A SAVAGE CONTENT
FEBRUARY 13, 2024
Celebrating Black History Month
We salute the contributions of Black Americans to our society, honoring their legacy and achievements throughout Black History Month and beyond! Savage Content is premiering a series of previously unreleased, exclusive video interviews with legendary African American music & cultural icons throughout the month of February. Expect special moments from Smokey Robinson, Harry Belafonte, Dionne Warwick, B.B. King, and Herbie Hancock.
Watch as the legendary Smokey Robinson opens up about his musical odyssey, delving into the complexities faced by black artists and unraveling the hidden tales behind iconic tracks.
For more interviews in this collection, go to our playlist.
Savage Content Exclusives
Did you catch these recent performances and interviews?
"Relaxin' at Camarillo"
Charlie Parker's "Relaxin' at Camarillo," interpreted by Pasquale Grasso.
John Pizzarelli shares an unforgettable encounter with the legendary Frank Sinatra.
Eddie Palmieri Unplugged
Eddie Palmieri shares insights into his musical journey, followed by a live performance.
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THE JAZZOLOGY TRIVIA SHOW
Hosted by NEA Jazz Master Willard Jenkins
Reigning champion, Joe Petrucelli, Executive Director of Jazz Foundation of America, goes up against Ricky Riccardi, a Louis Armstrong scholar, historian, and winner of the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Album Notes.
SAVAGE CONTENT BLOG
What Is the Great American Songbook
Written by Kristen Petronio
The Great American Songbook is a collection of the most influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century that have held such a legacy that they’ve stood the test of time. Think of them as the canon of the most important music. The songs that are part of this collection are so well-known that they are a staple of the cultural fabric. Some popular examples that would fit into the songbook include...
ALL WITHOUT WORDS
A father discovers a symphony within
his nonverbal autistic son.
All Without Words is the story of Justin Morell, an artist, composer, and music professor who recorded and used his nonverbal autistic son’s spontaneous vocalizations to compose a symphony. Partnering with multi-Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, John Daversa, A.W.W. shows the process of recording an album and how it birthed a sold-out multi-disciplinary, theatrical live experience.
The Butterfly Journal is the A.W.W. newsletter, sharing updates & info on the people, art, music, products and matters of neurodiversity. Issues one & two are available now!
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