Discover the latest edition of UPFRONT/In the Atlanta entertainment industry.
It features a conversation with the creative team behind The Black and the Blues of Louis Armstrong documentary. The new Apple Original documentary offers an intimate and revealing look at the musician who changed the world, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-seen personal recordings and conversations. Black & Blue pays homage to Armstrong’s legacy as the founding father of jazz, America’s first pop music star and cultural ambassador. Black & Blue Director Sacha Jenkins and producer Justin Wilkes are here to discuss the project and more.
In the second half of the show, Ray Cornelius goes behind the scenes of the exhibition at the CAU MusÃ©e d’art Jean Michel-Basquiat, Our friend John. The exciting new exhibition features early works by several collectors who knew him intimately, including drawings, writings, mixed media collages and clothing. Here to discuss the show is acting director Dr. Danille Taylor and co-anchor sponsor Stevenson Dunn Jr, of New York’s Bishop’s Gallery.
UPFRONT/In the Atlanta entertainment industry is hosted and produced by Ray Cornelius for Jazz 91.9 WCLK. It is recorded from the Clark University campus in Atlanta. It also airs on SiriusXM Tuesdays-Thursdays-Fridays at 6:30 p.m. EST on HBCU Channel 142.