of singers, to whom her unique and powerful voice remains a constant inspiration.

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