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Jeff Chang
Articles

Jeff Chang has long known that art can be a catalyst for social change. For Chang, a journalist and culture critic who’s written extensively about the political influence of hip-hop, artists play a pivotal role in helping society imagine new realities.

Patti Smith
Audio

Legendary poet and singer Patti Smith has two selves. On stage, she revels in collaborating with the people around her and creating a memorable performance. But she reveals a very different self in her memoir "M Train." 

Piano with sheet music
Audio

Julian Barnes discusses composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his bully - Joseph Stalin.

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10:57
Jazz sax
Audio

Steve Paulson sat down with Bishop King, founder of the Church of St. John Coltrane, and with Ashley Kahn, author of “A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album” to dig a little deeper.

Young Fresh Fellows
Deep Tracks

Charles R. Cross on the Young Fresh Fellows album “The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest.”

Deep Tracks

Music journalist Charles R. Cross shares one of his favorite forgotten bands: The Sonics.

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