Gil Scott-Heron
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Reviews // 1 Articles
//Features

Persona and Modern Music in 17 Songs
17 Apr 2016 // 9:00 PM

Persona -- the “I” of the song -- has evolved, broadened, and expanded to more fully represent a diversity of experiences as well as emotional, political, and cultural orientations.

Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man
4 Dec 2014 // 9:15 PM

In this excerpt from his book on legendary soul singer Gil Scott-Heron, Marcus Baram recounts Scott-Heron's crucial time touring with Stevie Wonder.

//Columns

Dead Stars Tell No Tales: Whitney Houston's Death Casts New Light Onto Memoirs by Two '70s Pop Stars
28 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Just as the winners of the war tend to write the history books, only survivors write memoirs. Nile Rodgers' Le Freak and Gil Scott-Heron's The Last Holiday.

//Reviews

Bill Ortiz: Winter in America EP
21 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Santana trumpeter Bill Ortiz provides a fitting tribute to Gil Scott-Heron.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

// Notes from the Road

"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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