Legendary Saxophonist Sonny Rollins on Broken Record
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1y ago
We’re sharing an episode from our friends over at Broken Record. On Broken Record, acclaimed producer Rick Rubin, bestselling author Malcom Gladwell, and former New York Times editor Bruce Headlam talk with the musicians you love about their lives, inspiration, and craft. In honor of Black Music Month this June, we’re sharing Justin Richmond’s conversation with Sonny Rollins.    The legendary saxophonist and composer talks about one of his first big gigs playing alongside other jazz icons like Bud Powell and Fats Navarro. He also explains why he no longer actively listens to music, a ..read more
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Grammy Award Winning Artist PJ Morton On Broken Record
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by SpkerBox Media
1y ago
We’re sharing an episode from our friends over at Broken Record featuring one of our past guest on The Tight Rope, Grammy-award winning artist and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton.    On Broken Record, acclaimed producer Rick Rubin, bestselling author Malcom Gladwell, producer Justin Richmond, and former New York Times editor Bruce Headlam talk with the musicians you love about their lives, inspiration, and craft.    In honor of Black Music Month this June, we’re sharing Bruce Headlam’s interview with Grammy-award winning artist and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton. PJ talks to ..read more
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Maroon 5 Keyboardist PJ Morton On Broken Record
The Tight Rope
by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
We’re sharing an episode from our friends over at Broken Record featuring one of our past guest on The Tight Rope, Grammy-award winning artist and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton.    On Broken Record, acclaimed producer Rick Rubin, bestselling author Malcom Gladwell, producer Justin Richmond, and former New York Times editor Bruce Headlam talk with the musicians you love about their lives, inspiration, and craft.    In honor of Black Music Month this June, we’re sharing Bruce Headlam’s interview with Grammy-award winning artist and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton. PJ talks to ..read more
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Dr. Cornel West on Talk Easy
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
We're sharing a special episode from our friends at Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso. Talk Easy is a different kind of interview podcast, a space for guests to slow down and share how they arrived at the place they are today—and where they hope to go tomorrow. Rigorously researched and irrepressibly curious, Talk Easy hosts dialogues driven by compassion with artists, activists, and politicians. On this episode, Dr. Cornel West talks to Sam about his Robin Hood-like sensibility, discovering our purpose from womb-to-tomb, and the legacy of being a "jazz man" who fights for justice, love and freedom ..read more
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The Tight Rope Final Episode: Reflecting on a Year of Love, Wisdom, and Fortitude
The Tight Rope
by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content until December 31, 2021! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! In the final episode of The Tight Rope, Cornel West and Tricia Rose reminisce on all of the wonderful guests and poignant moments we’ve had this past year. Tune in to learn why the show is ending as we take a journey through our favorite moments. We are eternally grateful for everyone who has supported The Tight Rope and hope you stay connected with us. To get updates an ..read more
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Purple Rain: Prince's Legacy Lives On (Re-Release)
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! As we prepare for our final episode of The Tight Rope next week, we wanted to take it back to where it all started. Please enjoy this re-release of our very first episode. In this profound episode, Cornel West and Tricia Rose use Prince's iconic "Purple Rain" to explore a spectrum of topics. Join us for an in-depth discussion on race, gender fluidity, justice, resilience and excellence. Follo ..read more
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Marc Lamont Hill on Why He Debates Conservatives: Critical Race Theory, Bill Cosby, and More
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! Marc Lamont Hill, award-winning journalist and host of Black News Tonight, walks The Tight Rope this week! Join us for a profound discussion on debating extreme conservatives, Bill Cosby’s recent release from prison, and being grounded by a deep love of Black people. Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is currently the host of Black News Channel's primetime show, Black News Tonight as well as the Coffee & ..read more
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Renee Montgomery On Opting Out of the WNBA, Social Justice, and Protesting the National Anthem
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! Why did 2x WNBA Champion Renee Montgomery opt out of the 2020 season? In this throwback episode, Renee sits down with the professors to discuss why she felt called to leave basketball to focus on social justice reform. Renee Montgomery, a native West Virginian, has completed her 11th season in the WNBA, now playing for the Atlanta Dream. She was drafted 4th overall by the Minnesota Lynx in 200 ..read more
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Philosophical Conversations with Cornel West, Tricia Rose, and Teodros Kiros
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! This week, we’re thrilled to welcome Professor Teodros Kiros, leading authority on moral and African philosophy and dear colleague of Dr. Cornel West. Join us for a rich philosophical discussion between brilliant academics in an episode unlike any other. Teodros Kiros is considered a leading authority on moral philosophy and a leading voice in African philosophy, with 17 books published. He ha ..read more
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Cornel West and Tricia Rose: Love and Death
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by SpkerBox Media
2y ago
Become a member of our Patreon family for full episodes, behind-the-scenes access and more exclusive content! You can sign up here at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod OR, Donate to the show here! What is love? Is it the virtue we need the most right now? This week, the professors take on the most powerful virtue, love. Tune in to learn why learning how to love requires learning how to die and how this virtue can transform us all. Follow The Tight Rope on Social Media! Patreon | Twitter | Instagram |  Facebook Previous video episodes on our Youtube! Credits: Creator/EP: Jeremy Be ..read more
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