Jay Edwards chatted with playwright and musician Jacqueline Clay Chester on Jazz Tones Saturday. Ms. Chester's play A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play, will be performed at the Southwest Arts Center March 15-17 at 8pm.
Chester's play suggests its plot in the title, with Malcom's ghost appearing in the White House and the conversation that ensues between these two transformative African American leaders.
In addition to theatre, Chester is an accomplished vocalist who was photographed on the cover of Red Garland's " The Nearness of You" album produced by Orrin Keepnews, a National Endowment of the Arts award winner.
Chester has been a jazz vocalist over 30 years and has performed with numerous ensembles. She has been a virtuoso in the arts as author, playright, model and actress. As part of women's history month Jay
Edwards will speak with Jacqueline Clay Chester this Saturday on Jazz Tones, 2p-6p on WCLK.
For information about attending the A Conversation Between Malcolm X and President Obama: A One Act Play, you can reach out to the Southwest Arts Center here.