Jazz 91.9 WCLK listeners enjoyed cuts from Elias' 2015 release Made In Brazil , in particular the song Driving Ambition . Her performance at the Atlanta Jazz Festival created a memorable Brazilian music buzz in the city too. Elias has a new record coming out this week called Dance of Time , on Concord Jazz.
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This week on The Local Take I speak with Gary Golio and Charlotte Riley-Webb about the children's book: Strange Fruit Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song . The children's novel for those age Eight - 12 shares not only the biography of the legendary Jazz singer but also her serendipitous meeting with: Abel Meeropol, Barney Joesphson and John Hammond. In addition, Gary shares the history of how the poem Bitter Fruit written by Abel Meeropol , became the song Strange Fruit . Billie...
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